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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Has a doctor or health professional ever advised you to do any of the following
to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

(Ever advised you to) exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,414 3,484 80.6 78.6-82.4 930 19.4 17.6-21.4
GENDER
Male 1,649 1,315 80.8 77.5-83.8 334 19.2 16.2-22.5
Female 2,765 2,169 80.3 78.0-82.4 596 19.7 17.6-22.0
RACE
White 3,331 2,598 80.3 78.1-82.3 733 19.7 17.7-21.9
African American 842 696 81.6 76.5-85.9 146 18.4 14.1-23.5
Native American 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 102 76 83.3 72.5-90.4 26 16.7 9.6-27.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 83 81.7 70.1-89.4 33 18.3 10.6-29.9
-English Speaking 75 56 89.9 81.0-94.9 19 10.1 5.1-19.0
-Spanish Speaking 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,285 3,392 80.5 78.5-82.4 893 19.5 17.6-21.5
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** 27 26.0 17.0-37.6
35-44 269 230 85.2 78.1-90.2 39 14.8 9.8-21.9
45-54 695 583 84.6 79.3-88.8 112 15.4 11.2-20.7
55-64 1,116 930 83.3 79.8-86.4 186 16.7 13.6-20.2
65-74 1,190 934 80.2 77.0-83.1 256 19.8 16.9-23.0
75+ 998 692 70.9 66.4-74.9 306 29.1 25.1-33.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 704 515 79.6 75.2-83.5 189 20.4 16.5-24.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,454 1,150 78.5 74.8-81.9 304 21.5 18.1-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,125 914 82.2 78.2-85.7 211 17.8 14.3-21.8
College Graduate 1,121 897 82.3 78.9-85.2 224 17.7 14.8-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 668 489 74.6 69.1-79.4 179 25.4 20.6-30.9
$15,000- 24,999 844 666 79.7 74.6-84.1 178 20.3 15.9-25.4
$25,000- 34,999 458 367 81.1 75.0-86.0 91 18.9 14.0-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 555 455 81.4 74.9-86.5 100 18.6 13.5-25.1
$50,000-74,999 461 390 86.7 81.0-90.8 71 13.3 9.2-19.0
$75,000+ 602 498 85.0 79.6-89.2 104 15.0 10.8-20.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,892 1,497 79.8 76.9-82.4 395 20.2 17.6-23.1
No 2,498 1,969 81.0 78.3-83.5 529 19.0 16.5-21.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 742 586 81.3 77.1-84.9 156 18.7 15.1-22.9
Non-Veteran 3,671 2,897 80.4 78.2-82.5 774 19.6 17.5-21.8

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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