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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and AHEC Regions

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

(Are you) reducing your alcohol use?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Do not drink
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,456 911 24.9 22.8-27.1 724 17.4 15.6-19.3 2,821 57.7 55.3-60.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 132 *** *** *** 15 10.0 5.4-17.8 *** *** ***
Buncombe 99 *** *** *** 19 17.4 10.2-28.2 *** *** ***
Cabarrus 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Catawba 123 *** *** *** 23 12.2 6.8-20.9 *** *** ***
Cumberland 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Davidson 131 22 17.1 9.2-29.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 191 46 24.6 16.5-35.1 35 16.8 10.6-25.6 *** *** ***
Forsyth 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 124 18 18.8 11.0-30.3 11 10.2 4.9-20.1 *** *** ***
Guilford 257 54 33.1 24.3-43.2 47 16.3 11.3-22.8 156 50.7 41.5-59.8
Iredell 98 *** *** *** 12 11.9 6.1-21.8 *** *** ***
Johnston 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 211 53 30.6 22.5-40.1 43 19.9 13.8-27.9 115 49.5 40.7-58.3
New Hanover 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Onslow 131 28 18.4 10.8-29.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Orange 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Pitt 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Randolph 188 *** *** *** 21 6.4 3.5-11.4 *** *** ***
Robeson 146 21 15.4 8.4-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rowan 146 28 19.3 11.5-30.4 22 16.4 9.5-26.8 *** *** ***
Union 112 *** *** *** 20 13.3 7.4-22.8 *** *** ***
Wake 162 *** *** *** 45 28.1 19.5-38.7 *** *** ***
Wayne 132 *** *** *** 12 8.8 3.8-19.3 *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 535 99 20.3 15.5-26.0 87 19.3 13.8-26.3 349 60.5 53.6-66.9
Northwest 915 169 21.6 17.5-26.4 139 17.9 13.7-22.9 607 60.5 55.0-65.7
Charlotte 594 129 27.4 22.1-33.4 100 15.9 12.3-20.4 365 56.7 50.6-62.5
Greensboro 729 167 30.0 23.8-36.9 125 16.4 11.8-22.3 437 53.7 46.9-60.3
Southern Regional 406 70 23.6 17.3-31.3 38 13.3 8.2-20.8 298 63.1 54.6-70.8
Coastal 204 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 506 130 32.1 25.1-40.0 103 19.9 15.1-25.8 273 47.9 40.7-55.2
Area L 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Eastern 511 90 24.6 18.0-32.7 72 14.8 10.1-21.4 349 60.6 52.3-68.3

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.

NOTE: In 2011, the State Center for Health Statistics developed its own set of sample weights for N.C. counties and AHEC regions.
These county and AHEC weights cannot also be used to weight the data for the three N.C. regions. Consequently, regional results are not shown here, as in previous years.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50., % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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