SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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) change your eating habits?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,427 2,910 69.8 67.6-71.8 1,517 30.2 28.2-32.4
-WHITES 3,342 2,082 66.9 64.4-69.3 1,260 33.1 30.7-35.6
GENDER
Male 1,331 901 71.4 67.5-75.0 430 28.6 25.0-32.5
Female 2,011 1,181 62.4 59.2-65.5 830 37.6 34.5-40.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,285 2,048 66.8 64.3-69.2 1,237 33.2 30.8-35.7
AGE
18-34 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 183 136 75.0 65.7-82.5 47 25.0 17.5-34.3
45-54 462 345 74.7 68.5-80.0 117 25.3 20.0-31.5
55-64 815 591 75.4 71.0-79.3 224 24.6 20.7-29.0
65-74 953 567 62.6 58.1-66.9 386 37.4 33.1-41.9
75+ 843 387 42.9 38.1-48.0 456 57.1 52.0-61.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 468 270 61.2 54.0-67.9 198 38.8 32.1-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,085 715 68.7 64.4-72.7 370 31.3 27.3-35.6
Some Post-H.S. 864 536 69.4 64.7-73.7 328 30.6 26.3-35.3
College Graduate 919 557 65.1 60.5-69.5 362 34.9 30.5-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 417 251 61.5 53.9-68.6 166 38.5 31.4-46.1
$15,000- 24,999 596 370 65.8 58.9-72.1 226 34.2 27.9-41.1
$25,000- 34,999 356 235 67.5 59.7-74.4 121 32.5 25.6-40.3
$35,000- 49,999 429 268 69.7 63.2-75.5 161 30.3 24.5-36.8
$50,000- 74,999 395 265 74.1 67.3-79.9 130 25.9 20.1-32.7
$75,000+ 513 339 67.7 61.5-73.4 174 32.3 26.6-38.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,440 917 66.4 62.5-70.1 523 33.6 29.9-37.5
No 1,885 1,156 67.3 64.0-70.5 729 32.7 29.5-36.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 612 387 64.5 58.7-69.8 225 35.5 30.2-41.3
Non-Veteran 2,730 1,695 67.4 64.6-70.1 1,035 32.6 29.9-35.4

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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14SEP12.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook