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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 2,379 536 26.7 23.8-29.8 418 17.9 15.6-20.6 1,425 55.4 52.1-58.6
GENDER
Male 923 273 33.1 28.3-38.2 211 21.8 17.9-26.3 439 45.1 39.8-50.4
Female 1,456 263 20.6 17.3-24.2 207 14.2 11.7-17.1 986 65.3 61.3-69.0
RACE
White 1,813 416 28.0 24.6-31.7 352 20.0 17.1-23.1 1,045 52.1 48.2-55.8
African American 481 105 24.6 18.7-31.6 56 13.0 8.8-18.9 320 62.4 55.1-69.2
Other minorities 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,309 524 27.2 24.2-30.4 410 18.3 15.9-21.0 1,375 54.6 51.2-57.9
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 541 172 30.9 25.7-36.6 111 23.2 18.2-29.2 258 45.9 39.8-52.1
55-64 579 173 36.9 30.7-43.5 94 13.3 10.3-17.1 312 49.8 43.6-56.0
65-74 643 116 15.8 12.3-19.9 112 18.1 14.2-22.9 415 66.1 60.5-71.3
75+ 528 51 8.7 5.8-12.8 86 14.2 10.3-19.3 391 77.1 71.4-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 341 44 15.1 9.9-22.5 30 10.5 6.7-16.1 267 74.4 66.6-80.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 779 161 25.1 20.4-30.4 70 9.2 6.5-13.0 548 65.7 60.0-71.0
Some Post-H.S. 590 142 30.8 24.8-37.5 121 22.1 16.9-28.3 327 47.1 40.7-53.6
College Graduate 662 187 32.4 27.1-38.3 196 30.6 25.8-35.9 279 36.9 31.9-42.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 55 21.1 14.5-29.8 36 13.3 8.4-20.4 225 65.6 56.7-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 460 89 26.9 20.0-35.1 47 8.8 5.8-13.0 324 64.4 56.2-71.7
$25,000- 34,999 237 55 27.6 19.0-38.2 30 10.2 6.2-16.3 152 62.2 51.9-71.5
$35,000- 49,999 291 76 27.7 20.0-37.0 45 19.4 12.4-29.0 170 52.9 43.6-62.1
$50,000+ 625 188 33.0 27.4-39.1 198 31.0 25.5-37.0 239 36.0 30.4-42.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 972 191 22.7 18.3-27.8 131 12.9 10.0-16.4 650 64.5 59.2-69.4
No 1,395 343 29.3 25.5-33.3 284 20.8 17.6-24.5 768 49.9 45.6-54.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 389 113 32.1 25.3-39.7 82 21.2 15.9-27.7 194 46.7 39.3-54.3
Non-Veteran 1,989 423 25.7 22.6-29.2 336 17.3 14.7-20.3 1,230 57.0 53.3-60.5

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*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).

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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