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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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) change your eating habits?

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  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
-Piedmont NC 2,367 1,557 69.5 66.5-72.3 810 30.5 27.7-33.5
GENDER
Male 921 641 72.6 67.8-77.0 280 27.4 23.0-32.2
Female 1,446 916 66.4 62.7-69.9 530 33.6 30.1-37.3
RACE
White 1,802 1,135 67.6 64.1-70.8 667 32.4 29.2-35.9
African American 480 364 74.7 67.6-80.7 116 25.3 19.3-32.4
Other minorities 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,299 1,516 69.2 66.2-72.1 783 30.8 27.9-33.8
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 540 390 72.2 66.3-77.4 150 27.8 22.6-33.7
55-64 578 423 74.6 68.7-79.7 155 25.4 20.3-31.3
65-74 640 419 69.7 64.3-74.5 221 30.3 25.5-35.7
75+ 521 261 48.5 42.0-55.1 260 51.5 44.9-58.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 193 60.1 52.3-67.5 145 39.9 32.5-47.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 775 541 73.9 68.9-78.4 234 26.1 21.6-31.1
Some Post-H.S. 585 383 70.2 64.0-75.7 202 29.8 24.3-36.0
College Graduate 662 435 69.2 64.0-74.0 227 30.8 26.0-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 312 206 71.4 63.4-78.3 106 28.6 21.7-36.6
$15,000- 24,999 456 300 68.2 60.7-74.9 156 31.8 25.1-39.3
$25,000- 34,999 236 165 72.6 62.7-80.7 71 27.4 19.3-37.3
$35,000- 49,999 288 189 69.5 60.2-77.5 99 30.5 22.5-39.8
$50,000+ 626 420 69.8 64.0-75.0 206 30.2 25.0-36.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 966 640 68.5 63.7-73.0 326 31.5 27.0-36.3
No 1,390 914 70.2 66.3-73.7 476 29.8 26.3-33.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 387 263 70.2 63.3-76.4 124 29.8 23.6-36.7
Non-Veteran 1,979 1,293 69.3 66.0-72.4 686 30.7 27.6-34.0

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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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