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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,438 3,381 78.6 76.6-80.5 1,057 21.4 19.5-23.4
-Piedmont NC 2,365 1,837 79.6 76.7-82.1 528 20.4 17.9-23.3
GENDER
Male 921 694 77.6 72.6-82.0 227 22.4 18.0-27.4
Female 1,444 1,143 81.4 78.5-84.0 301 18.6 16.0-21.5
RACE
White 1,802 1,353 76.4 72.8-79.6 449 23.6 20.4-27.2
African American 478 414 88.2 83.3-91.8 64 11.8 8.2-16.7
Other minorities 70 59 88.8 77.9-94.7 11 11.2 5.3-22.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,298 1,786 80.1 77.4-82.6 512 19.9 17.4-22.6
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 538 441 84.7 79.7-88.6 97 15.3 11.4-20.3
55-64 578 472 81.7 76.4-86.0 106 18.3 14.0-23.6
65-74 640 491 76.3 70.8-81.0 149 23.7 19.0-29.2
75+ 521 360 69.1 62.6-74.9 161 30.9 25.1-37.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 336 253 75.6 68.7-81.3 83 24.4 18.7-31.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 776 610 80.0 74.7-84.4 166 20.0 15.6-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 586 452 80.4 74.2-85.5 134 19.6 14.5-25.8
College Graduate 660 518 81.0 76.4-84.9 142 19.0 15.1-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 250 81.9 74.9-87.2 63 18.1 12.8-25.1
$15,000- 24,999 459 361 79.1 71.5-85.2 98 20.9 14.8-28.5
$25,000- 34,999 235 184 84.5 76.8-90.0 51 15.5 10.0-23.2
$35,000- 49,999 288 233 84.9 78.9-89.4 55 15.1 10.6-21.1
$50,000+ 624 477 79.3 73.6-84.0 147 20.7 16.0-26.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 965 751 80.7 76.3-84.4 214 19.3 15.6-23.7
No 1,388 1,079 79.0 75.2-82.4 309 21.0 17.6-24.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 386 285 75.6 68.6-81.5 101 24.4 18.5-31.4
Non-Veteran 1,978 1,551 80.3 77.1-83.1 427 19.7 16.9-22.9

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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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