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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
cutting down on salt?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Do not use salt
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,120 3,786 74.0 71.9-76.0 764 16.8 15.0-18.8 570 9.2 8.1-10.3
-Alamance County 139 100 70.2 59.8-78.9 20 16.0 9.6-25.4 19 13.8 7.8-23.2
GENDER
Male 50 32 60.6 43.0-75.8 11 23.6 11.9-41.3 7 15.9 6.1-35.3
Female 89 68 77.8 66.9-85.8 9 10.0 4.9-19.3 12 12.2 6.6-21.7
RACE
White 114 81 70.1 59.1-79.2 17 18.1 10.4-29.5 16 11.9 7.1-19.2
Other 25 19 70.6 43.0-88.5 3 9.1 2.7-26.6 3 20.3 5.4-53.0
AGE
18-44 11 7 60.7 27.0-86.5 1 21.4 3.3-68.3 3 18.0 5.2-46.5
45+ 126 91 71.5 60.9-80.1 19 15.2 9.5-23.5 16 13.3 7.0-23.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 48 68.1 51.9-80.8 9 14.7 6.3-30.4 11 17.3 8.0-33.3
Some College + 71 52 72.7 59.8-82.6 11 17.4 9.4-30.0 8 9.9 4.8-19.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 68 82.3 72.0-89.3 8 8.4 3.8-17.7 10 9.3 4.7-17.4
$50,000+ 37 24 61.5 41.4-78.3 8 20.5 10.0-37.3 5 18.1 5.8-44.1

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

^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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