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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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 -
cut 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 5,090 3,435 68.4 66.2-70.6 1,425 27.7 25.6-29.9 230 3.9 3.2- 4.7
-Alamance County 138 92 69.5 59.4-78.1 38 23.2 16.1-32.3 8 7.2 2.8-17.4
GENDER
Male 49 37 69.1 49.8-83.4 10 21.8 10.5-39.6 2 9.2 1.9-34.6
Female 89 55 69.9 59.2-78.8 28 24.4 16.4-34.6 6 5.7 2.5-12.6
RACE
White 113 74 69.5 58.8-78.5 32 25.2 16.9-36.0 7 5.2 2.4-11.0
Other 25 18 69.7 42.8-87.6 6 16.7 6.9-35.3 1 13.6 2.1-54.2
AGE
18-44 11 8 66.9 30.1-90.5 2 27.6 6.3-68.3 1 5.5 0.7-31.9
45+ 125 82 69.7 59.5-78.2 36 22.8 16.1-31.1 7 7.6 2.7-19.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 43 65.5 49.9-78.4 19 23.4 13.3-37.9 6 11.0 3.7-28.9
Some College + 70 49 74.2 62.2-83.4 19 23.0 14.4-34.7 2 2.8 0.7-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 56 73.8 63.3-82.1 25 21.3 13.9-31.1 5 4.9 2.0-11.9
$50,000+ 36 25 68.0 46.4-83.9 9 19.6 9.8-35.4 2 12.5 2.4-45.1

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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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