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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 121 91 75.3 65.9-82.9 18 14.0 8.6-22.1 12 10.6 5.9-18.3
GENDER
Male 47 35 77.6 62.9-87.6 6 10.2 4.3-22.6 6 12.1 5.3-25.5
Female 74 56 73.3 60.3-83.3 12 17.4 9.5-29.6 6 9.3 4.1-19.9
RACE
White 113 84 74.4 64.5-82.3 17 14.2 8.5-22.7 12 11.4 6.4-19.6
Other 7 6 86.5 41.6-98.3 1 13.5 1.7-58.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 6 5 87.7 44.6-98.4 1 12.3 1.6-55.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 114 85 73.3 63.5-81.2 17 14.4 8.8-22.6 12 12.4 7.0-21.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 33 69.2 52.7-81.9 6 15.3 6.6-31.5 7 15.5 7.2-30.2
Some College + 73 57 80.6 69.2-88.5 12 13.6 7.4-23.9 4 5.8 2.1-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 47 73.9 59.5-84.5 9 15.7 7.8-29.1 6 10.5 4.5-22.4
$50,000+ 47 33 74.2 59.1-85.1 8 13.1 6.1-25.8 6 12.7 5.6-26.5

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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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