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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 127 97 72.8 60.9-82.2 18 18.6 10.5-30.7 12 8.6 4.4-16.2
GENDER
Male 47 32 67.3 47.8-82.2 9 21.4 9.2-42.2 6 11.3 4.5-25.8
Female 80 65 78.3 64.2-87.9 9 15.8 7.4-30.6 6 5.9 2.4-13.9
RACE
White 102 80 70.7 56.4-81.8 14 21.5 11.4-36.9 8 7.8 3.6-16.2
Other 23 16 78.4 55.6-91.4 4 11.9 3.8-31.9 3 9.6 2.4-31.8
AGE
18-44 16 11 69.6 39.5-88.9 3 23.3 6.7-56.3 2 7.1 1.5-27.3
45+ 111 86 74.2 62.7-83.1 15 16.6 9.3-27.8 10 9.2 4.4-18.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 46 66.5 51.0-79.1 12 22.9 12.4-38.4 6 10.6 4.2-24.4
Some College + 63 51 78.9 59.4-90.5 6 14.4 4.7-36.6 6 6.7 2.7-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 59 73.5 58.9-84.3 11 17.3 8.8-31.4 8 9.2 3.8-20.7
$50,000+ 32 26 71.3 43.5-89.0 4 22.9 7.0-53.9 2 5.8 1.4-21.1

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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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