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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 128 91 71.2 59.7-80.4 32 25.8 16.9-37.3 5 3.0 1.2- 7.7
GENDER
Male 48 33 67.8 48.6-82.4 13 29.3 15.2-48.8 2 2.9 0.7-11.3
Female 80 58 74.5 61.7-84.2 19 22.3 13.3-35.0 3 3.1 0.8-11.0
RACE
White 103 68 62.0 49.0-73.4 30 33.7 22.5-47.1 5 4.3 1.7-10.8
Other 23 21 92.7 69.8-98.6 2 7.3 1.4-30.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 16 11 68.4 38.4-88.3 4 29.2 10.2-60.1 1 2.4 0.3-15.9
45+ 112 80 72.3 61.8-80.8 28 24.4 16.3-34.7 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 47 73.4 59.3-84.0 15 24.5 14.3-38.7 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8
Some College + 64 44 69.0 50.8-82.8 17 27.0 14.0-45.7 3 3.9 1.1-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 60 83.0 71.7-90.4 16 16.0 8.8-27.2 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
$50,000+ 33 21 55.2 32.6-75.9 11 41.5 21.3-65.0 1 3.2 0.4-20.1

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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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