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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 151 110 76.3 68.1-82.9 23 12.5 7.9-19.3 18 11.2 6.7-18.0
GENDER
Male 57 43 79.3 66.6-88.0 6 8.5 3.8-18.0 8 12.2 5.7-24.1
Female 94 67 73.6 62.3-82.5 17 16.1 9.2-26.5 10 10.3 5.2-19.5
RACE
White 141 100 74.3 65.5-81.4 23 13.6 8.6-20.9 18 12.2 7.3-19.5
Other 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 10 9 96.5 77.4-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-22.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 140 100 73.3 64.3-80.6 22 13.9 8.7-21.4 18 12.8 7.8-20.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 61 71.0 59.5-80.4 15 13.1 7.6-21.8 13 15.8 8.8-26.8
Some College + 62 49 83.0 70.4-90.9 8 11.7 5.2-24.5 5 5.3 2.1-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 95 69 77.6 67.9-85.1 13 10.5 5.9-18.0 13 11.9 6.6-20.4
$50,000+ 34 24 73.4 54.7-86.4 6 15.6 6.3-33.9 4 11.0 3.8-27.5

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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