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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 147 91 61.5 52.1-70.0 48 34.6 26.3-44.0 8 3.9 1.9- 8.0
GENDER
Male 57 38 60.9 45.8-74.1 18 37.7 24.5-52.9 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8
Female 90 53 62.0 50.7-72.2 30 31.7 22.2-43.0 7 6.3 2.9-13.1
RACE
White 137 84 61.8 52.2-70.6 45 33.9 25.4-43.6 8 4.3 2.0- 8.7
Other 8 5 50.1 18.0-82.0 3 49.9 18.0-82.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 8 4 46.5 16.3-79.5 4 53.5 20.5-83.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 138 87 63.9 54.5-72.3 43 31.7 23.7-41.1 8 4.4 2.1- 8.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 53 57.8 45.2-69.5 30 38.5 27.0-51.3 4 3.8 1.3-10.0
Some College + 60 38 66.4 52.6-77.9 18 29.5 18.6-43.4 4 4.1 1.4-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 92 57 63.8 52.2-73.9 27 29.1 19.8-40.6 8 7.1 3.4-14.2
$50,000+ 33 18 49.9 31.8-67.9 15 50.1 32.1-68.2 0 0.0 . - .

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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