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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 165 122 75.9 67.3-82.8 18 11.9 6.9-19.8 25 12.2 7.7-18.8
GENDER
Male 59 38 66.5 51.5-78.7 11 18.9 9.8-33.4 10 14.6 7.1-27.7
Female 106 84 82.5 72.3-89.5 7 7.0 2.6-17.6 15 10.5 5.9-18.1
RACE
White 93 65 72.5 60.7-81.7 14 16.7 9.2-28.6 14 10.8 6.0-18.7
Other 71 56 79.5 65.9-88.6 4 6.8 2.0-20.1 11 13.8 6.9-25.6
AGE
18-44 16 12 70.4 42.5-88.5 2 16.3 4.2-46.6 2 13.2 3.1-41.9
45+ 146 109 77.9 69.4-84.5 15 10.1 5.5-17.9 22 12.0 7.6-18.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 48 77.8 63.4-87.6 8 13.0 5.6-27.3 7 9.2 4.0-19.8
Some College + 102 74 74.8 63.6-83.5 10 11.3 5.4-22.0 18 13.9 8.0-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 64 79.3 65.5-88.5 4 6.4 1.9-19.2 10 14.4 7.0-27.1
$50,000+ 65 46 74.9 61.4-84.9 11 16.5 8.3-30.2 8 8.6 3.9-17.9

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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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