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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 165 116 74.9 66.9-81.5 39 20.5 14.5-28.2 10 4.5 2.3- 8.8
GENDER
Male 59 44 79.9 66.7-88.7 13 18.4 9.9-31.7 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0
Female 106 72 71.5 60.9-80.2 26 22.0 14.4-32.1 8 6.5 3.0-13.3
RACE
White 93 65 74.4 63.6-82.8 23 21.1 13.5-31.5 5 4.5 1.7-11.2
Other 71 50 75.5 62.8-84.9 16 20.0 11.5-32.4 5 4.6 1.7-11.7
AGE
18-44 16 13 81.8 54.7-94.4 2 13.6 3.3-42.4 1 4.6 0.6-26.8
45+ 146 101 72.9 64.3-80.1 37 22.8 16.1-31.1 8 4.3 2.0- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 48 77.2 63.3-86.9 14 20.4 11.2-34.3 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5
Some College + 101 68 73.6 63.3-81.8 25 20.6 13.3-30.4 8 5.8 2.7-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 61 86.4 78.2-91.8 13 9.2 5.1-16.1 5 4.4 1.7-10.7
$50,000+ 64 43 69.1 55.7-79.9 18 26.5 16.5-39.7 3 4.4 1.3-13.5

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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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