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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 177 140 76.6 68.2-83.3 20 12.9 8.0-20.1 17 10.5 6.1-17.5
GENDER
Male 73 54 73.5 60.0-83.7 10 14.5 7.2-26.9 9 12.0 5.6-24.0
Female 104 86 79.9 69.4-87.4 10 11.3 6.0-20.1 8 8.9 4.1-18.1
RACE
White 157 124 75.5 66.4-82.9 19 14.3 8.8-22.4 14 10.2 5.6-17.9
Other 19 15 82.0 56.0-94.2 1 5.5 0.8-31.1 3 12.5 3.2-38.3
AGE
18-44 16 14 88.6 62.8-97.3 2 11.4 2.7-37.2 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 159 126 75.0 65.7-82.5 17 12.8 7.6-20.8 16 12.1 6.9-20.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 88 77.9 66.6-86.2 10 10.0 5.2-18.6 10 12.1 5.9-23.1
Some College + 69 52 74.8 61.0-84.8 10 17.0 8.6-30.9 7 8.2 3.8-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 102 87 83.7 72.3-90.9 8 7.2 3.4-14.5 7 9.1 3.7-21.0
$50,000+ 43 31 72.2 55.2-84.6 9 22.6 11.4-39.9 3 5.2 1.6-15.4

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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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