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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 177 126 71.7 63.2-78.8 47 25.0 18.4-32.9 4 3.4 1.0-10.7
GENDER
Male 71 50 74.1 61.3-83.8 18 20.6 12.6-32.0 3 5.2 1.2-19.5
Female 106 76 69.1 57.6-78.6 29 29.5 20.1-40.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
RACE
White 157 112 70.2 61.0-78.0 41 25.9 18.8-34.5 4 4.0 1.2-12.4
Other 19 13 79.4 55.2-92.3 6 20.6 7.7-44.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 16 13 85.9 62.3-95.8 3 14.1 4.2-37.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 159 113 69.5 60.2-77.4 42 26.3 19.2-35.0 4 4.2 1.3-13.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 75 67.3 56.0-76.9 31 28.3 19.7-38.9 2 4.4 1.0-17.6
Some College + 69 51 77.9 64.8-87.1 16 20.2 11.4-33.2 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 72 67.9 55.8-78.0 28 26.6 17.8-37.8 3 5.5 1.4-19.4
$50,000+ 43 33 80.1 64.6-89.9 9 18.2 8.9-33.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.2

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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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