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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 150 113 77.4 68.0-84.6 20 12.7 7.5-20.8 17 9.9 5.5-17.3
GENDER
Male 65 45 70.8 55.0-82.8 11 15.8 7.6-30.0 9 13.4 6.1-26.9
Female 85 68 85.0 75.9-91.0 9 9.1 4.5-17.6 8 5.9 2.8-12.0
RACE
White 85 58 68.8 57.2-78.4 18 22.7 14.3-34.1 9 8.5 4.2-16.4
Other 65 55 83.7 68.5-92.4 2 5.4 1.1-22.2 8 10.9 4.6-23.6
AGE
18-44 16 12 84.0 59.3-95.0 3 9.0 2.6-27.2 1 6.9 0.9-37.0
45+ 132 100 75.3 65.1-83.2 17 14.1 7.9-23.8 15 10.7 5.9-18.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 38 77.1 57.1-89.5 5 10.0 2.7-30.5 7 13.0 4.8-30.3
Some College + 100 75 77.6 67.6-85.2 15 14.4 8.5-23.3 10 8.0 4.0-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 56 80.0 63.8-90.1 7 11.7 4.3-28.2 6 8.2 2.9-21.1
$50,000+ 57 38 67.3 52.7-79.3 11 18.6 10.3-31.4 8 14.0 6.2-28.7

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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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