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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 149 105 68.2 56.0-78.2 36 26.7 17.0-39.2 8 5.2 2.2-11.6
GENDER
Male 65 46 62.4 43.4-78.2 15 30.9 15.9-51.5 4 6.7 2.1-18.9
Female 84 59 74.8 63.3-83.7 21 21.7 13.5-33.1 4 3.4 1.1- 9.9
RACE
White 85 60 72.6 61.5-81.5 23 25.7 17.0-36.7 2 1.7 0.4- 7.5
Other 64 45 64.9 46.0-80.0 13 27.4 13.3-48.2 6 7.7 2.9-18.8
AGE
18-44 16 12 61.2 27.5-86.8 4 38.8 13.2-72.5 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 131 93 71.4 61.2-79.8 30 21.7 14.4-31.3 8 6.9 3.0-15.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 36 56.9 34.8-76.5 10 36.2 17.0-61.0 3 7.0 1.8-23.2
Some College + 100 69 75.1 65.0-83.0 26 20.8 13.8-30.3 5 4.1 1.4-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 53 73.8 57.5-85.4 12 22.6 11.6-39.3 4 3.6 1.2-10.6
$50,000+ 57 39 70.9 56.4-82.1 15 20.9 12.3-33.3 3 8.2 2.4-24.8

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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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