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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 130 100 81.2 72.5-87.5 15 9.5 5.3-16.5 15 9.3 5.2-16.1
GENDER
Male 44 32 81.1 66.4-90.3 6 9.3 3.7-21.3 6 9.6 3.9-21.8
Female 86 68 81.2 70.5-88.6 9 9.7 4.7-19.2 9 9.1 4.4-17.8
RACE
White 93 69 76.5 65.2-84.9 12 11.9 6.3-21.3 12 11.7 6.2-21.1
Other 37 31 88.9 74.2-95.7 3 5.6 1.5-18.9 3 5.4 1.5-17.8
AGE
18-44 16 12 86.7 64.8-95.9 3 9.9 2.6-31.1 1 3.4 0.4-21.7
45+ 112 86 78.4 68.9-85.6 12 9.6 5.2-17.0 14 12.0 6.8-20.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 46 86.1 72.7-93.5 3 3.6 1.0-11.6 7 10.4 4.2-23.2
Some College + 74 54 77.9 66.0-86.6 12 13.4 7.0-24.1 8 8.7 4.0-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 49 86.8 75.0-93.5 6 6.3 2.6-14.6 5 6.9 2.5-17.8
$50,000+ 50 36 77.7 63.0-87.7 7 12.6 5.6-26.0 7 9.7 4.1-21.2

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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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