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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 128 81 63.4 51.8-73.6 41 31.0 21.6-42.3 6 5.7 2.4-12.6
GENDER
Male 43 26 62.2 42.6-78.5 15 33.2 18.1-52.7 2 4.6 1.1-17.0
Female 85 55 64.6 52.3-75.2 26 28.7 19.2-40.6 4 6.7 2.4-17.4
RACE
White 93 52 58.0 45.3-69.8 37 36.5 25.7-49.0 4 5.4 1.9-14.4
Other 35 29 72.5 48.1-88.2 4 21.5 7.7-47.1 2 6.0 1.4-22.1
AGE
18-44 16 10 66.7 36.9-87.3 5 29.9 10.7-60.2 1 3.4 0.4-21.7
45+ 110 69 61.1 50.3-70.9 36 32.2 23.1-42.7 5 6.8 2.7-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 34 62.4 43.2-78.3 19 33.3 18.5-52.4 2 4.3 1.0-17.2
Some College + 73 47 64.0 49.6-76.3 22 29.4 18.3-43.7 4 6.5 2.4-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 41 68.9 50.7-82.7 17 29.8 16.3-48.0 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0
$50,000+ 50 31 62.2 45.0-76.8 16 31.8 18.4-49.0 3 6.0 1.8-17.9

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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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