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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 165 131 80.5 72.8-86.4 21 12.8 8.0-19.8 13 6.7 3.6-12.1
GENDER
Male 61 49 79.5 65.8-88.7 9 15.4 7.7-28.5 3 5.1 1.4-16.5
Female 104 82 81.4 72.2-88.0 12 10.4 5.7-18.4 10 8.2 4.3-15.3
RACE
White 112 87 78.4 68.4-85.9 17 15.8 9.4-25.5 8 5.8 2.7-11.9
Other 51 44 88.1 75.3-94.7 3 6.7 2.0-20.4 4 5.2 1.8-13.7
AGE
18-44 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 155 122 78.1 69.7-84.7 21 14.6 9.2-22.3 12 7.3 3.9-13.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 58 88.3 79.0-93.8 7 6.6 3.0-13.9 4 5.1 1.8-13.6
Some College + 96 73 75.5 64.3-84.1 14 16.7 9.6-27.3 9 7.8 3.6-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 79 85.8 76.8-91.7 10 7.0 3.4-13.7 8 7.2 3.2-15.4
$50,000+ 48 36 71.7 55.4-83.7 10 25.9 14.3-42.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.4

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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