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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 164 116 72.6 64.4-79.5 40 22.7 16.4-30.5 8 4.7 2.2- 9.9
GENDER
Male 61 43 74.1 60.9-84.0 17 24.3 14.7-37.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
Female 103 73 71.2 60.5-80.0 23 21.3 13.8-31.2 7 7.5 3.3-16.3
RACE
White 112 76 67.0 56.1-76.3 33 28.8 20.2-39.2 3 4.3 1.3-13.0
Other 51 39 80.8 67.5-89.5 7 13.5 6.2-26.9 5 5.6 2.3-13.4
AGE
18-44 9 7 86.3 52.3-97.3 1 3.2 0.4-21.4 1 10.4 1.4-48.8
45+ 154 109 70.9 62.3-78.3 38 25.1 18.2-33.5 7 4.0 1.8- 8.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 52 77.3 65.0-86.2 16 21.1 12.6-33.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.3
Some College + 95 64 69.5 58.3-78.9 24 23.7 15.5-34.5 7 6.8 2.9-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 69 76.7 66.6-84.5 23 18.5 11.8-27.7 5 4.8 1.7-12.7
$50,000+ 47 33 67.4 51.3-80.3 13 31.1 18.5-47.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6

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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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