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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,163 2,399 76.3 73.9-78.6 420 14.2 12.4-16.3 344 9.4 8.1-11.0
RACE
White 2,383 1,749 71.6 68.6-74.3 373 18.5 16.0-21.2 261 9.9 8.3-11.8
African American 625 527 87.7 83.9-90.7 29 3.6 2.2- 5.9 69 8.7 6.2-12.0
Other Minorities 141 111 76.6 59.5-88.0 16 15.3 5.8-34.6 14 8.0 3.4-18.0
AGE
18-24 14 7 64.9 33.4-87.3 6 29.8 10.0-61.9 1 5.3 0.7-31.1
25-34 65 51 81.7 67.6-90.5 11 14.1 6.8-26.8 3 4.2 1.1-15.0
35-44 199 136 72.3 63.3-79.7 47 21.6 14.9-30.2 16 6.1 3.4-10.9
45-54 479 379 79.1 73.3-83.9 67 13.8 9.9-19.0 33 7.1 4.4-11.1
55-64 765 602 77.3 72.0-81.8 88 13.4 9.7-18.1 75 9.4 6.5-13.3
65+ 1,614 1,208 75.4 71.9-78.5 196 12.3 9.8-15.3 210 12.3 10.2-14.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 565 440 77.2 70.9-82.4 59 9.7 6.7-13.8 66 13.1 9.0-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,081 832 78.0 73.7-81.7 135 13.9 10.7-17.9 114 8.1 6.1-10.6
Some Post-H.S. 816 608 76.6 72.1-80.6 110 14.3 11.1-18.4 98 9.1 6.9-11.8
College Graduate 695 514 72.9 67.5-77.7 116 18.0 13.7-23.2 65 9.1 6.6-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 545 437 81.0 74.8-86.0 49 7.7 4.9-12.1 59 11.2 7.4-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 615 472 79.7 74.5-84.1 69 9.8 6.9-13.9 74 10.4 7.4-14.5
$25,000- 34,999 351 252 70.0 61.0-77.6 52 18.5 11.8-27.7 47 11.5 7.5-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 370 295 79.3 72.5-84.7 53 15.9 10.9-22.7 22 4.8 2.9- 7.8
$50,000- 74,999 334 253 79.2 72.9-84.4 52 14.4 9.9-20.4 29 6.4 4.2- 9.6
$75,000+ 343 249 71.2 64.0-77.5 67 22.3 16.6-29.3 27 6.5 3.7-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,582 1,214 78.5 75.2-81.5 176 11.3 9.0-14.1 192 10.2 8.3-12.4
No 1,524 1,144 75.0 71.4-78.2 233 16.2 13.5-19.4 147 8.8 7.0-11.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 45 82.2 67.1-91.3 7 7.0 2.8-16.4 6 10.8 4.2-24.9
Non-Veteran 2,817 2,141 76.8 74.3-79.2 372 13.9 12.0-16.0 304 9.3 7.8-10.9

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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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