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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-MALES

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
-MALES 1,957 1,387 71.5 67.9-74.9 344 19.6 16.5-23.2 226 8.9 7.4-10.7
RACE
White 1,576 1,084 68.4 64.1-72.3 305 22.1 18.4-26.3 187 9.5 7.8-11.7
African American 280 230 83.9 75.7-89.7 21 9.7 4.8-18.6 29 6.4 4.1-10.0
Other Minorities 87 63 68.7 50.3-82.7 16 21.4 10.5-38.8 8 9.9 3.5-24.9
AGE
18-24 14 10 61.4 23.9-88.9 4 38.6 11.1-76.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 60 45 77.3 61.5-87.9 12 19.8 9.9-35.6 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7
35-44 156 106 70.5 58.6-80.2 35 19.6 11.6-31.1 15 9.9 4.9-19.0
45-54 353 248 68.1 60.5-74.9 65 23.3 17.2-30.8 40 8.5 5.9-12.2
55-64 534 408 76.8 71.2-81.7 75 14.8 10.7-20.1 51 8.4 5.8-12.0
65+ 826 560 69.5 64.8-73.8 152 18.3 14.7-22.6 114 12.2 9.5-15.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 322 225 69.0 59.0-77.4 52 17.5 10.6-27.4 45 13.5 8.4-21.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 447 73.0 64.9-79.8 85 17.4 11.1-26.2 72 9.6 6.9-13.1
Some Post-H.S. 467 316 71.4 65.1-77.0 94 20.7 15.7-26.8 57 7.9 5.6-11.0
College Graduate 561 396 71.2 65.4-76.3 113 22.4 17.7-28.0 52 6.5 4.5- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 149 72.2 59.8-81.9 31 16.4 9.3-27.4 20 11.4 5.1-23.4
$15,000- 24,999 311 234 77.5 68.4-84.6 41 14.3 8.2-23.8 36 8.2 5.3-12.5
$25,000- 34,999 234 171 70.0 54.0-82.3 39 23.7 12.0-41.4 24 6.3 3.6-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 250 171 70.5 60.8-78.6 45 19.2 12.2-29.0 34 10.3 6.3-16.3
$50,000- 74,999 295 197 69.0 60.7-76.2 59 21.4 15.2-29.3 39 9.6 6.1-14.8
$75,000+ 439 306 70.0 63.6-75.6 94 22.6 17.5-28.7 39 7.4 5.0-10.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 880 626 73.7 68.8-78.0 149 16.6 12.9-21.0 105 9.7 7.4-12.7
No 1,033 729 70.3 64.9-75.1 188 21.4 16.9-26.9 116 8.3 6.3-10.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 753 507 69.1 64.0-73.8 146 20.1 16.0-24.9 100 10.8 8.2-14.1
Non-Veteran 1,046 770 73.8 68.7-78.4 175 18.6 14.4-23.8 101 7.5 5.7- 9.9

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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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