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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,959 2,833 70.0 67.4-72.4 678 20.3 18.0-22.8 448 9.7 8.5-11.1
GENDER
Male 1,576 1,084 68.4 64.1-72.3 305 22.1 18.4-26.3 187 9.5 7.8-11.7
Female 2,383 1,749 71.6 68.6-74.3 373 18.5 16.0-21.2 261 9.9 8.3-11.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 24 81.6 64.6-91.5 7 15.5 6.7-31.9 2 2.9 0.6-12.4
Non-Hispanic 3,920 2,804 69.8 67.2-72.3 671 20.4 18.1-22.9 445 9.8 8.6-11.2
AGE
18-24 13 6 37.4 11.4-73.6 7 62.6 26.4-88.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 90 68 75.8 62.6-85.4 20 22.8 13.4-36.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7
35-44 246 155 67.5 58.2-75.6 70 25.0 18.1-33.5 21 7.5 3.8-14.3
45-54 586 422 68.5 62.8-73.7 111 22.9 18.1-28.4 53 8.7 6.1-12.1
55-64 977 742 74.4 69.9-78.5 144 17.0 13.5-21.3 91 8.6 6.4-11.4
65+ 2,019 1,424 69.6 66.6-72.5 320 16.8 14.4-19.5 275 13.6 11.6-15.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 619 441 67.8 61.0-74.0 90 15.5 11.2-21.1 88 16.7 11.9-22.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,285 946 71.3 65.8-76.3 196 19.4 14.7-25.2 143 9.3 7.3-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,019 716 70.1 65.6-74.2 187 21.9 18.0-26.3 116 8.1 6.3-10.2
College Graduate 1,031 726 69.3 65.1-73.3 205 22.3 18.7-26.4 100 8.4 6.4-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 471 358 74.2 66.2-80.9 64 13.4 9.3-18.9 49 12.4 7.1-20.9
$15,000- 24,999 667 486 74.2 68.6-79.0 93 13.6 10.1-18.0 88 12.3 9.0-16.4
$25,000- 34,999 464 326 64.2 53.0-74.1 85 26.9 17.1-39.6 53 8.9 5.9-13.3
$35,000-49,999 501 367 72.7 65.8-78.6 86 20.2 14.7-27.1 48 7.1 4.8-10.5
$50,000- 74,999 520 359 71.8 66.1-76.8 104 20.7 16.1-26.3 57 7.5 5.5-10.1
$75,000+ 684 474 67.0 61.7-71.8 151 25.5 21.0-30.6 59 7.5 5.3-10.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,842 1,333 71.9 68.4-75.1 282 17.3 14.5-20.5 227 10.8 9.0-12.9
No 2,046 1,452 69.1 65.4-72.5 381 21.9 18.6-25.5 213 9.0 7.4-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 452 69.3 64.0-74.1 138 21.1 16.8-26.1 87 9.7 7.4-12.6
Non-Veteran 2,940 2,141 70.9 67.8-73.8 484 19.7 17.0-22.7 315 9.5 8.0-11.2

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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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