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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,936 2,574 65.8 63.2-68.4 1,188 30.2 27.8-32.8 174 3.9 3.1- 5.0
GENDER
Male 1,565 1,037 66.7 62.4-70.7 453 29.2 25.3-33.6 75 4.1 2.9- 5.8
Female 2,371 1,537 65.0 62.0-67.9 735 31.2 28.4-34.2 99 3.8 2.7- 5.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 22 81.9 66.1-91.3 10 16.1 7.5-31.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.1
Non-Hispanic 3,898 2,550 65.6 63.0-68.2 1,175 30.4 27.9-33.0 173 4.0 3.1- 5.0
AGE
18-24 13 5 29.4 8.0-66.7 8 70.6 33.3-92.0 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 89 68 75.9 62.4-85.6 19 22.1 12.8-35.4 2 2.0 0.4- 8.9
35-44 245 172 70.5 59.7-79.4 63 24.4 16.1-35.1 10 5.2 2.0-12.6
45-54 582 393 67.0 61.4-72.1 169 28.6 23.7-33.9 20 4.5 2.5- 7.9
55-64 974 667 68.9 64.4-73.1 267 28.0 23.9-32.4 40 3.1 2.0- 4.8
65+ 2,005 1,256 62.6 59.4-65.6 649 33.1 30.2-36.2 100 4.3 3.3- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 614 392 62.7 55.8-69.1 180 29.3 23.6-35.6 42 8.0 4.4-14.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,278 877 67.9 62.1-73.1 354 29.7 24.5-35.6 47 2.4 1.6- 3.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,017 663 67.6 63.3-71.7 305 28.8 24.9-33.0 49 3.6 2.5- 5.2
College Graduate 1,022 638 63.3 59.0-67.4 348 32.7 28.7-36.9 36 4.0 2.6- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 471 310 63.3 55.6-70.4 138 29.8 23.9-36.5 23 6.9 2.6-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 666 445 65.9 58.2-72.8 181 29.3 22.4-37.3 40 4.8 3.1- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 460 304 65.8 54.6-75.5 138 31.3 21.6-42.9 18 2.9 1.2- 6.7
$35,000-49,999 498 348 71.4 65.3-76.8 134 25.4 20.3-31.4 16 3.2 1.6- 6.3
$50,000- 74,999 515 324 67.0 61.2-72.3 175 30.5 25.4-36.2 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4
$75,000+ 680 451 66.7 61.6-71.5 204 29.4 24.9-34.5 25 3.9 2.3- 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,831 1,199 67.7 64.3-71.0 539 27.8 24.7-31.1 93 4.5 3.3- 6.0
No 2,035 1,333 64.9 61.1-68.5 625 31.7 28.2-35.5 77 3.4 2.3- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 443 68.1 62.7-73.1 192 28.4 23.5-33.8 35 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Non-Veteran 2,929 1,919 65.3 62.1-68.4 889 30.9 27.9-34.1 121 3.8 2.8- 5.1

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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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