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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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
-Onslow County 147 105 66.0 55.8-75.0 24 23.2 15.1-33.8 18 10.8 6.3-17.8
GENDER
Male 49 32 60.9 44.5-75.1 8 23.6 12.0-41.0 9 15.5 7.3-30.0
Female 98 73 69.4 55.9-80.2 16 23.0 13.0-37.3 9 7.6 3.6-15.5
RACE
White 114 80 62.5 50.8-73.0 20 25.6 16.2-38.1 14 11.8 6.5-20.6
Other 31 23 76.3 54.5-89.6 4 16.0 5.1-40.4 4 7.7 2.7-20.2
AGE
18-44 22 12 46.7 26.1-68.5 8 42.7 22.7-65.5 2 10.6 2.4-36.6
45+ 124 92 71.5 60.0-80.7 16 17.6 9.7-29.9 16 10.9 6.3-18.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 52 69.0 51.5-82.4 8 19.3 8.2-39.0 7 11.7 4.8-25.5
Some College + 79 52 63.4 50.5-74.7 16 26.4 16.3-39.9 11 10.1 5.3-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 58 65.5 50.2-78.1 12 22.7 11.7-39.4 10 11.8 5.5-23.4
$50,000+ 45 32 68.4 51.8-81.4 9 24.2 12.7-41.2 4 7.4 2.6-19.5

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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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