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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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
-Onslow County 143 108 74.7 65.5-82.0 32 22.7 15.8-31.5 3 2.6 0.6-10.1
GENDER
Male 47 37 78.4 61.5-89.2 8 15.6 7.0-31.2 2 6.0 1.3-24.2
Female 96 71 72.3 60.9-81.4 24 27.2 18.2-38.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
RACE
White 111 85 75.0 64.5-83.3 23 21.5 14.1-31.5 3 3.4 0.8-12.9
Other 30 22 74.0 52.5-88.0 8 26.0 12.0-47.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 22 16 74.1 51.0-88.7 5 18.3 7.4-38.7 1 7.6 1.1-38.1
45+ 120 91 74.5 64.4-82.6 27 24.3 16.4-34.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 53 78.2 64.2-87.8 11 15.9 8.4-28.2 3 5.8 1.4-20.7
Some College + 75 54 71.5 58.7-81.5 21 28.5 18.5-41.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 60 74.8 61.2-84.8 17 21.8 12.9-34.3 1 3.5 0.5-20.6
$50,000+ 44 33 73.4 57.1-85.1 11 26.6 14.9-42.9 0 0.0 . - .

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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