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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 118 89 74.3 63.8-82.7 11 10.5 5.6-18.9 18 15.2 8.9-24.6
GENDER
Male 48 35 76.2 60.4-87.0 6 9.2 3.9-20.4 7 14.6 6.4-30.0
Female 70 54 72.2 57.5-83.3 5 12.0 4.8-26.9 11 15.8 8.0-28.8
RACE
White 105 78 74.1 62.9-82.8 10 10.2 5.3-18.8 17 15.7 9.0-25.8
Other 11 9 72.6 35.4-92.7 1 13.7 2.0-56.0 1 13.7 1.9-56.1
AGE
18-44 15 9 62.6 34.9-83.9 4 21.2 7.3-47.8 2 16.2 4.0-47.1
45+ 102 79 77.8 67.2-85.7 7 7.2 3.3-15.0 16 15.0 8.7-24.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 57 72.7 59.0-83.1 7 12.3 5.6-24.9 12 15.0 7.9-26.6
Some College + 42 32 76.6 58.6-88.3 4 8.0 2.8-21.0 6 15.4 6.1-33.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 49 72.0 57.5-83.0 8 14.6 7.0-28.0 9 13.5 6.6-25.6
$50,000+ 22 17 76.6 51.3-91.0 2 7.6 1.7-28.5 3 15.8 4.7-42.1

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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