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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 116 79 64.4 52.5-74.8 30 27.7 18.2-39.7 7 7.9 3.5-16.7
GENDER
Male 47 30 57.9 39.8-74.1 11 28.7 14.8-48.2 6 13.4 5.6-28.8
Female 69 49 71.9 57.9-82.7 19 26.6 16.1-40.6 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
RACE
White 103 69 63.7 50.8-75.0 28 28.8 18.5-41.8 6 7.5 3.1-17.2
Other 11 8 64.4 30.4-88.2 2 24.6 5.9-62.7 1 11.1 1.5-49.9
AGE
18-44 15 10 56.8 28.1-81.6 3 31.3 9.9-65.3 2 11.9 2.5-41.4
45+ 100 68 66.5 54.7-76.6 27 26.9 17.9-38.3 5 6.6 2.6-15.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 46 63.1 49.3-75.0 22 27.0 17.1-39.9 6 10.0 4.3-21.5
Some College + 42 33 66.3 44.3-82.9 8 28.7 13.2-51.7 1 5.0 0.7-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 45 70.1 55.5-81.5 16 23.2 13.3-37.2 4 6.8 2.4-17.8
$50,000+ 22 13 46.0 23.9-69.8 7 40.7 18.5-67.6 2 13.2 3.2-41.1

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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