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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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?

(Ever advised you to) 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 4,417 3,083 72.3 70.2-74.3 1,108 22.7 20.8-24.7 226 5.0 4.1- 6.2
-Eastern NC 1,243 899 73.2 69.0-77.1 279 21.1 17.7-25.1 65 5.6 3.8- 8.2
GENDER
Male 423 309 74.6 67.6-80.4 89 18.7 13.7-24.9 25 6.8 3.8-11.9
Female 820 590 72.1 66.8-76.8 190 23.4 18.9-28.5 40 4.6 2.8- 7.3
RACE
White 786 535 70.3 64.9-75.2 213 24.1 19.7-29.0 38 5.7 3.3- 9.5
African American 339 275 78.5 70.6-84.7 44 15.2 9.9-22.7 20 6.3 3.4-11.3
Other minorities 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,201 868 72.8 68.4-76.7 269 21.5 17.9-25.5 64 5.7 3.9- 8.5
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 272 211 77.9 69.4-84.5 49 17.0 11.4-24.5 12 5.2 2.1-12.3
55-64 323 242 75.1 67.2-81.6 67 19.5 13.8-27.0 14 5.3 2.5-11.0
65-74 323 230 69.1 61.0-76.2 70 24.3 17.8-32.1 23 6.6 3.5-12.1
75+ 281 186 69.4 59.7-77.5 81 24.1 16.9-33.3 14 6.5 3.3-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 177 74.8 63.4-83.6 39 16.1 9.5-26.1 15 9.0 3.8-19.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 426 317 74.1 67.0-80.2 90 19.9 14.5-26.6 19 6.0 3.4-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 309 223 73.0 64.8-79.8 70 24.3 17.7-32.4 16 2.7 1.3- 5.7
College Graduate 274 181 69.3 60.4-77.0 78 25.2 18.2-33.8 15 5.4 2.7-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 161 68.5 57.5-77.7 49 25.0 16.4-36.1 13 6.5 3.2-13.0
$15,000- 24,999 226 171 74.4 63.9-82.7 40 19.5 12.1-29.8 15 6.1 2.9-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 281 199 80.3 73.4-85.7 69 16.4 11.5-22.8 13 3.4 1.7- 6.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 548 405 74.3 68.2-79.6 110 19.8 15.1-25.6 33 5.9 3.7- 9.4
No 685 486 72.4 66.4-77.6 167 22.1 17.5-27.6 32 5.5 3.1- 9.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 150 72.7 63.0-80.7 52 21.0 13.9-30.4 11 6.3 2.9-13.1
Non-Veteran 1,030 749 73.3 68.6-77.6 227 21.2 17.4-25.6 54 5.5 3.5- 8.5

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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