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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

(Are you) 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 4,452 3,392 77.6 75.6-79.5 573 11.7 10.4-13.2 487 10.6 9.2-12.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 846 704 80.4 75.4-84.6 43 5.4 3.5- 8.4 99 14.2 10.5-18.9
GENDER
Male 244 202 79.8 70.3-86.8 14 5.2 2.2-11.6 28 15.1 9.0-24.2
Female 602 502 80.9 75.3-85.5 29 5.6 3.4- 8.9 71 13.5 9.5-18.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 837 697 80.2 75.1-84.4 43 5.5 3.5- 8.5 97 14.3 10.6-19.1
AGE
18-34 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 236 203 83.3 75.3-89.1 12 4.7 2.4- 9.1 21 12.0 7.0-19.8
65-74 194 159 82.7 72.5-89.6 *** *** *** 28 14.4 7.9-24.6
75+ 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 140 77.0 66.4-85.0 11 5.2 2.2-11.7 31 17.8 10.6-28.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 265 79.1 69.8-86.1 14 5.1 2.6- 9.5 32 15.8 9.4-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 197 160 82.5 72.2-89.6 15 7.5 3.1-17.0 22 9.9 5.1-18.5
College Graduate 154 137 86.2 75.4-92.7 *** *** *** 14 11.6 5.7-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 171 87.4 80.1-92.3 13 7.3 3.5-14.6 21 5.3 2.9- 9.5
$15,000- 24,999 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 296 85.7 79.0-90.5 15 3.7 1.7- 7.7 39 10.6 6.5-17.0
No 490 404 77.8 70.8-83.5 28 6.4 3.8-10.8 58 15.8 10.8-22.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 79 82.1 70.9-89.6 *** *** *** 11 12.5 6.2-23.8
Non-Veteran 746 625 80.2 74.7-84.8 33 5.4 3.3- 8.8 88 14.4 10.4-19.6

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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