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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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%)
TOTAL 4,452 3,392 77.6 75.6-79.5 573 11.7 10.4-13.2 487 10.6 9.2-12.2
GENDER
Male 1,666 1,228 76.4 73.1-79.5 259 12.9 10.8-15.3 179 10.7 8.4-13.4
Female 2,786 2,164 78.7 76.3-81.0 314 10.6 9.0-12.5 308 10.6 9.0-12.5
RACE
White 3,365 2,499 76.7 74.4-78.8 493 13.4 11.7-15.2 373 9.9 8.5-11.6
African American 846 704 80.4 75.4-84.6 43 5.4 3.5- 8.4 99 14.2 10.5-18.9
Native American 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 117 85 80.7 68.8-88.9 22 15.2 8.0-27.0 *** *** ***
-English Speaking 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,320 3,300 77.6 75.6-79.5 549 11.6 10.2-13.1 471 10.8 9.4-12.4
AGE
18-34 106 83 78.6 67.4-86.7 15 13.2 7.2-23.0 *** *** ***
35-44 270 216 80.8 73.3-86.6 40 13.7 9.0-20.4 14 5.5 2.6-11.3
45-54 699 542 77.4 72.1-82.0 90 10.7 7.9-14.3 67 11.8 8.2-16.9
55-64 1,122 880 79.6 76.2-82.7 131 11.1 8.8-13.8 111 9.3 7.2-11.9
65-74 1,201 912 77.3 73.6-80.6 151 11.3 8.9-14.1 138 11.4 9.0-14.4
75+ 1,013 729 72.5 68.0-76.5 142 12.5 9.9-15.6 142 15.0 11.8-19.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 718 526 74.5 68.9-79.3 83 11.0 7.8-15.4 109 14.5 10.7-19.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,474 1,148 78.4 74.8-81.7 178 10.1 8.2-12.4 148 11.4 8.8-14.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,128 850 79.5 75.8-82.8 148 11.7 9.1-14.8 130 8.8 6.8-11.4
College Graduate 1,122 860 76.3 72.6-79.7 163 15.4 12.7-18.6 99 8.3 6.3-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 680 522 78.3 73.1-82.7 63 10.9 7.5-15.5 95 10.8 8.0-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 848 654 75.8 70.1-80.7 97 10.4 7.5-14.2 97 13.8 9.7-19.2
$25,000- 34,999 464 360 82.3 77.1-86.5 63 9.7 6.8-13.6 41 8.0 5.2-12.1
$35,000- 49,999 557 418 78.4 72.9-83.1 80 11.1 7.8-15.4 59 10.5 7.2-15.0
$50,000-74,999 462 353 79.6 73.9-84.3 64 12.4 8.7-17.5 45 8.0 5.4-11.5
$75,000+ 601 447 75.9 70.7-80.5 110 19.1 14.8-24.1 44 5.0 3.4- 7.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,916 1,454 76.9 73.8-79.7 229 11.9 9.8-14.3 233 11.2 9.2-13.7
No 2,510 1,920 78.2 75.5-80.7 340 11.6 9.8-13.6 250 10.2 8.3-12.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 748 552 78.2 74.0-82.0 106 11.4 8.7-14.9 90 10.3 7.8-13.5
Non-Veteran 3,703 2,840 77.5 75.3-79.7 466 11.7 10.2-13.4 397 10.7 9.1-12.5

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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).

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