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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 2,768 1,916 72.4 69.9-74.8 717 23.4 21.2-25.8 135 4.1 3.3- 5.3
RACE
White 2,013 1,317 69.0 65.9-71.8 598 26.9 24.2-29.8 98 4.2 3.2- 5.4
African American 600 487 79.9 74.4-84.4 82 15.4 11.4-20.6 31 4.7 2.8- 7.7
Other Minorities 142 104 82.8 73.8-89.2 34 15.9 9.8-24.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 150 112 75.8 64.8-84.2 34 22.6 14.4-33.7 *** *** ***
45-54 423 312 76.0 70.1-81.0 89 19.1 14.6-24.7 22 4.9 3.0- 8.0
55-64 667 497 75.8 71.0-80.0 147 21.7 17.7-26.4 23 2.5 1.4- 4.2
65-74 723 497 68.4 63.3-73.1 186 27.1 22.7-32.2 40 4.5 2.8- 6.9
75+ 718 437 65.4 60.3-70.2 239 27.9 23.6-32.6 42 6.7 4.3-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 476 338 75.7 70.3-80.4 109 19.0 14.8-23.9 29 5.3 3.2- 8.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 969 695 72.0 67.4-76.2 235 23.7 19.8-28.1 39 4.3 2.7- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 722 501 74.2 69.3-78.5 185 22.8 18.6-27.5 36 3.1 2.0- 4.6
College Graduate 596 379 65.4 59.9-70.6 186 29.9 25.0-35.4 31 4.7 2.9- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 356 69.7 63.2-75.6 123 23.7 18.3-30.1 33 6.5 4.0-10.6
$15,000- 24,999 569 418 77.6 71.9-82.5 123 18.6 14.1-24.0 28 3.8 2.1- 6.8
$25,000- 34,999 283 210 80.4 73.4-85.8 61 17.4 12.3-24.2 12 2.2 1.0- 4.9
$35,000- 49,999 301 210 71.0 62.2-78.4 80 26.5 19.3-35.2 11 2.5 1.1- 5.7
$50,000- 74,999 233 166 74.8 67.0-81.3 57 21.9 15.8-29.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 263 161 62.9 55.0-70.2 90 33.4 26.4-41.3 12 3.7 1.8- 7.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,259 910 75.5 71.9-78.8 282 20.3 17.3-23.8 67 4.1 3.0- 5.7
No 1,491 995 70.0 66.4-73.3 428 25.8 22.7-29.2 68 4.2 3.0- 5.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,713 1,876 72.4 69.9-74.8 705 23.4 21.2-25.8 132 4.2 3.3- 5.3

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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