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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
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
-Piedmont NC 2,376 1,849 79.6 77.0-82.0 298 11.1 9.4-13.0 229 9.3 7.5-11.5
GENDER
Male 924 684 78.5 74.1-82.3 152 12.3 9.7-15.5 88 9.2 6.4-13.0
Female 1,452 1,165 80.7 77.5-83.5 146 9.9 7.9-12.3 141 9.4 7.4-11.9
RACE
White 1,810 1,373 79.4 76.6-82.0 259 12.5 10.6-14.8 178 8.1 6.5-10.0
African American 481 409 80.3 73.1-86.0 25 5.6 3.1-10.0 47 14.1 9.1-21.2
Other minorities 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,306 1,804 79.8 77.1-82.2 283 10.7 9.1-12.6 219 9.5 7.6-11.7
AGE
18-34 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 542 427 81.0 75.7-85.3 75 11.2 8.4-14.9 40 7.8 4.7-12.8
55-64 579 465 83.2 79.1-86.7 65 9.7 7.1-13.0 49 7.1 5.0-10.0
65-74 643 501 79.8 74.7-84.0 78 10.8 7.7-14.9 64 9.4 6.6-13.3
75+ 526 391 71.0 64.2-76.9 70 13.7 9.9-18.8 65 15.3 10.5-21.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 340 252 77.4 70.4-83.2 39 9.6 6.2-14.6 49 13.0 8.5-19.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 780 614 79.7 74.5-84.0 88 9.1 6.8-12.1 78 11.2 7.6-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 588 454 81.1 75.9-85.4 77 11.4 8.1-15.8 57 7.5 4.9-11.3
College Graduate 661 524 79.0 74.4-82.9 93 14.8 11.5-18.9 44 6.2 4.1- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 240 80.6 74.1-85.8 31 10.7 6.8-16.6 45 8.6 5.6-13.1
$15,000- 24,999 457 362 78.9 70.9-85.1 52 7.9 5.4-11.5 43 13.2 7.7-21.7
$25,000- 34,999 237 191 84.5 76.8-90.0 26 7.9 4.4-13.8 20 7.6 3.9-14.3
$35,000- 49,999 291 224 82.2 75.0-87.7 39 11.9 7.2-19.1 28 5.8 3.6- 9.2
$50,000+ 625 479 79.0 74.2-83.2 100 15.5 11.9-20.0 46 5.4 3.7- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 973 745 78.0 73.8-81.7 127 11.8 9.3-14.7 101 10.3 7.5-13.8
No 1,391 1,096 80.7 77.2-83.8 168 10.6 8.5-13.2 127 8.7 6.5-11.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 389 296 82.4 77.3-86.5 56 11.5 8.1-16.1 37 6.1 4.2- 8.9
Non-Veteran 1,986 1,553 79.1 76.1-81.8 241 11.0 9.1-13.1 192 9.9 7.8-12.4

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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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