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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Hypertension Screening

About how long has it been since you last had your blood pressure taken by a doctor, nurse,
or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past 6 months 6 to 12 months ago 1 to 2 years ago 3 or more years ago or never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,555 4,652 81.7 80.4-83.0 585 11.4 10.4-12.5 204 4.4 3.7- 5.1 114 2.5 2.0- 3.1
-Eastern 1,795 1,541 83.7 81.2-86.0 156 9.6 7.8-11.8 70 4.8 3.6- 6.4 28 1.8 1.2- 2.9
GENDER
Male 739 605 79.2 75.2-82.8 73 10.9 8.3-14.3 43 7.1 5.0-10.0 18 2.7 1.6- 4.7
Female 1,056 936 87.8 84.6-90.5 83 8.4 6.1-11.4 27 2.8 1.7- 4.3 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,118 962 84.4 81.2-87.2 96 9.3 7.1-12.2 44 4.7 3.3- 6.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 481 423 85.2 80.0-89.2 43 10.8 7.4-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 173 138 76.9 67.9-84.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 265 191 69.9 62.9-76.0 37 15.6 10.8-22.1 27 10.5 7.0-15.4 *** *** ***
35-44 230 182 80.9 74.2-86.2 30 11.9 7.6-18.1 14 5.5 3.1- 9.7 *** *** ***
45-54 303 261 88.3 83.3-91.9 21 5.3 3.1- 8.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 425 366 87.8 83.8-90.9 42 9.7 6.8-13.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 328 309 94.9 91.2-97.1 17 4.8 2.6- 8.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 224 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 171 81.7 72.3-88.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 557 469 81.6 76.7-85.6 52 10.9 7.7-15.3 27 6.1 3.9- 9.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 550 477 85.4 81.2-88.7 46 8.2 5.8-11.4 18 4.3 2.5- 7.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 490 423 86.2 82.0-89.5 44 8.6 6.1-12.0 18 4.2 2.5- 7.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 179 158 87.9 80.1-93.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 321 269 80.4 72.8-86.3 27 11.1 6.4-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 152 130 80.3 69.9-87.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 201 174 83.3 75.1-89.2 17 12.7 7.4-21.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 234 200 85.7 78.7-90.7 21 6.4 3.6-11.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 340 292 86.1 81.2-89.9 32 9.7 6.5-14.3 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 269 91.6 86.8-94.7 17 6.3 3.5-10.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,497 1,269 82.3 79.4-84.8 139 10.3 8.2-12.7 62 5.3 3.9- 7.1 27 2.2 1.4- 3.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 126 105 79.8 69.1-87.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 240 200 81.3 74.3-86.6 26 11.1 7.1-16.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,429 1,236 84.5 81.6-87.0 121 9.4 7.4-12.0 53 4.7 3.4- 6.6 19 1.3 0.7- 2.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**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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