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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,722 2,277 81.0 79.1-82.9 445 19.0 17.1-20.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 681 595 84.2 80.3-87.4 86 15.8 12.6-19.7
GENDER
Male 240 196 79.0 71.9-84.7 44 21.0 15.3-28.1
Female 441 399 88.0 83.5-91.4 42 12.0 8.6-16.5
AGE
18-34 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 141 123 81.3 71.4-88.3 18 18.7 11.7-28.6
55-64 197 176 90.5 85.1-94.1 21 9.5 5.9-14.9
65-74 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 225 81.9 74.8-87.4 32 18.1 12.6-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 174 148 83.2 75.1-89.0 26 16.8 11.0-24.9
College Graduate 134 115 82.5 73.2-89.0 19 17.5 11.0-26.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 104 82.5 70.9-90.2 18 17.5 9.8-29.1
$15,000- 24,999 176 156 85.6 77.7-91.0 20 14.4 9.0-22.3
$25,000- 34,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 260 236 90.0 84.2-93.8 24 10.0 6.2-15.8
No 404 343 80.4 74.9-85.0 61 19.6 15.0-25.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 590 521 85.3 81.2-88.7 69 14.7 11.3-18.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 224 185 80.3 73.0-86.0 39 19.7 14.0-27.0
Regional City or Suburban 116 101 84.6 75.0-91.0 15 15.4 9.0-25.0
Rural 341 309 87.6 82.0-91.6 32 12.4 8.4-18.0

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*Asked only of those who report being told they have high blood pressure.

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.

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