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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-Females

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No Borderline high or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,683 2,725 35.2 33.8-36.5 30 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,851 63.1 61.7-64.4 77 1.2 0.9- 1.6
-FEMALES 3,817 1,569 35.1 33.4-37.0 30 1.1 0.7- 1.6 2,181 62.7 60.8-64.5 37 1.1 0.7- 1.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,551 1,022 34.3 32.2-36.6 20 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,484 63.5 61.2-65.7 25 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Non-Hispanic Black 815 441 46.6 42.5-50.8 *** *** *** 358 51.4 47.2-55.6 *** *** ***
Other 411 92 19.2 15.1-24.0 *** *** *** 314 78.5 73.0-83.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 658 56 8.8 6.6-11.8 13 2.1 1.2- 3.7 583 87.5 84.1-90.3 *** *** ***
35-44 521 105 19.7 15.9-24.2 *** *** *** 404 77.8 73.2-81.8 *** *** ***
45-54 647 226 34.7 30.6-39.0 *** *** *** 410 63.6 59.2-67.7 *** *** ***
55-64 738 387 54.7 50.4-58.9 *** *** *** 345 44.6 40.3-48.9 *** *** ***
65-74 693 446 67.0 62.7-71.0 *** *** *** 236 31.4 27.5-35.7 *** *** ***
75+ 501 327 66.9 62.0-71.5 *** *** *** 166 31.4 26.9-36.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 392 224 51.3 45.0-57.5 *** *** *** 159 45.1 39.0-51.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,030 484 38.9 35.5-42.4 *** *** *** 540 60.6 57.1-64.0 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 475 34.1 31.0-37.3 *** *** *** 622 63.7 60.4-66.8 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
College Graduate 1,267 382 23.7 21.2-26.3 16 2.0 1.2- 3.3 856 73.5 70.7-76.1 13 0.9 0.5- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 425 221 44.3 38.5-50.2 *** *** *** 199 54.5 48.6-60.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 638 312 42.8 38.2-47.6 *** *** *** 321 56.2 51.5-60.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 331 155 41.9 35.6-48.4 *** *** *** 168 54.4 47.7-60.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 403 163 35.5 30.2-41.1 *** *** *** 232 61.7 55.9-67.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 408 137 29.1 23.8-35.0 *** *** *** 264 69.0 63.0-74.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 721 188 21.0 18.0-24.4 *** *** *** 515 76.1 72.5-79.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,071 658 59.4 55.7-63.0 *** *** *** 408 39.9 36.3-43.6 *** *** ***
No 2,672 885 26.8 24.9-28.8 29 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,727 70.5 68.4-72.5 31 1.3 0.8- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 127 45 31.1 22.9-40.7 *** *** *** 80 68.2 58.6-76.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,682 1,520 35.2 33.4-37.1 29 1.1 0.8- 1.7 2,098 62.5 60.7-64.4 35 1.1 0.7- 1.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,117 385 30.6 27.6-33.8 *** *** *** 714 67.6 64.4-70.7 11 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Regional City or Suburban 808 319 33.4 29.8-37.2 *** *** *** 473 64.3 60.4-68.0 *** *** ***
Rural 1,892 865 39.6 36.9-42.4 14 1.1 0.6- 2.0 994 57.9 55.1-60.7 19 1.3 0.6- 2.8

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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.

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