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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-Females

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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
-FEMALES 1,568 1,347 83.3 80.8-85.6 221 16.7 14.4-19.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,021 873 82.9 79.6-85.7 148 17.1 14.3-20.4
Non-Hispanic Black 441 399 88.0 83.5-91.4 42 12.0 8.6-16.5
Other 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 105 70 71.6 61.0-80.2 35 28.4 19.8-39.0
45-54 226 188 83.0 76.7-87.8 38 17.0 12.2-23.3
55-64 387 332 85.5 81.0-89.2 55 14.5 10.8-19.0
65-74 446 408 93.0 90.1-95.1 38 7.0 4.9- 9.9
75+ 326 309 94.5 90.9-96.7 17 5.5 3.3- 9.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 196 85.0 78.0-90.1 28 15.0 9.9-22.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 483 436 87.9 83.7-91.2 47 12.1 8.8-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 475 401 81.2 76.3-85.3 74 18.8 14.7-23.7
College Graduate 382 310 77.4 71.7-82.3 72 22.6 17.7-28.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 221 194 82.5 74.7-88.3 27 17.5 11.7-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 312 263 83.2 77.5-87.7 49 16.8 12.3-22.5
$25,000- 34,999 155 129 79.1 69.0-86.6 26 20.9 13.4-31.0
$35,000- 49,999 163 144 88.7 81.7-93.3 19 11.3 6.7-18.3
$50,000- 74,999 137 111 78.1 66.4-86.6 26 21.9 13.4-33.6
$75,000+ 188 155 79.4 71.4-85.6 33 20.6 14.4-28.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 658 582 86.5 82.7-89.6 76 13.5 10.4-17.3
No 884 741 80.7 77.1-83.9 143 19.3 16.1-22.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,519 1,307 83.4 80.8-85.7 212 16.6 14.3-19.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 384 312 79.0 73.6-83.6 72 21.0 16.4-26.4
Regional City or Suburban 319 278 83.9 77.6-88.7 41 16.1 11.3-22.4
Rural 865 757 85.7 82.4-88.5 108 14.3 11.5-17.6

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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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