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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Screening-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,250 2,792 84.2 82.5-85.8 331 11.2 9.8-12.7 87 3.2 2.5- 4.0 40 1.5 1.0- 2.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,204 1,905 84.3 82.2-86.3 214 11.1 9.4-13.0 61 3.3 2.5- 4.4 24 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Non-Hispanic Black 701 628 88.8 85.5-91.4 65 9.7 7.3-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 315 237 74.4 68.2-79.8 46 14.0 10.0-19.2 17 6.2 3.7-10.1 15 5.4 2.9- 9.7
AGE
18-34 461 364 79.7 75.0-83.6 61 12.3 9.1-16.3 27 5.4 3.6- 8.1 *** *** ***
35-44 442 338 75.1 69.7-79.7 71 17.6 13.5-22.7 25 5.5 3.5- 8.4 *** *** ***
45-54 558 471 84.6 80.7-87.9 61 11.5 8.6-15.2 13 2.0 1.1- 3.8 13 1.9 1.0- 3.4
55-64 652 570 87.6 84.4-90.2 68 10.3 7.9-13.2 11 1.8 0.9- 3.7 *** *** ***
65-74 631 583 92.0 88.8-94.3 40 6.5 4.5- 9.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 459 426 93.0 90.1-95.2 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 330 284 82.5 75.9-87.7 32 12.9 8.3-19.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 869 761 86.1 82.9-88.8 71 8.3 6.3-10.9 28 4.4 2.9- 6.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 968 828 84.0 81.0-86.6 105 11.8 9.6-14.6 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 14 1.6 0.8- 2.9
College Graduate 1,077 914 83.5 80.6-86.0 122 12.1 10.0-14.7 29 3.0 2.0- 4.4 12 1.4 0.7- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 309 90.9 86.2-94.0 22 6.1 3.6-10.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 567 486 82.2 77.1-86.3 49 12.1 8.4-17.1 21 3.7 2.2- 6.0 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 276 229 82.5 76.4-87.2 36 13.1 9.1-18.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 352 299 82.1 76.3-86.8 38 13.5 9.5-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 363 299 81.1 74.9-86.0 48 14.0 9.6-20.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 608 518 83.5 79.6-86.8 71 12.5 9.7-15.9 14 2.5 1.4- 4.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 93 90.4 80.5-95.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,139 2,695 84.0 82.3-85.6 322 11.3 9.9-12.8 83 3.2 2.5- 4.1 39 1.5 1.0- 2.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 913 753 81.3 78.2-84.1 114 13.3 10.9-16.1 35 4.2 2.9- 6.0 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5
Regional City or Suburban 701 599 84.2 80.6-87.1 76 10.6 8.3-13.5 17 3.0 1.8- 5.0 *** *** ***
Rural 1,636 1,440 86.3 83.7-88.7 141 9.9 7.9-12.5 35 2.5 1.7- 3.7 20 1.2 0.7- 2.2

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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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