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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-Males

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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
-MALES 1,154 930 78.6 75.5-81.4 224 21.4 18.6-24.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 806 666 81.2 77.6-84.4 140 18.8 15.6-22.4
Non-Hispanic Black 240 196 79.0 71.9-84.7 44 21.0 15.3-28.1
Other 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 210 151 72.7 65.2-79.1 59 27.3 20.9-34.8
55-64 329 284 87.6 83.1-91.0 45 12.4 9.0-16.9
65-74 274 259 95.1 90.8-97.4 15 4.9 2.6- 9.2
75+ 161 153 94.8 88.7-97.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 121 81.7 72.5-88.3 26 18.3 11.7-27.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 359 290 77.6 71.8-82.5 69 22.4 17.5-28.2
Some Post-H.S. 296 231 77.9 71.8-83.0 65 22.1 17.0-28.2
College Graduate 347 283 77.8 72.1-82.6 64 22.2 17.4-27.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 88 78.4 67.7-86.3 27 21.6 13.7-32.3
$15,000- 24,999 205 166 81.2 74.3-86.6 39 18.8 13.4-25.7
$25,000- 34,999 117 97 80.8 69.9-88.4 20 19.2 11.6-30.1
$35,000- 49,999 140 114 77.4 66.3-85.7 26 22.6 14.3-33.7
$50,000- 74,999 147 109 69.3 59.4-77.6 38 30.7 22.4-40.6
$75,000+ 265 214 77.4 70.5-83.1 51 22.6 16.9-29.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 425 358 84.9 80.4-88.5 67 15.1 11.5-19.6
No 704 552 75.5 71.3-79.3 152 24.5 20.7-28.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 385 323 80.1 74.4-84.8 62 19.9 15.2-25.6
Non-Veteran 765 604 77.9 74.0-81.3 161 22.1 18.7-26.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 271 206 71.7 64.6-77.9 65 28.3 22.1-35.4
Regional City or Suburban 245 194 80.3 74.3-85.2 51 19.7 14.8-25.7
Rural 638 530 81.9 77.8-85.4 108 18.1 14.6-22.2

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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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