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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,486 1,830 35.5 33.9-37.2 20 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,583 62.6 60.9-64.3 53 1.3 0.9- 1.7
GENDER
Male 1,935 808 36.8 34.3-39.4 *** *** *** 1,099 61.7 59.1-64.2 28 1.5 1.0- 2.3
Female 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
AGE
18-34 695 62 9.8 7.4-12.8 *** *** *** 622 88.6 85.4-91.2 *** *** ***
35-44 513 101 19.7 15.9-24.1 *** *** *** 397 77.1 72.5-81.1 *** *** ***
45-54 756 250 33.6 29.8-37.6 *** *** *** 494 64.6 60.5-68.4 *** *** ***
55-64 942 454 49.7 45.9-53.5 *** *** *** 478 49.2 45.4-53.0 *** *** ***
65-74 912 554 62.6 58.7-66.3 *** *** *** 342 35.5 31.9-39.4 *** *** ***
75+ 625 391 63.9 59.3-68.2 *** *** *** 225 34.5 30.2-39.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 204 58.2 51.0-65.0 *** *** *** 107 39.9 33.2-47.1 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,137 536 38.6 35.4-41.9 *** *** *** 595 60.9 57.5-64.1 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,310 539 33.5 30.7-36.4 *** *** *** 742 64.0 61.0-66.9 23 2.0 1.2- 3.1
College Graduate 1,705 544 26.4 24.1-28.7 *** *** *** 1,129 71.4 69.0-73.8 20 1.1 0.7- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 172 45.6 39.2-52.1 *** *** *** 152 53.6 47.1-60.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 574 292 44.9 39.9-49.9 *** *** *** 278 54.1 49.0-59.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 363 184 47.3 40.9-53.8 *** *** *** 172 50.6 44.2-57.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 528 216 36.9 32.0-42.0 *** *** *** 303 61.2 56.0-66.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 623 211 30.0 25.7-34.6 *** *** *** 403 68.1 63.4-72.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,176 373 26.9 24.2-29.8 *** *** *** 778 70.7 67.7-73.6 16 1.2 0.7- 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,243 751 57.2 53.7-60.6 *** *** *** 484 41.9 38.5-45.4 *** *** ***
No 3,163 1,049 28.0 26.2-29.9 19 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,050 69.8 67.9-71.6 45 1.5 1.0- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 323 44.7 40.3-49.3 *** *** *** 339 54.1 49.6-58.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,810 1,503 34.0 32.2-35.8 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1 2,243 64.1 62.2-65.9 44 1.2 0.9- 1.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,120 370 30.7 27.7-33.9 *** *** *** 733 67.7 64.5-70.8 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 1,058 414 34.5 31.3-37.8 *** *** *** 622 63.2 59.8-66.5 17 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Rural 2,308 1,046 39.2 36.7-41.7 *** *** *** 1,228 59.1 56.5-61.6 25 1.2 0.7- 1.9

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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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