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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-Non-Hispanic White

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,827 1,539 82.1 79.7-84.2 288 17.9 15.8-20.3
GENDER
Male 806 666 81.2 77.6-84.4 140 18.8 15.6-22.4
Female 1,021 873 82.9 79.6-85.7 148 17.1 14.3-20.4
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 250 189 79.3 73.4-84.1 61 20.7 15.9-26.6
55-64 454 387 85.9 81.9-89.1 67 14.1 10.9-18.1
65-74 553 504 92.7 89.8-94.8 49 7.3 5.2-10.2
75+ 389 371 94.6 91.1-96.7 18 5.4 3.3- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 181 86.0 78.3-91.3 23 14.0 8.7-21.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 534 464 85.5 81.4-88.7 70 14.5 11.3-18.6
Some Post-H.S. 539 446 80.1 75.4-84.0 93 19.9 16.0-24.6
College Graduate 543 441 77.0 72.2-81.1 102 23.0 18.9-27.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 145 80.0 71.6-86.4 27 20.0 13.6-28.4
$15,000- 24,999 292 243 84.4 79.0-88.7 49 15.6 11.3-21.0
$25,000- 34,999 184 156 83.1 74.5-89.2 28 16.9 10.8-25.5
$35,000- 49,999 216 186 84.1 75.3-90.2 30 15.9 9.8-24.7
$50,000- 74,999 211 167 74.8 66.0-82.0 44 25.2 18.0-34.0
$75,000+ 372 302 77.9 72.2-82.8 70 22.1 17.2-27.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 749 644 84.8 81.3-87.8 105 15.2 12.2-18.7
No 1,048 870 80.2 76.8-83.3 178 19.8 16.7-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 321 274 82.2 75.9-87.1 47 17.8 12.9-24.1
Non-Veteran 1,502 1,262 82.0 79.3-84.4 240 18.0 15.6-20.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 369 294 75.4 69.3-80.6 75 24.6 19.4-30.7
Regional City or Suburban 413 348 82.3 77.3-86.5 65 17.7 13.5-22.7
Rural 1,045 897 85.2 82.3-87.7 148 14.8 12.3-17.7

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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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