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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Screening-Non-Hispanic White

About how long has it been since you last had your blood pressure taken by a doctor, nurse,
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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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,797 3,209 82.4 80.7-83.9 383 11.2 9.9-12.6 140 4.4 3.6- 5.3 65 2.1 1.5- 2.8
GENDER
Male 1,593 1,304 80.1 77.6-82.4 169 11.3 9.5-13.4 79 5.7 4.4- 7.2 41 3.0 2.1- 4.2
Female 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
AGE
18-34 472 345 74.2 69.3-78.5 69 13.8 10.5-18.1 45 8.8 6.4-12.0 13 3.2 1.8- 5.7
35-44 418 315 75.6 70.5-80.0 63 15.2 11.5-19.9 30 6.8 4.7- 9.9 *** *** ***
45-54 634 513 79.6 75.5-83.1 72 12.8 9.9-16.4 29 4.7 3.1- 7.0 20 3.0 1.7- 5.2
55-64 839 721 86.6 83.7-89.0 83 9.6 7.6-12.2 21 2.1 1.3- 3.5 *** *** ***
65-74 835 758 90.3 87.5-92.5 64 7.9 6.0-10.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 566 529 93.2 90.4-95.2 29 5.2 3.5- 7.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 244 83.9 76.9-89.1 20 10.4 6.0-17.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 941 800 81.3 77.9-84.4 78 9.9 7.7-12.7 44 6.6 4.7- 9.1 19 2.2 1.3- 3.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 947 83.3 80.5-85.8 120 11.3 9.2-13.7 32 3.5 2.3- 5.1 18 1.9 1.1- 3.3
College Graduate 1,447 1,210 81.5 79.0-83.8 163 12.4 10.6-14.6 51 4.1 3.0- 5.5 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 239 89.5 83.5-93.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 488 419 83.7 78.5-87.8 36 9.4 6.0-14.4 19 3.5 2.0- 5.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 305 254 83.4 77.6-87.9 37 11.3 7.6-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 453 381 79.4 73.7-84.1 43 12.6 8.8-17.6 19 5.2 3.0- 8.9 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 543 444 79.5 74.6-83.6 64 13.3 9.9-17.8 24 5.2 3.2- 8.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 995 836 83.0 80.1-85.6 112 11.4 9.3-13.8 32 3.6 2.5- 5.2 15 2.0 1.1- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,121 1,034 91.3 89.0-93.1 64 6.0 4.5- 7.9 14 1.6 0.9- 2.8 *** *** ***
No 2,661 2,161 79.0 76.9-80.9 319 13.2 11.6-15.0 125 5.4 4.4- 6.6 56 2.4 1.8- 3.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 904 739 79.6 76.2-82.6 104 12.5 10.1-15.3 43 5.5 4.0- 7.6 18 2.4 1.4- 4.0
Regional City or Suburban 914 753 80.8 77.6-83.6 103 11.7 9.5-14.4 40 5.0 3.5- 7.0 18 2.5 1.5- 4.3
Rural 1,979 1,717 84.8 82.5-87.0 176 10.1 8.3-12.3 57 3.4 2.5- 4.7 29 1.6 1.0- 2.5

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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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