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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Hypertension Awareness

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
Region 1 & 2 1,010 435 37.2 33.5-41.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 566 60.8 56.9-64.7 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0
GENDER
Male 443 209 41.2 35.5-47.2 *** *** *** 231 57.8 51.9-63.6 *** *** ***
Female 567 226 33.6 28.8-38.7 *** *** *** 335 63.6 58.3-68.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 849 378 38.8 34.7-43.1 *** *** *** 463 59.0 54.7-63.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 102 27 21.4 13.4-32.3 *** *** *** 74 78.0 67.1-86.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 262 35 11.9 7.8-17.8 *** *** *** 222 84.8 78.2-89.6 *** *** ***
44-64 364 159 45.5 38.9-52.2 *** *** *** 202 53.0 46.3-59.6 *** *** ***
65+ 373 237 64.4 57.9-70.5 *** *** *** 135 35.2 29.2-41.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 391 182 42.8 36.5-49.3 *** *** *** 207 55.7 49.2-62.1 *** *** ***
Some College + 616 251 32.8 28.4-37.4 *** *** *** 358 65.0 60.2-69.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 509 237 41.5 36.1-47.1 *** *** *** 269 57.2 51.5-62.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 303 107 27.2 21.7-33.4 *** *** *** 191 70.1 63.6-75.9 *** *** ***

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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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