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

Hypertension Awareness

Are you currently taking medicine for your high blood pressure?*

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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
Region 1 & 2 435 373 85.2 80.4-89.1 62 14.8 10.9-19.6
GENDER
Male 209 175 81.6 73.8-87.4 34 18.4 12.6-26.2
Female 226 198 89.4 83.4-93.4 28 10.6 6.6-16.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 378 326 86.2 81.1-90.2 52 13.8 9.8-18.9
Non-Hispanic Black 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 159 137 89.0 82.8-93.1 22 11.0 6.9-17.2
65+ 237 221 94.0 89.6-96.6 16 6.0 3.4-10.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 160 85.7 77.4-91.3 22 14.3 8.7-22.6
Some College + 251 211 84.7 78.7-89.2 40 15.3 10.8-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 203 84.4 77.2-89.7 34 15.6 10.3-22.8
$50,000+ 107 85 77.9 66.9-86.0 22 22.1 14.0-33.1

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*Asked only of those who report being told they have high blood pressure.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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