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

Hypertension Screening

About how long has it been since you last had your blood pressure taken by a doctor, nurse,
or other health professional?

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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
Region 1 & 2 892 755 82.9 79.3-85.9 92 11.2 8.7-14.3 28 3.4 2.2- 5.2 17 2.6 1.5- 4.6
GENDER
Male 378 314 81.7 76.2-86.2 39 11.7 8.0-16.7 16 3.5 2.0- 6.0 *** *** ***
Female 514 441 83.9 78.9-87.9 53 10.7 7.6-15.0 12 3.3 1.7- 6.3 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 762 651 83.4 79.6-86.7 75 10.8 8.2-14.2 23 3.5 2.2- 5.5 13 2.3 1.1- 4.5
Non-Hispanic Black 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 83 *** *** *** 11 12.0 5.8-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 207 150 74.2 66.4-80.7 33 15.3 10.3-22.2 17 6.4 3.7-10.9 *** *** ***
44-64 327 275 84.5 79.0-88.8 35 10.2 6.7-15.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 348 321 91.2 86.0-94.6 23 7.4 4.4-12.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 331 281 82.9 77.0-87.5 29 10.8 7.0-16.2 13 3.7 1.9- 7.1 *** *** ***
Some College + 559 472 82.8 78.1-86.7 63 11.5 8.4-15.5 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 448 376 83.9 79.1-87.7 44 9.4 6.5-13.4 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 282 231 78.6 71.4-84.4 36 14.1 9.5-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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