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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 609 270 39.3 34.7-44.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 327 59.0 54.2-63.7 10 1.2 0.6- 2.3
GENDER
Male 271 115 36.7 30.2-43.7 *** *** *** 150 61.8 54.7-68.4 *** *** ***
Female 338 155 41.6 35.2-48.3 *** *** *** 177 56.5 49.8-63.0 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 476 214 41.0 35.8-46.5 *** *** *** 252 57.0 51.5-62.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 183 31 18.2 12.0-26.5 *** *** *** 149 80.4 72.0-86.7 *** *** ***
44-64 233 108 46.1 38.8-53.5 *** *** *** 122 52.9 45.4-60.1 *** *** ***
65+ 187 128 69.6 61.6-76.5 *** *** *** 53 27.4 20.8-35.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 248 122 43.5 36.3-51.0 *** *** *** 124 55.7 48.2-62.9 *** *** ***
Some College + 359 148 35.7 30.0-41.9 *** *** *** 201 61.8 55.5-67.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 305 150 44.2 37.5-51.2 *** *** *** 151 54.6 47.6-61.4 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 192 73 35.4 27.4-44.2 *** *** *** 113 61.9 53.1-70.0 *** *** ***

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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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