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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 268 216 77.3 70.5-82.9 52 22.7 17.1-29.5
GENDER
Male 114 88 73.6 63.0-82.0 26 26.4 18.0-37.0
Female 154 128 80.3 70.7-87.3 26 19.7 12.7-29.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 212 172 78.6 71.0-84.6 40 21.4 15.4-29.0
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 108 83 76.5 66.4-84.3 25 23.5 15.7-33.6
65+ 126 117 94.0 86.1-97.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 104 83.7 73.8-90.4 16 16.3 9.6-26.2
Some College + 148 112 70.5 60.6-78.8 36 29.5 21.2-39.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 120 75.7 66.0-83.4 30 24.3 16.6-34.0
$50,000+ 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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