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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 533 448 81.3 76.5-85.3 53 11.9 8.5-16.3 17 4.2 2.5- 6.9 15 2.6 1.5- 4.6
GENDER
Male 232 186 80.0 73.4-85.4 26 11.8 7.7-17.6 *** *** *** 12 4.9 2.6- 8.9
Female 301 262 82.4 75.1-87.9 27 12.0 7.2-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 423 360 82.2 76.7-86.7 38 10.7 7.0-16.0 16 5.2 3.1- 8.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 141 102 72.6 62.5-80.7 24 18.1 11.2-27.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 209 180 84.6 77.6-89.7 17 9.4 5.3-16.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 178 161 90.0 83.5-94.1 12 6.0 3.3-10.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 177 79.4 71.2-85.8 20 11.9 6.8-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 319 271 83.0 77.2-87.5 33 11.8 8.0-17.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 268 228 84.1 78.1-88.7 24 9.5 5.9-14.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 176 142 75.3 65.0-83.4 25 19.4 11.9-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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