NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Hypertension Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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 4 1,217 463 32.9 30.0-35.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 737 65.9 62.8-68.9 14 1.0 0.6- 1.8
GENDER
Male 512 183 32.5 28.1-37.3 *** *** *** 320 65.9 61.1-70.4 *** *** ***
Female 705 280 33.2 29.4-37.2 *** *** *** 417 65.9 61.9-69.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 801 303 32.5 28.9-36.3 *** *** *** 485 65.9 62.1-69.6 11 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Non-Hispanic Black 239 127 49.0 41.7-56.4 *** *** *** 108 49.9 42.5-57.3 *** *** ***
Other 153 28 13.9 9.4-20.1 *** *** *** 125 86.1 79.9-90.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 416 63 14.8 11.4-18.9 *** *** *** 348 84.2 80.0-87.7 *** *** ***
44-64 479 210 44.3 39.4-49.4 *** *** *** 261 54.1 49.1-59.1 *** *** ***
65+ 305 186 61.3 54.8-67.4 *** *** *** 115 37.5 31.5-44.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 437 193 38.3 33.2-43.7 *** *** *** 239 60.9 55.5-66.0 *** *** ***
Some College + 772 269 29.4 26.0-33.1 *** *** *** 491 69.1 65.3-72.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 521 226 38.9 34.1-43.8 *** *** *** 290 60.5 55.5-65.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 430 138 28.0 23.6-32.9 *** *** *** 287 70.8 65.8-75.3 *** *** ***

Back to Hypertension Awareness.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21SEP16.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts