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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 462 389 81.4 76.5-85.5 73 18.6 14.5-23.5
GENDER
Male 182 154 82.1 73.8-88.3 28 17.9 11.7-26.2
Female 280 235 80.8 74.7-85.7 45 19.2 14.3-25.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 302 260 82.4 75.8-87.4 42 17.6 12.6-24.2
Non-Hispanic Black 127 106 83.3 74.7-89.4 21 16.7 10.6-25.3
Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 210 176 84.6 78.7-89.2 34 15.4 10.8-21.3
65+ 185 175 95.0 90.7-97.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 165 82.4 74.5-88.3 28 17.6 11.7-25.5
Some College + 268 223 80.5 74.0-85.7 45 19.5 14.3-26.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 226 195 83.5 76.0-88.9 31 16.5 11.1-24.0
$50,000+ 137 111 78.1 68.6-85.4 26 21.9 14.6-31.4

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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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