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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 967 792 80.2 77.0-83.1 115 12.1 9.9-14.8 36 4.5 3.1- 6.4 24 3.2 2.0- 4.9
GENDER
Male 390 311 77.7 72.5-82.3 44 12.0 8.6-16.5 20 5.8 3.6- 9.2 15 4.4 2.5- 7.5
Female 577 481 82.3 78.3-85.7 71 12.2 9.5-15.6 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 640 535 81.0 76.9-84.5 69 11.7 9.0-15.2 23 4.9 3.1- 7.6 13 2.3 1.3- 4.3
Non-Hispanic Black 192 164 86.9 80.9-91.3 23 10.5 6.7-16.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 120 83 67.8 57.7-76.5 21 16.1 10.2-24.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 286 206 73.3 67.2-78.6 44 13.4 9.6-18.4 23 8.1 5.3-12.3 13 5.2 2.9- 9.0
44-64 408 340 82.5 77.8-86.3 51 13.5 10.1-17.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 260 237 92.1 88.0-94.9 19 6.6 4.1-10.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 367 299 78.8 73.2-83.5 37 10.6 7.3-15.2 16 5.2 3.0- 8.8 15 5.4 3.1- 9.1
Some College + 593 488 81.5 77.6-84.8 76 13.0 10.2-16.5 20 4.0 2.5- 6.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 425 345 78.7 73.5-83.1 50 12.3 9.0-16.7 14 3.6 1.9- 6.5 16 5.4 3.2- 9.1
$50,000+ 334 281 83.8 78.8-87.9 36 10.5 7.3-14.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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