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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Hypertension Awareness

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

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  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 5 825 286 31.6 28.1-35.3 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 523 65.9 62.1-69.5 10 1.7 0.7- 3.9
GENDER
Male 354 113 32.3 26.9-38.2 *** *** *** 235 66.1 60.2-71.6 *** *** ***
Female 471 173 31.0 26.6-35.8 *** *** *** 288 65.7 60.6-70.4 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 497 184 34.5 29.9-39.3 *** *** *** 303 63.4 58.5-68.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 190 78 32.2 25.4-39.9 *** *** *** 108 65.9 58.1-72.9 *** *** ***
Other 123 21 18.6 11.1-29.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 315 42 12.3 8.9-16.8 *** *** *** 265 84.0 78.7-88.2 *** *** ***
44-64 287 113 40.2 33.9-46.7 *** *** *** 171 59.0 52.5-65.3 *** *** ***
65+ 210 124 62.1 54.4-69.2 *** *** *** 81 35.3 28.4-42.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 292 116 36.9 30.7-43.6 *** *** *** 173 61.1 54.3-67.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 528 168 27.9 23.9-32.2 *** *** *** 347 69.2 64.8-73.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 351 144 39.1 33.3-45.3 *** *** *** 200 57.8 51.5-63.9 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 300 76 23.0 18.2-28.7 *** *** *** 218 74.6 68.7-79.7 *** *** ***

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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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