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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 286 224 77.6 71.4-82.8 62 22.4 17.2-28.6
GENDER
Male 113 84 72.7 62.1-81.2 29 27.3 18.8-37.9
Female 173 140 82.3 75.1-87.7 33 17.7 12.3-24.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 184 145 78.9 71.5-84.8 39 21.1 15.2-28.5
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 113 86 75.5 65.1-83.6 27 24.5 16.4-34.9
65+ 124 113 92.8 85.2-96.7 11 7.2 3.3-14.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 94 79.0 68.5-86.7 22 21.0 13.3-31.5
Some College + 168 128 76.1 68.3-82.6 40 23.9 17.4-31.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 112 77.2 68.0-84.4 32 22.8 15.6-32.0
$50,000+ 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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