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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 685 573 82.8 79.3-85.8 74 11.2 8.8-14.2 23 3.7 2.4- 5.7 15 2.3 1.3- 4.1
GENDER
Male 280 229 82.0 76.5-86.4 33 11.3 7.9-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 405 344 83.5 78.7-87.4 41 11.2 8.0-15.4 13 3.4 1.9- 6.1 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 424 355 82.7 78.2-86.4 48 12.0 8.9-16.0 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 161 144 89.1 82.5-93.4 11 6.3 3.4-11.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 87 *** *** *** 15 19.1 11.0-30.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 231 181 78.5 71.9-83.9 28 11.8 7.9-17.3 13 5.9 3.3-10.3 *** *** ***
44-64 248 203 81.6 75.7-86.3 31 13.3 9.3-18.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 196 179 91.5 86.3-94.8 15 7.7 4.5-12.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 229 190 83.1 76.8-87.9 25 10.3 6.7-15.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 452 379 82.4 78.1-86.1 49 11.9 8.9-15.7 13 2.8 1.6- 5.1 11 2.9 1.4- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 298 250 82.6 76.8-87.2 28 11.3 7.5-16.6 11 3.5 1.7- 6.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 251 210 83.1 77.4-87.6 29 11.0 7.6-15.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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