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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 516 236 39.9 35.2-44.7 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8 272 58.4 53.6-63.1 4 0.7 0.3- 2.0
GENDER
Male 225 113 43.6 36.3-51.1 *** *** *** 110 55.6 48.0-62.9 *** *** ***
Female 291 123 36.4 30.6-42.6 *** *** *** 162 61.1 54.8-67.0 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 284 135 43.1 36.8-49.7 *** *** *** 146 55.8 49.2-62.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 151 76 41.4 32.8-50.6 *** *** *** 72 55.9 46.6-64.8 *** *** ***
Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 189 41 18.6 13.4-25.3 *** *** *** 143 79.0 72.1-84.5 *** *** ***
44-64 197 100 50.9 43.1-58.6 *** *** *** 95 48.3 40.6-56.0 *** *** ***
65+ 123 91 76.9 68.3-83.7 *** *** *** 31 21.7 15.2-30.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 110 44.5 37.2-52.2 *** *** *** 103 54.4 46.8-61.9 *** *** ***
Some College + 300 126 36.5 30.7-42.7 *** *** *** 168 61.2 54.9-67.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 239 116 44.3 37.2-51.6 *** *** *** 121 54.5 47.2-61.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 164 72 37.6 30.0-45.8 *** *** *** 89 60.8 52.6-68.5 *** *** ***

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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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