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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 236 189 79.1 72.7-84.4 47 20.9 15.6-27.3
GENDER
Male 113 81 72.5 62.6-80.6 32 27.5 19.4-37.4
Female 123 108 86.6 77.9-92.2 15 13.4 7.8-22.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 135 107 79.3 70.6-85.9 28 20.7 14.1-29.4
Non-Hispanic Black 76 68 86.1 73.7-93.2 *** *** ***
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 100 78 75.7 64.5-84.2 22 24.3 15.8-35.5
65+ 91 86 96.3 91.1-98.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 86 78.3 68.6-85.6 24 21.7 14.4-31.4
Some College + 126 103 80.0 70.7-86.9 23 20.0 13.1-29.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 92 79.7 70.2-86.7 24 20.3 13.3-29.8
$50,000+ 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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