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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 421 347 82.5 78.0-86.3 52 12.0 8.9-16.1 15 3.3 1.9- 5.6 7 2.2 1.0- 4.6
GENDER
Male 184 147 80.3 73.0-86.1 25 12.9 8.3-19.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 237 200 84.5 78.6-89.0 27 11.3 7.5-16.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 241 199 82.1 75.8-87.0 31 13.6 9.2-19.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 123 109 89.0 81.1-93.9 12 9.4 4.9-17.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 140 105 77.2 69.0-83.8 19 14.0 8.7-21.5 12 5.8 3.2-10.4 *** *** ***
44-64 163 135 83.0 75.6-88.5 23 12.9 8.3-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 113 102 92.1 85.6-95.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 132 84.6 77.8-89.6 19 9.1 5.5-14.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 260 215 80.9 74.6-86.0 33 14.2 9.8-20.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 164 87.4 81.3-91.7 12 5.7 3.0-10.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 142 115 81.3 73.0-87.5 21 15.2 9.5-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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