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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 905 319 33.0 29.7-36.5 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 568 64.8 61.2-68.2 12 1.3 0.7- 2.5
GENDER
Male 391 138 33.4 28.5-38.8 *** *** *** 247 65.1 59.7-70.1 *** *** ***
Female 514 181 32.6 28.2-37.3 *** *** *** 321 64.5 59.6-69.0 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 533 186 31.8 27.6-36.3 *** *** *** 336 65.9 61.2-70.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 218 102 44.3 36.8-52.0 *** *** *** 112 53.9 46.1-61.4 *** *** ***
Other 139 28 18.5 12.7-26.1 *** *** *** 109 80.3 72.6-86.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 376 46 11.6 8.4-15.8 *** *** *** 320 85.5 81.0-89.1 *** *** ***
44-64 315 133 44.9 38.8-51.1 *** *** *** 176 53.1 46.9-59.1 *** *** ***
65+ 198 136 70.1 62.2-77.0 *** *** *** 60 29.0 22.2-36.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 315 142 40.7 34.8-46.9 *** *** *** 170 58.0 51.7-64.0 *** *** ***
Some College + 586 176 28.4 24.5-32.6 *** *** *** 396 69.2 64.8-73.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 361 157 41.8 36.0-47.9 *** *** *** 198 56.4 50.3-62.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 355 95 23.9 19.5-28.9 *** *** *** 251 73.3 68.2-78.0 *** *** ***

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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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