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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 737 597 79.2 75.5-82.4 90 12.8 10.2-15.8 36 5.8 4.1- 8.3 14 2.2 1.2- 4.0
GENDER
Male 313 237 73.5 67.5-78.8 39 12.5 8.9-17.3 27 10.3 6.9-15.1 *** *** ***
Female 424 360 84.4 79.9-88.0 51 13.0 9.7-17.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 447 366 80.1 75.4-84.1 50 11.7 8.7-15.6 24 6.0 3.8- 9.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 181 155 82.8 74.6-88.7 18 11.5 6.7-19.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 103 72 67.9 57.2-77.1 21 20.2 13.1-29.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 290 208 72.3 66.1-77.7 49 16.3 12.0-21.7 26 9.3 6.1-13.7 *** *** ***
44-64 262 216 80.2 73.8-85.3 32 12.6 8.8-17.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 178 168 94.3 88.7-97.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 243 197 77.5 70.3-83.3 30 14.0 9.4-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 492 398 80.0 75.7-83.7 60 12.1 9.3-15.7 26 6.3 4.1- 9.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 293 237 78.5 72.0-83.7 39 14.5 10.2-20.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 303 242 78.4 72.8-83.0 41 14.4 10.5-19.4 16 5.8 3.5- 9.3 *** *** ***

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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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