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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 668 280 35.9 31.9-40.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 379 63.0 58.8-67.1 7 1.0 0.4- 2.3
GENDER
Male 278 115 34.8 28.8-41.3 *** *** *** 161 64.9 58.4-70.8 *** *** ***
Female 390 165 36.9 31.6-42.5 *** *** *** 218 61.2 55.6-66.6 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 442 174 33.9 29.1-39.1 *** *** *** 263 64.9 59.7-69.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** 47 45.2 35.0-55.9 *** *** ***
Other 90 24 22.4 14.5-32.9 *** *** *** 64 76.3 65.8-84.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 217 27 12.9 8.6-18.8 *** *** *** 189 87.0 81.1-91.3 *** *** ***
44-64 245 133 52.4 45.2-59.4 *** *** *** 108 45.7 38.7-52.8 *** *** ***
65+ 195 115 64.0 56.2-71.1 *** *** *** 76 33.9 27.0-41.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 282 136 43.0 36.5-49.7 *** *** *** 141 55.8 49.0-62.3 *** *** ***
Some College + 384 144 29.7 24.9-35.0 *** *** *** 236 69.3 64.0-74.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 315 153 42.0 35.9-48.4 *** *** *** 160 57.3 50.9-63.4 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 209 77 30.4 23.9-37.9 *** *** *** 130 69.1 61.6-75.7 *** *** ***

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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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