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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 533 473 87.0 82.9-90.2 31 6.9 4.6-10.2 20 4.1 2.5- 6.7 9 2.0 0.9- 4.5
GENDER
Male 219 183 81.2 74.0-86.7 17 9.6 5.7-15.6 12 5.5 2.8-10.3 *** *** ***
Female 314 290 92.5 88.3-95.2 14 4.4 2.4- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 350 314 88.7 84.1-92.1 20 6.5 4.0-10.4 12 3.6 1.9- 6.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 112 103 89.2 78.4-94.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 141 117 80.4 71.8-86.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 207 179 88.4 82.6-92.4 16 7.4 4.2-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 176 169 95.2 89.2-97.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 192 84.1 77.2-89.2 16 7.9 4.4-13.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 309 281 89.9 84.8-93.4 15 6.1 3.5-10.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 219 84.8 78.1-89.7 16 8.4 4.8-14.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 174 157 89.1 82.0-93.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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