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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 933 436 39.5 35.5-43.7 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 479 58.8 54.6-62.9 14 1.1 0.5- 2.1
GENDER
Male 392 170 34.5 29.0-40.4 *** *** *** 216 64.2 58.2-69.8 *** *** ***
Female 541 266 44.2 38.5-50.0 *** *** *** 263 53.8 48.0-59.6 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 604 256 35.2 30.4-40.3 *** *** *** 335 63.0 57.8-67.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 256 152 50.8 42.5-59.0 *** *** *** 100 48.5 40.2-56.8 *** *** ***
Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 238 42 16.2 11.1-23.0 *** *** *** 191 81.9 74.9-87.3 *** *** ***
44-64 383 196 54.4 48.4-60.2 *** *** *** 181 44.5 38.7-50.4 *** *** ***
65+ 304 193 63.2 56.4-69.6 *** *** *** 104 34.8 28.5-41.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 401 214 44.1 37.7-50.7 *** *** *** 183 55.0 48.3-61.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 528 219 35.1 30.2-40.3 *** *** *** 295 62.5 57.2-67.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 445 230 42.7 36.7-49.0 *** *** *** 209 56.6 50.3-62.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 290 100 31.2 24.6-38.6 *** *** *** 181 65.7 58.1-72.5 *** *** ***

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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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