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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 Demographics

Hypertension Awareness

Are you currently taking medicine for your high blood pressure?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,722 2,277 81.0 79.1-82.9 445 19.0 17.1-20.9
Region 9 & 10 436 377 80.1 73.5-85.4 59 19.9 14.6-26.5
GENDER
Male 170 140 80.1 71.0-86.8 30 19.9 13.2-29.0
Female 266 237 80.1 70.2-87.3 29 19.9 12.7-29.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 256 219 79.6 70.3-86.5 37 20.4 13.5-29.7
Non-Hispanic Black 152 137 86.9 77.6-92.7 15 13.1 7.3-22.4
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 196 169 85.0 77.9-90.1 27 15.0 9.9-22.1
65+ 193 181 92.7 86.9-96.1 12 7.3 3.9-13.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 187 80.1 69.4-87.8 27 19.9 12.2-30.6
Some College + 219 187 79.8 71.3-86.3 32 20.2 13.7-28.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 190 77.2 68.9-83.8 40 22.8 16.2-31.1
$50,000+ 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked only of those who report being told they have high blood pressure.

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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