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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 787 667 81.5 76.7-85.5 78 11.0 7.8-15.3 29 5.3 3.3- 8.5 13 2.2 1.0- 4.6
GENDER
Male 309 253 78.4 71.2-84.3 31 10.5 6.6-16.3 17 7.8 4.3-13.7 *** *** ***
Female 478 414 84.0 77.0-89.1 47 11.4 7.0-18.2 12 3.3 1.5- 7.1 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 510 429 80.9 74.5-86.0 52 11.5 7.4-17.6 19 4.8 2.6- 8.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 217 188 83.7 74.9-89.8 20 9.3 5.1-16.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 180 125 66.4 56.4-75.2 35 18.8 11.7-28.6 15 10.9 6.2-18.4 *** *** ***
44-64 334 286 89.3 85.5-92.2 28 6.6 4.4- 9.9 13 2.4 1.3- 4.3 *** *** ***
65+ 266 250 95.1 91.4-97.3 14 4.3 2.3- 7.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 328 280 79.9 71.2-86.4 26 11.9 6.4-21.0 15 6.2 3.2-11.4 *** *** ***
Some College + 458 386 82.8 77.4-87.1 52 10.3 7.5-13.9 14 4.6 2.2- 9.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 375 321 81.6 73.8-87.5 32 11.8 6.8-19.7 13 4.0 1.9- 8.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 249 207 83.5 76.2-88.9 28 8.6 5.5-13.0 12 7.0 3.2-14.6 *** *** ***

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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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