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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,742 1,326 74.9 71.6-77.9 416 25.1 22.1-28.4
Guilford County 112 83 73.6 63.6-81.6 29 26.4 18.4-36.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 113 82 72.5 62.4-80.8 31 27.5 19.2-37.6
Cumberland 132 100 70.8 60.7-79.2 32 29.2 20.8-39.3
Durham 106 85 76.8 65.7-85.1 21 23.2 14.9-34.3
Forsyth 145 112 75.7 66.2-83.3 33 24.3 16.7-33.8
Gaston 146 110 71.3 62.1-79.0 36 28.7 21.0-37.9
Mecklenburg 96 70 71.4 60.2-80.4 26 28.6 19.6-39.8
New Hanover 107 86 78.5 67.9-86.4 21 21.5 13.6-32.1
Onslow 98 74 66.6 49.1-80.4 24 33.4 19.6-50.9
Wake 82 61 77.0 65.5-85.5 21 23.0 14.5-34.5
Western NC 199 153 75.1 67.5-81.4 46 24.9 18.6-32.5
Piedmont NC 203 158 79.0 71.9-84.8 45 21.0 15.2-28.1
Eastern NC 203 152 71.6 62.8-79.0 51 28.4 21.0-37.2

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having had high blood pressure.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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