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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Hypertension Screening

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,916 5,569 92.8 91.6-93.8 196 4.0 3.2- 4.8 84 1.8 1.3- 2.6 58 1.4 0.9- 2.0 9 0.1 0.0- 0.2
GENDER
Male 2,262 2,050 89.7 87.6-91.5 120 5.3 4.1- 6.7 46 2.7 1.7- 4.1 41 2.3 1.5- 3.5 5 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Female 3,654 3,519 95.5 94.2-96.5 76 2.8 2.0- 3.9 38 1.1 0.7- 1.8 17 0.6 0.3- 1.1 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
RACE
White 4,500 4,234 92.9 91.6-94.0 152 4.1 3.2- 5.1 64 1.8 1.2- 2.6 41 1.2 0.8- 1.9 9 0.1 0.0- 0.2
African American 1,076 1,030 95.3 93.0-96.8 26 2.8 1.7- 4.8 10 1.1 0.4- 2.7 10 0.8 0.4- 1.7 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 254 225 84.2 75.1-90.4 15 6.9 3.3-13.8 7 3.3 1.0-10.0 7 5.7 2.2-13.6 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 167 147 79.4 66.7-88.1 10 8.1 3.7-17.0 5 6.0 1.9-17.9 4 6.5 2.1-18.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
No 5,735 5,408 93.3 92.1-94.2 186 3.8 3.1- 4.7 79 1.7 1.2- 2.4 54 1.2 0.8- 1.7 8 0.1 0.0- 0.2
AGE
18-24 520 485 92.7 88.8-95.3 21 5.3 3.0- 9.2 8 1.3 0.5- 3.1 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
25-34 1,101 1,011 88.0 84.4-90.9 55 7.4 5.3-10.2 21 2.3 1.1- 4.5 12 2.2 1.0- 4.9 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
35-44 1,233 1,132 90.7 87.9-92.9 53 4.3 3.0- 6.3 30 3.6 2.2- 5.9 14 1.2 0.6- 2.4 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5
45-54 1,098 1,039 93.6 90.4-95.8 33 3.0 1.7- 5.2 13 1.6 0.6- 4.4 13 1.8 0.8- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 784 754 95.0 91.8-97.0 16 2.2 1.1- 4.4 7 1.1 0.4- 3.3 7 1.7 0.6- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .
65+ 1,130 1,101 97.8 96.4-98.7 18 1.4 0.7- 2.8 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 773 711 89.5 85.3-92.6 30 5.8 3.7- 8.9 18 3.3 1.5- 7.0 12 1.3 0.5- 3.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,761 1,650 92.4 90.2-94.2 56 3.9 2.7- 5.6 22 1.2 0.6- 2.3 29 2.4 1.4- 3.8 4 0.1 0.1- 0.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,532 1,451 93.8 91.3-95.5 49 3.4 2.2- 5.2 18 1.9 1.0- 3.8 11 0.8 0.3- 2.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
College Graduate 1,832 1,739 94.0 92.2-95.5 61 3.5 2.5- 5.0 26 1.7 1.0- 2.8 6 0.7 0.2- 2.0 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 554 523 95.0 91.7-97.1 11 1.6 0.7- 3.5 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8 10 2.0 0.7- 5.6 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 968 912 89.9 85.5-93.0 28 4.4 2.6- 7.4 18 3.7 1.8- 7.3 9 2.0 0.8- 4.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.0
$25,000- 34,999 850 794 93.7 90.8-95.7 34 4.0 2.4- 6.7 11 1.3 0.7- 2.6 10 1.0 0.4- 2.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
$35,000- 49,999 938 876 92.1 88.9-94.4 39 4.7 3.0- 7.2 14 2.2 1.0- 4.8 7 1.0 0.4- 2.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$50,000+ 1,551 1,480 94.5 92.5-95.9 50 3.6 2.5- 5.2 14 0.9 0.4- 1.8 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 403 377 91.6 87.4-94.5 16 5.4 3.1- 9.1 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 414 401 97.1 94.6-98.5 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 5 1.3 0.5- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 384 364 93.9 90.3-96.2 9 2.4 1.2- 4.8 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Forsyth 442 427 96.7 94.4-98.1 9 2.0 1.0- 3.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Gaston 443 422 94.9 92.0-96.7 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Guilford 392 364 92.4 88.4-95.0 14 4.2 2.3- 7.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 7 2.1 0.8- 5.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Mecklenburg 414 382 91.4 87.6-94.2 23 6.0 3.8- 9.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 390 358 85.7 75.7-92.0 20 6.0 3.6- 9.7 6 1.9 0.7- 4.6 5 6.2 1.7-20.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Onslow 417 393 91.1 82.1-95.8 11 5.6 1.8-16.4 8 2.6 1.1- 5.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Wake 405 385 93.6 89.1-96.4 10 2.9 1.4- 5.8 8 3.2 1.2- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Western NC 588 559 95.1 92.5-96.8 13 2.1 1.0- 4.3 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4 0 0.0 . - .
Piedmont NC 641 596 93.1 90.4-95.1 26 4.0 2.6- 6.2 14 1.9 0.9- 3.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern NC 583 541 90.6 87.0-93.2 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 11 2.5 1.3- 5.0 7 1.9 0.8- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .

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#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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