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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Nationwide

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
All Participants 210258 56,765 25.8 25.5-26.2 153493 74.2 73.8-74.5
Alabama 2,792 923 31.6 29.7-33.6 1,869 68.4 66.4-70.3
Alaska 2,868 669 21.8 19.5-24.2 2,199 78.2 75.8-80.5
Arizona 3,259 839 23.6 21.7-25.7 2,420 76.4 74.3-78.3
Arkansas 2,927 912 29.7 27.9-31.6 2,015 70.3 68.4-72.1
California 4,255 1,032 23.3 21.8-24.8 3,223 76.7 75.2-78.2
Colorado 2,031 425 21.6 19.7-23.7 1,606 78.4 76.3-80.3
Connecticut 7,728 1,915 24.0 22.9-25.2 5,813 76.0 74.8-77.1
Delaware 3,511 1,042 27.2 25.4-29.1 2,469 72.8 70.9-74.6
District of Colum 1,883 521 29.0 26.5-31.5 1,362 71.0 68.5-73.5
Florida 4,670 1,234 26.9 25.4-28.4 3,436 73.1 71.6-74.6
Georgia 4,524 1,280 26.9 25.3-28.6 3,244 73.1 71.4-74.7
Hawaii 4,490 1,085 24.1 22.4-25.9 3,405 75.9 74.1-77.6
Idaho 4,823 1,236 24.6 23.1-26.1 3,587 75.4 73.9-76.9
Illinois 2,166 573 24.8 22.8-26.8 1,593 75.2 73.2-77.2
Indiana 3,988 1,073 25.8 24.3-27.3 2,915 74.2 72.7-75.7
Iowa 3,627 1,014 25.5 24.0-27.1 2,613 74.5 72.9-76.0
Kansas 4,588 1,121 23.9 22.6-25.3 3,467 76.1 74.7-77.4
Kentucky 7,517 2,568 30.1 28.6-31.6 4,949 69.9 68.4-71.4
Louisiana 4,996 1,440 27.6 26.2-29.0 3,556 72.4 71.0-73.8
Maine 2,412 663 25.2 23.4-27.1 1,749 74.8 72.9-76.6
Maryland 4,462 1,186 26.3 24.7-28.0 3,276 73.7 72.0-75.3
Massachusetts 8,597 2,072 23.6 22.5-24.6 6,525 76.4 75.4-77.5
Michigan 3,824 1,104 27.3 25.8-28.9 2,720 72.7 71.1-74.2
Minnesota 3,959 971 22.3 21.0-23.7 2,988 77.7 76.3-79.0
Mississippi 3,035 1,030 31.3 29.5-33.2 2,005 68.7 66.8-70.5
Missouri 4,176 1,186 26.5 24.8-28.4 2,990 73.5 71.6-75.2
Montana 3,335 998 26.8 24.8-28.9 2,337 73.2 71.1-75.2
Nebraska 3,687 938 22.6 21.2-24.2 2,749 77.4 75.8-78.8
Nevada 2,569 685 25.6 23.0-28.3 1,884 74.4 71.7-77.0
New Hampshire 4,061 964 22.8 21.4-24.3 3,097 77.2 75.7-78.6
New Jersey 5,994 1,590 26.1 24.7-27.5 4,404 73.9 72.5-75.3
New Mexico 3,620 797 20.0 18.5-21.6 2,823 80.0 78.4-81.5
New York 3,885 926 26.0 24.4-27.7 2,959 74.0 72.3-75.6
North Carolina 6,197 1,743 27.2 25.6-28.9 4,454 72.8 71.1-74.4
North Dakota 2,507 629 24.1 22.3-25.9 1,878 75.9 74.1-77.7
Ohio 3,425 915 26.6 24.8-28.4 2,510 73.4 71.6-75.2
Oklahoma 4,540 1,451 28.5 26.9-30.2 3,089 71.5 69.8-73.1
Oregon 2,531 646 24.9 23.1-26.8 1,885 75.1 73.2-76.9
Pennsylvania 3,657 1,059 28.1 26.5-29.7 2,598 71.9 70.3-73.5
Rhode Island 4,109 1,062 25.4 23.9-27.0 3,047 74.6 73.0-76.1
South Carolina 3,192 931 28.8 27.1-30.7 2,261 71.2 69.3-72.9
South Dakota 5,111 1,391 24.1 22.9-25.4 3,720 75.9 74.6-77.1
Tennessee 2,923 906 29.3 27.4-31.3 2,017 70.7 68.7-72.6
Texas 5,910 1,601 25.6 24.4-26.8 4,309 74.4 73.2-75.6
Utah 3,650 832 22.3 20.6-24.1 2,818 77.7 75.9-79.4
Vermont 4,295 953 21.4 20.1-22.8 3,342 78.6 77.2-79.9
Virginia 2,931 794 25.8 24.1-27.6 2,137 74.2 72.4-75.9
Washington 4,195 1,032 24.4 23.0-25.9 3,163 75.6 74.1-77.0
West Virginia 3,090 1,070 32.5 30.7-34.3 2,020 67.5 65.7-69.3
Wisconsin 3,346 848 24.1 22.5-25.8 2,498 75.9 74.2-77.5
Wyoming 3,032 719 22.4 20.9-24.0 2,313 77.6 76.0-79.1
Guam 870 192 24.5 21.3-28.1 678 75.5 71.9-78.7
Puerto Rico 4,229 1,360 26.4 24.7-28.2 2,869 73.6 71.8-75.3
Virgin Islands 2,259 619 26.5 24.3-28.8 1,640 73.5 71.2-75.7

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+ Only participating states or terretories are presented here.

#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.

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