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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,446 3,188 28.6 27.3-30.0 104 1.1 0.8- 1.4 6,154 70.3 68.9-71.7
-Guilford County 446 134 28.0 23.3-33.1 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6 303 70.2 65.0-75.0
GENDER
Male 165 50 26.1 19.4-34.2 0 0.0 . - . 115 73.9 65.8-80.6
Female 281 84 29.6 23.6-36.5 9 3.4 1.7- 6.8 188 66.9 60.0-73.2
RACE
White 313 95 28.3 22.9-34.5 8 2.2 1.0- 4.4 210 69.5 63.3-75.1
Other 132 38 26.6 18.6-36.6 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 93 72.3 62.3-80.5
AGE
18-44 177 19 11.7 6.9-19.2 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7 151 85.2 77.6-90.5
45+ 265 115 43.9 37.1-50.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 148 55.5 48.5-62.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 59 35.2 26.9-44.4 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 90 63.6 54.3-71.9
Some College + 292 74 22.9 17.9-28.9 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 212 74.9 68.8-80.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 56 26.3 19.5-34.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 138 73.5 65.4-80.2
$50,000+ 142 34 22.9 16.0-31.6 5 3.8 1.6- 9.1 103 73.3 64.4-80.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 161 30.3 25.8-35.1 6 1.2 0.4- 3.2 287 68.6 63.6-73.1
Guilford 446 134 28.0 23.3-33.1 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6 303 70.2 65.0-75.0
Mecklenburg 448 126 24.9 20.3-30.2 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4 318 74.2 68.9-78.9
Orange 452 96 14.3 11.1-18.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 355 85.5 81.7-88.7
Wake 453 108 20.5 16.6-25.1 8 1.4 0.6- 2.9 337 78.1 73.4-82.1
Chatham/Lee 399 139 30.5 25.3-36.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 257 69.1 63.2-74.4
Nash/Wilson 380 156 37.0 31.6-42.7 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 220 61.4 55.6-66.9
Craven/Pamlico 456 170 32.4 27.7-37.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 284 67.2 62.1-71.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 437 138 30.8 25.2-37.1 6 0.9 0.3- 2.2 293 68.3 62.1-73.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 454 149 26.4 21.8-31.6 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 299 72.2 67.0-77.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 479 183 37.3 28.9-46.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 293 62.3 53.0-70.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 136 23.9 18.1-30.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 287 75.7 68.8-81.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 185 34.3 29.6-39.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 286 64.7 59.8-69.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 420 173 35.0 29.3-41.2 6 1.5 0.6- 3.3 241 63.5 57.3-69.3
Northeast NC I 460 186 35.8 30.4-41.5 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 269 63.4 57.6-68.8
Northeast NC II 513 201 35.1 30.4-40.1 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 307 64.2 59.1-68.9
Northeastern Partnership 973 387 35.4 31.7-39.1 10 0.8 0.4- 1.5 576 63.9 60.1-67.5
Mountain AHEC 1,307 429 27.8 24.6-31.4 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 866 71.4 67.9-74.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,320 1,262 31.2 28.8-33.8 32 0.9 0.6- 1.5 2,026 67.8 65.3-70.3
Piedmont 4,050 1,237 27.2 25.3-29.2 48 1.1 0.7- 1.6 2,765 71.7 69.7-73.6
Western NC 2,076 689 28.8 26.0-31.9 24 1.3 0.7- 2.2 1,363 69.9 66.8-72.8

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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