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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Hypertension Awareness

Are you currently taking medicine for your high blood pressure?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,185 2,579 76.0 73.3-78.5 606 24.0 21.5-26.7
-Guilford County 134 110 77.1 66.1-85.4 24 22.9 14.6-33.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 161 137 80.3 71.6-86.8 24 19.7 13.2-28.4
Guilford 134 110 77.1 66.1-85.4 24 22.9 14.6-33.9
Mecklenburg 126 108 77.0 62.6-87.0 18 23.0 13.0-37.4
Orange 96 64 60.6 48.6-71.5 32 39.4 28.5-51.4
Wake 108 82 74.4 62.5-83.5 26 25.6 16.5-37.5
Chatham/Lee 138 115 75.1 62.2-84.6 23 24.9 15.4-37.8
Nash/Wilson 156 125 75.9 67.1-83.0 31 24.1 17.0-32.9
Craven/Pamlico 170 142 77.7 68.1-85.0 28 22.3 15.0-31.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 137 115 84.7 76.4-90.4 22 15.3 9.6-23.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 149 121 75.5 64.9-83.8 28 24.5 16.2-35.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 182 137 56.2 37.0-73.7 45 43.8 26.3-63.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 136 107 72.9 60.6-82.5 29 27.1 17.5-39.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 185 148 72.4 63.4-79.9 37 27.6 20.1-36.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 151 85.3 77.7-90.6 22 14.7 9.4-22.3
Northeast NC I 186 156 82.6 75.1-88.1 30 17.4 11.9-24.9
Northeast NC II 201 169 79.8 71.4-86.3 32 20.2 13.7-28.6
Northeastern Partnership 387 325 80.8 74.9-85.6 62 19.2 14.4-25.1
Mountain AHEC 429 356 81.5 75.6-86.2 73 18.5 13.8-24.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,262 1,035 74.9 70.0-79.2 227 25.1 20.8-30.0
Piedmont 1,234 973 75.3 71.3-79.0 261 24.7 21.0-28.7
Western NC 689 571 81.1 76.0-85.3 118 18.9 14.7-24.0

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 is asked only if the respondent reported being diagnosed with high blood pressure.

^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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