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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No Borderline high or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,239 6,139 29.2 28.4-30.1 160 0.9 0.8- 1.1 10,657 68.3 67.4-69.1 283 1.6 1.4- 1.8
-Cabarrus County 423 145 28.5 23.7-33.9 4 1.3 0.4- 3.9 268 69.0 63.4-74.0 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0
GENDER
Male 162 60 29.3 21.9-38.0 0 0.0 . - . 98 68.8 60.0-76.4 4 1.9 0.7- 5.5
Female 261 85 27.8 22.0-34.4 4 2.6 0.9- 7.9 170 69.1 62.2-75.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
RACE
White 356 127 30.3 24.9-36.2 4 1.6 0.5- 4.9 220 66.7 60.6-72.3 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6
Other 64 18 22.3 12.7-36.1 0 0.0 . - . 46 77.7 63.9-87.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 165 22 13.1 8.0-20.7 4 2.4 0.8- 7.2 138 84.0 76.0-89.6 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8
45+ 256 121 46.1 39.2-53.1 0 0.0 . - . 130 51.9 44.9-58.8 5 2.0 0.7- 5.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 73 32.4 24.8-41.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 115 66.4 57.6-74.1 2 1.0 0.2- 5.0
Some College + 232 72 25.3 19.4-32.2 3 2.2 0.6- 7.2 153 71.2 63.9-77.5 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 75 27.8 21.6-35.0 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9 128 70.6 63.3-77.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
$50,000+ 145 35 21.6 15.4-29.5 2 2.4 0.5-10.3 106 74.8 66.3-81.8 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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