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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Hypertension

About how long has it been since you last had your blood pressure taken by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional?

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Respond.^
Within the past 6 months 6 to 12 months ago 1 to 2 years ago 3 to 5 years ago 5 or more years ago or never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,099 13,943 77.8 76.8-78.7 1,822 11.9 11.2-12.7 712 5.2 4.7- 5.8 333 2.6 2.3- 3.1 289 2.5 2.1- 2.9
-Cabarrus County 418 341 80.3 74.8-84.9 45 11.0 7.6-15.7 18 5.0 2.8- 8.6 6 1.8 0.7- 4.6 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1
GENDER
Male 160 127 77.1 67.8-84.4 23 15.3 9.4-23.8 5 4.9 1.9-12.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 4 2.4 0.9- 6.7
Female 258 214 83.6 77.6-88.3 22 6.6 4.1-10.5 13 5.0 2.8- 8.8 5 3.4 1.2- 9.1 4 1.3 0.4- 4.2
RACE
White 351 287 81.1 75.2-85.8 39 12.2 8.2-17.8 15 4.2 2.4- 7.1 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 6 1.4 0.6- 3.5
Other 64 52 77.9 61.9-88.4 5 5.7 2.0-15.0 3 8.3 2.3-25.6 2 4.4 0.9-19.4 2 3.8 0.9-14.4
AGE
18-44 162 128 77.9 68.8-84.9 17 11.4 6.5-19.5 11 7.1 3.6-13.8 4 2.8 0.9- 8.3 2 0.7 0.2- 3.5
45+ 254 212 83.1 76.9-87.9 27 10.5 6.7-16.1 7 2.5 1.1- 5.3 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 6 3.3 1.3- 7.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 186 150 79.0 70.2-85.7 17 8.8 4.9-15.2 11 7.3 3.5-14.4 2 2.0 0.4- 9.3 6 3.1 1.2- 7.6
Some College + 232 191 81.4 74.0-87.1 28 12.9 8.0-20.1 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1 4 1.6 0.5- 4.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 159 76.0 67.5-82.9 27 12.2 7.8-18.6 8 5.8 2.4-13.4 3 2.4 0.6- 9.5 6 3.5 1.5- 8.3
$50,000+ 145 121 81.9 72.2-88.8 15 11.7 6.1-21.2 6 4.8 2.0-11.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.7

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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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