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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 447 158 29.4 24.6-34.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 275 67.6 62.3-72.6 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9
GENDER
Male 172 69 35.0 27.0-43.8 0 0.0 . - . 97 62.4 53.5-70.5 6 2.7 1.1- 6.2
Female 275 89 24.6 19.5-30.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.1 178 72.2 65.9-77.7 3 1.2 0.3- 5.0
RACE
White 398 143 30.3 25.2-35.9 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 242 66.6 60.8-71.9 9 2.2 1.0- 4.6
Other 48 14 23.3 12.7-38.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 33 74.5 58.8-85.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 159 16 11.6 6.6-19.7 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2 133 83.6 75.4-89.4 5 2.7 1.1- 6.8
45+ 285 141 49.9 43.4-56.5 0 0.0 . - . 140 49.1 42.6-55.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 88 28.3 22.3-35.1 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 137 68.5 61.5-74.9 4 1.3 0.4- 3.8
Some College + 213 70 30.9 23.7-39.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 137 66.4 58.0-73.8 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 273 105 33.6 27.1-40.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 161 63.9 56.7-70.6 5 1.9 0.7- 5.3
$50,000+ 103 20 18.7 11.6-28.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 78 77.7 67.5-85.4 4 2.9 1.0- 8.0

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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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