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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,132 5,125 77.4 75.8-79.0 1,007 22.6 21.0-24.2
-Catawba County 158 138 79.4 67.6-87.6 20 20.6 12.4-32.4
GENDER
Male 69 58 74.2 55.8-86.8 11 25.8 13.2-44.2
Female 89 80 85.7 72.8-93.0 9 14.3 7.0-27.2
RACE
White 143 125 78.8 66.1-87.7 18 21.2 12.3-33.9
Other 14 12 82.9 43.6-96.8 2 17.1 3.2-56.4
AGE
18-44 16 9 44.7 20.5-71.7 7 55.3 28.3-79.5
45+ 141 128 88.5 79.4-93.8 13 11.5 6.2-20.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 88 75 78.5 64.5-88.0 13 21.5 12.0-35.5
Some College + 70 63 80.3 58.8-92.1 7 19.7 7.9-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 91 77.5 61.8-88.0 14 22.5 12.0-38.2
$50,000+ 20 18 84.0 50.0-96.5 2 16.0 3.5-50.0

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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: 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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