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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 455 175 31.7 26.9-36.8 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 271 66.8 61.6-71.6 5 0.7 0.2- 2.1
GENDER
Male 161 54 28.0 20.9-36.3 0 0.0 . - . 106 71.3 63.0-78.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
Female 294 121 35.3 29.4-41.6 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 165 62.3 55.8-68.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1
RACE
White 282 98 27.3 21.8-33.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 180 71.4 65.0-77.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Other 170 76 38.6 30.4-47.5 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 89 59.4 50.4-67.7 4 1.5 0.4- 5.1
AGE
18-44 207 34 15.9 10.9-22.6 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 166 81.8 75.0-87.1 3 0.9 0.2- 3.5
45+ 244 139 54.3 46.9-61.5 0 0.0 . - . 103 45.2 38.0-52.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 68 29.9 22.5-38.5 0 0.0 . - . 95 68.8 60.1-76.3 3 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Some College + 287 106 32.8 26.8-39.3 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7 175 65.5 58.9-71.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 105 32.7 26.1-40.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 149 65.8 58.3-72.5 4 1.1 0.3- 3.6
$50,000+ 153 49 28.1 21.2-36.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 101 70.6 62.5-77.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0

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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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