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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 454 394 86.3 81.7-89.9 32 6.0 4.1- 8.9 19 5.8 3.2-10.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6
GENDER
Male 160 130 82.4 74.0-88.5 16 7.2 4.1-12.3 11 9.0 4.4-17.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
Female 294 264 90.2 85.9-93.3 16 4.9 2.9- 8.2 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3
RACE
White 281 237 84.7 79.0-89.0 24 7.5 4.7-11.7 14 5.7 3.1-10.1 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Other 170 154 88.6 79.3-94.0 8 4.0 1.8- 8.3 5 6.0 2.0-17.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
AGE
18-44 207 173 84.4 77.3-89.6 16 5.9 3.4-10.3 12 7.6 3.7-14.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9
45+ 244 219 89.1 83.8-92.9 15 6.0 3.5-10.1 7 3.3 1.4- 7.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 146 85.3 75.3-91.6 10 5.6 2.7-11.4 5 6.3 2.0-18.0 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4
Some College + 287 248 87.4 82.5-91.0 22 6.3 4.0- 9.9 13 5.0 2.7- 9.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 223 85.4 78.4-90.4 18 5.8 3.3- 9.9 11 6.2 2.8-13.3 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 4 1.3 0.4- 3.9
$50,000+ 153 135 89.2 82.8-93.3 11 6.6 3.5-12.0 5 3.2 1.2- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1

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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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