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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Hypertension Awareness

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

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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
-Davidson County 458 157 26.2 21.7-31.2 5 1.7 0.6- 4.3 287 71.0 65.8-75.7 9 1.2 0.6- 2.4
GENDER
Male 183 66 26.9 20.0-35.1 0 0.0 . - . 113 71.9 63.6-78.9 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6
Female 275 91 25.4 20.2-31.5 5 3.4 1.3- 8.6 174 70.1 63.5-76.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6
RACE
White 387 141 30.4 25.2-36.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5 235 66.9 61.0-72.2 7 1.2 0.5- 2.7
Other 69 16 11.7 5.8-22.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 50 85.2 73.7-92.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
AGE
18-44 178 23 13.2 8.1-20.7 4 2.5 0.9- 7.2 150 84.1 76.3-89.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
45+ 280 134 43.4 37.0-50.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 137 53.6 46.9-60.2 8 2.5 1.1- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 287 111 29.3 23.2-36.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 170 69.3 62.3-75.5 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Some College + 171 46 20.1 14.6-27.1 3 3.4 1.0-10.9 117 74.3 66.4-80.9 5 2.2 0.8- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 277 101 28.0 21.8-35.1 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 166 68.9 61.6-75.4 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4
$50,000+ 115 32 22.8 15.7-31.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 80 73.9 64.3-81.7 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4

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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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