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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 157 130 78.4 68.6-85.8 27 21.6 14.2-31.4
GENDER
Male 66 56 79.7 63.9-89.6 10 20.3 10.4-36.1
Female 91 74 77.1 64.1-86.4 17 22.9 13.6-35.9
RACE
White 141 116 79.6 69.8-86.8 25 20.4 13.2-30.2
Other 16 14 67.4 28.0-91.7 2 32.6 8.3-72.0
AGE
18-44 23 11 49.6 26.4-73.0 12 50.4 27.0-73.6
45+ 134 119 90.0 83.3-94.3 15 10.0 5.7-16.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 93 78.9 67.0-87.4 18 21.1 12.6-33.0
Some College + 46 37 77.0 57.7-89.2 9 23.0 10.8-42.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 101 80 73.3 59.8-83.6 21 26.7 16.4-40.2
$50,000+ 32 27 81.1 60.1-92.4 5 18.9 7.6-39.9

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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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