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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 449 364 73.4 66.4-79.5 47 13.0 8.9-18.6 23 7.2 4.0-12.7 7 3.2 1.0- 9.7 8 3.1 1.2- 7.6
GENDER
Male 176 134 66.1 55.0-75.7 18 13.0 7.3-21.9 11 9.1 4.0-19.5 5 5.9 1.8-18.0 8 6.0 2.4-14.3
Female 273 230 81.2 73.3-87.1 29 13.1 7.9-21.0 12 5.3 2.7-10.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 380 311 77.0 70.3-82.6 38 10.8 7.5-15.3 19 7.1 3.8-13.0 5 1.4 0.5- 4.2 7 3.6 1.3- 9.5
Other 67 51 60.1 40.9-76.7 9 21.3 9.2-41.8 4 7.9 1.9-27.3 2 9.6 1.9-37.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
AGE
18-44 172 126 65.1 54.3-74.6 25 16.1 9.8-25.4 13 10.0 4.9-19.5 4 4.7 1.2-16.6 4 4.1 1.2-12.5
45+ 277 238 84.3 78.3-88.9 22 9.0 5.5-14.4 10 3.7 1.9- 7.0 3 1.2 0.3- 4.6 4 1.8 0.6- 5.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 280 220 67.7 58.2-76.0 34 15.6 9.9-23.7 15 9.0 4.5-17.2 5 4.0 1.0-14.4 6 3.7 1.3-10.5
Some College + 169 144 84.4 76.8-89.8 13 8.2 4.6-14.2 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 2 1.7 0.3- 8.5 2 1.8 0.3- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 268 211 69.4 59.6-77.6 27 12.5 7.6-20.0 19 11.1 5.9-19.9 5 4.5 1.2-16.0 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2
$50,000+ 114 98 83.0 70.2-91.0 12 12.7 5.7-26.1 3 2.5 0.8- 7.5 1 1.8 0.3-11.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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