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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 399 334 84.0 78.9-88.0 38 9.1 6.3-13.2 16 4.0 2.2- 7.1 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 5 2.1 0.6- 6.4
GENDER
Male 159 132 81.9 73.1-88.2 16 10.0 5.6-17.0 7 4.7 2.0-10.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 2 3.1 0.7-12.1
Female 240 202 86.4 81.1-90.3 22 8.2 5.2-12.8 9 3.3 1.6- 6.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.4 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2
RACE
White 341 280 82.6 76.9-87.2 36 10.0 6.7-14.6 15 4.6 2.5- 8.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 4 1.8 0.4- 7.1
Other 57 53 90.9 76.2-96.9 2 4.6 1.1-16.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.8 0.5-22.4
AGE
18-44 168 131 81.2 73.0-87.3 20 9.1 5.2-15.3 10 5.2 2.4-10.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 4 3.6 1.1-11.5
45+ 231 203 87.4 81.3-91.7 18 9.2 5.5-15.2 6 2.6 1.1- 5.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 161 82.6 74.4-88.6 11 6.2 2.9-12.9 13 6.0 3.2-10.9 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9 5 4.2 1.3-12.4
Some College + 205 173 85.3 78.6-90.2 27 12.1 7.9-18.1 3 2.0 0.5- 8.3 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 177 82.7 75.6-88.1 20 7.7 4.8-12.3 12 4.8 2.5- 9.1 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 5 3.9 1.2-11.8
$50,000+ 123 103 81.8 71.4-89.0 16 13.8 7.7-23.7 3 3.8 1.1-12.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 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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