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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Hypertension Awareness

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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
-Johnston County 389 137 28.4 23.3-34.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 244 69.5 63.6-74.8 6 1.5 0.6- 3.4
GENDER
Male 138 57 30.3 22.0-40.2 0 0.0 . - . 78 68.3 58.4-76.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
Female 251 80 26.5 20.9-33.0 2 1.2 0.3- 4.5 166 70.7 63.9-76.7 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2
RACE
White 325 115 27.8 22.4-33.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 203 70.0 63.7-75.6 6 1.8 0.8- 4.2
Other 64 22 31.1 18.4-47.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 41 67.4 51.2-80.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 158 26 14.2 8.9-21.9 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 128 83.8 75.9-89.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2
45+ 229 110 48.4 40.7-56.1 0 0.0 . - . 115 49.5 41.9-57.2 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 75 29.5 22.0-38.4 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6 116 67.6 58.6-75.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7
Some College + 190 61 27.4 20.6-35.3 0 0.0 . - . 127 71.4 63.3-78.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 84 29.2 22.3-37.2 0 0.0 . - . 117 69.4 61.4-76.5 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
$50,000+ 127 32 26.0 17.4-36.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 91 70.9 60.0-79.9 3 2.3 0.7- 7.0

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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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