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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Hypertension

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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
-Johnston County 387 313 76.5 69.8-82.1 41 10.6 7.5-14.9 16 6.1 3.2-11.4 12 4.1 1.8- 8.9 5 2.6 0.7- 8.9
GENDER
Male 137 106 71.5 59.8-80.9 13 8.7 4.8-15.4 9 9.1 4.0-19.3 5 5.9 2.0-16.0 4 4.8 1.2-16.9
Female 250 207 81.6 75.1-86.7 28 12.6 8.3-18.7 7 3.1 1.3- 7.0 7 2.3 1.1- 4.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
RACE
White 323 266 79.7 72.6-85.4 34 9.6 6.7-13.7 10 4.9 2.0-11.5 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4 5 3.2 0.9-10.8
Other 64 47 63.0 46.1-77.3 7 15.0 6.5-31.0 6 11.0 4.6-24.2 4 11.0 2.9-33.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 158 112 69.3 59.0-78.0 24 12.3 7.8-18.7 10 8.4 3.9-17.4 8 5.9 2.3-14.2 4 4.1 1.0-14.8
45+ 228 200 86.6 80.2-91.2 17 8.4 4.7-14.5 6 2.9 1.2- 6.6 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 155 73.1 62.8-81.4 22 11.4 7.0-18.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.9 10 7.6 3.2-16.8 5 5.3 1.5-17.0
Some College + 189 157 79.8 70.6-86.7 19 9.9 5.9-16.1 11 9.5 4.4-19.3 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 163 75.8 65.5-83.8 19 9.1 5.1-15.7 7 5.7 1.9-15.6 11 5.1 2.6- 9.8 3 4.3 1.0-16.5
$50,000+ 127 104 78.9 67.9-86.9 16 12.6 7.6-20.2 6 4.4 1.9- 9.8 1 4.1 0.6-23.6 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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