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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 161 131 75.2 65.4-83.0 30 24.8 17.0-34.6
GENDER
Male 57 42 64.0 48.2-77.3 15 36.0 22.7-51.8
Female 104 89 84.6 73.2-91.7 15 15.4 8.3-26.8
RACE
White 96 77 73.0 60.1-83.0 19 27.0 17.0-39.9
Other 65 54 78.0 61.6-88.6 11 22.0 11.4-38.4
AGE
18-44 29 13 42.4 23.7-63.6 16 57.6 36.4-76.3
45+ 131 118 85.9 75.9-92.1 13 14.1 7.9-24.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 74 79.0 64.7-88.5 13 21.0 11.5-35.3
Some College + 74 57 70.9 56.4-82.2 17 29.1 17.8-43.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 77 75.4 63.3-84.4 20 24.6 15.6-36.7
$50,000+ 38 29 61.9 40.8-79.2 9 38.1 20.8-59.2

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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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