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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 182 160 80.6 70.3-87.9 22 19.4 12.1-29.7
GENDER
Male 62 51 74.0 56.2-86.3 11 26.0 13.7-43.8
Female 120 109 86.5 75.7-93.0 11 13.5 7.0-24.3
RACE
White 155 139 81.8 70.0-89.6 16 18.2 10.4-30.0
Other 25 19 70.5 47.1-86.5 6 29.5 13.5-52.9
AGE
18-44 21 12 44.6 22.1-69.5 9 55.4 30.5-77.9
45+ 161 148 89.1 81.2-94.0 13 10.9 6.0-18.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 102 81.3 66.6-90.5 12 18.7 9.5-33.4
Some College + 68 58 79.4 64.0-89.3 10 20.6 10.7-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 114 83.5 73.3-90.3 14 16.5 9.7-26.7
$50,000+ 22 20 82.0 51.2-95.2 2 18.0 4.8-48.8

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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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