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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 379 310 76.9 71.2-81.8 40 11.8 8.5-16.0 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9 10 4.2 2.0- 8.7 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6
GENDER
Male 154 117 70.5 61.2-78.3 18 13.0 8.2-20.1 6 5.1 2.2-11.6 8 6.4 2.7-14.4 5 5.0 2.0-12.2
Female 225 193 84.1 77.9-88.8 22 10.4 6.8-15.7 8 3.7 1.8- 7.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 318 265 78.6 72.4-83.7 32 12.3 8.6-17.2 11 4.1 2.1- 7.6 7 3.8 1.5- 9.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
Other 59 43 69.9 54.3-81.9 8 10.1 4.7-20.3 3 6.2 1.7-20.5 3 6.0 1.9-17.5 2 7.8 2.0-25.9
AGE
18-44 164 120 71.7 62.9-79.1 24 12.8 8.4-19.2 8 4.8 2.3- 9.7 8 6.4 2.7-14.2 4 4.3 1.6-11.4
45+ 211 187 84.1 76.7-89.4 16 10.7 6.5-17.1 6 4.2 1.6-10.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 128 74.2 64.2-82.3 16 11.2 6.7-18.0 5 4.7 1.6-12.6 7 7.6 3.0-17.8 2 2.3 0.5-10.3
Some College + 220 181 78.7 71.5-84.4 24 12.2 8.0-18.2 9 4.3 2.2- 8.4 3 1.9 0.6- 5.7 3 2.9 0.9- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 148 75.7 66.0-83.3 20 12.9 8.1-19.9 4 3.7 1.1-11.3 5 5.6 1.9-15.6 2 2.1 0.5- 9.5
$50,000+ 149 117 76.6 68.3-83.2 17 12.2 7.5-19.2 8 5.5 2.7-10.9 5 3.8 1.6- 9.0 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6

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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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