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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 781 700 86.9 83.0-90.0 81 13.1 10.0-17.0
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
25-34 33 21 71.2 50.3-85.7 12 28.8 14.3-49.7
35-44 78 62 80.5 68.0-88.9 16 19.5 11.1-32.0
45-54 178 154 82.6 73.3-89.1 24 17.4 10.9-26.7
55-64 218 204 92.5 86.1-96.0 14 7.5 4.0-13.9
65-74 161 156 96.1 87.7-98.9 5 3.9 1.1-12.3
75+ 104 98 96.3 90.5-98.6 6 3.7 1.4- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 199 93.0 86.8-96.4 14 7.0 3.6-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 227 84.8 76.7-90.4 30 15.2 9.6-23.3
Some Post-H.S. 184 162 85.4 76.7-91.2 22 14.6 8.8-23.3
College Graduate 126 111 84.3 73.9-91.1 15 15.7 8.9-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 165 88.2 81.3-92.8 21 11.8 7.2-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 175 153 82.7 74.0-88.9 22 17.3 11.1-26.0
$25,000- 34,999 102 89 83.6 68.6-92.3 13 16.4 7.7-31.4
$35,000- 49,999 84 75 87.6 73.8-94.7 9 12.4 5.3-26.2
$50,000-74,999 50 47 94.9 82.8-98.6 3 5.1 1.4-17.2
$75,000+ 38 35 83.0 58.9-94.3 3 17.0 5.7-41.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 387 356 90.9 85.7-94.3 31 9.1 5.7-14.3
No 359 313 83.5 77.4-88.3 46 16.5 11.7-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 15 75.6 46.3-91.7 4 24.4 8.3-53.7
Non-Veteran 762 685 87.1 83.2-90.2 77 12.9 9.8-16.8

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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.

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