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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 328 279 75.8 67.9-82.4 49 24.2 17.6-32.1
AGE
18-24 6 1 26.0 3.8-75.8 5 74.0 24.2-96.2
25-34 15 8 38.0 15.0-67.9 7 62.0 32.1-85.0
35-44 26 19 64.0 39.2-83.1 7 36.0 16.9-60.8
45-54 77 63 78.4 65.2-87.6 14 21.6 12.4-34.8
55-64 93 82 88.5 78.2-94.3 11 11.5 5.7-21.8
65-74 75 74 98.5 90.1-99.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
75+ 34 30 77.2 49.4-92.1 4 22.8 7.9-50.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 70 87.8 66.0-96.4 3 12.2 3.6-34.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 111 87 70.6 57.5-81.1 24 29.4 18.9-42.5
Some Post-H.S. 90 77 73.4 54.2-86.6 13 26.6 13.4-45.8
College Graduate 54 45 77.1 61.1-87.8 9 22.9 12.2-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 46 81.6 54.4-94.3 3 18.4 5.7-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 69 58 80.4 65.9-89.6 11 19.6 10.4-34.1
$25,000- 34,999 43 33 54.5 31.8-75.4 10 45.5 24.6-68.2
$35,000- 49,999 53 46 81.6 59.9-92.9 7 18.4 7.1-40.1
$50,000-74,999 37 32 82.7 61.7-93.4 5 17.3 6.6-38.3
$75,000+ 35 31 83.6 63.1-93.8 4 16.4 6.2-36.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 155 143 90.2 82.6-94.7 12 9.8 5.3-17.4
No 161 126 65.3 53.6-75.5 35 34.7 24.5-46.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 122 84.8 75.1-91.1 16 15.2 8.9-24.9
Non-Veteran 190 157 71.1 60.3-80.0 33 28.9 20.0-39.7

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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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