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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,684 4,981 82.3 80.5-84.0 703 17.7 16.0-19.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,185 4,643 85.9 84.3-87.4 542 14.1 12.6-15.7
No 488 327 53.9 46.6-61.0 161 46.1 39.0-53.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 60 53 83.1 65.0-92.9 7 16.9 7.1-35.0
Recommended Range 1,254 1,071 79.1 74.9-82.8 183 20.9 17.2-25.1
Overweight 2,019 1,770 82.6 79.5-85.3 249 17.4 14.7-20.5
Obese 2,098 1,862 83.6 80.6-86.2 236 16.4 13.8-19.4
Current Smoker
No 4,628 4,135 85.3 83.4-87.0 493 14.7 13.0-16.6
Yes 1,036 827 70.4 65.5-74.8 209 29.6 25.2-34.5
COPD
Yes 668 596 86.1 81.6-89.6 72 13.9 10.4-18.4
No 4,728 4,129 81.7 79.7-83.6 599 18.3 16.4-20.3
Binge Drinker
No 5,314 4,695 83.6 81.8-85.2 619 16.4 14.8-18.2
Yes 300 227 68.2 58.1-76.8 73 31.8 23.2-41.9
Heavy Drinker
No 5,440 4,774 82.8 81.1-84.5 666 17.2 15.5-18.9
Yes 158 132 78.2 64.3-87.8 26 21.8 12.2-35.7
Current Asthma
Yes 612 530 82.0 77.0-86.1 82 18.0 13.9-23.0
No 5,040 4,422 82.3 80.3-84.1 618 17.7 15.9-19.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,307 1,216 91.1 88.6-93.2 91 8.9 6.8-11.4
No 4,205 3,607 79.4 77.1-81.5 598 20.6 18.5-22.9
Disability
Yes 2,801 2,489 85.2 83.0-87.1 312 14.8 12.9-17.0
No 2,679 2,317 80.0 77.1-82.6 362 20.0 17.4-22.9

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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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