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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Hypertension Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No Borderline high or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,252 5,387 31.5 30.2-32.9 107 1.2 0.9- 1.8 7,488 65.4 64.0-66.8 270 1.8 1.5- 2.2
-Alamance County 350 146 28.9 23.0-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 198 70.0 63.2-76.0 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6
GENDER
Male 125 54 29.7 20.8-40.4 0 0.0 . - . 68 68.9 57.9-78.0 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6
Female 225 92 28.3 20.9-37.1 0 0.0 . - . 130 70.8 61.9-78.4 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1
RACE
White 286 120 29.5 22.6-37.4 0 0.0 . - . 161 69.3 61.2-76.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Other 62 26 28.5 17.6-42.8 0 0.0 . - . 35 70.7 56.4-81.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
AGE
18-44 83 13 9.5 4.9-17.6 0 0.0 . - . 69 90.1 81.9-94.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
45+ 263 131 46.9 39.9-54.1 0 0.0 . - . 127 51.3 44.2-58.4 5 1.8 0.7- 4.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 74 36.9 27.9-46.8 0 0.0 . - . 82 61.0 51.0-70.2 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2
Some College + 189 72 22.8 16.1-31.2 0 0.0 . - . 116 76.8 68.3-83.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 92 34.2 24.8-45.0 0 0.0 . - . 94 64.9 53.9-74.4 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2
$50,000+ 116 38 24.3 16.1-34.9 0 0.0 . - . 75 73.8 62.9-82.4 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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