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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Hypertension

About how long has it been since you last had your blood pressure taken by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional?

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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 12,331 10,276 79.2 77.8-80.6 1,214 11.2 10.3-12.3 446 5.0 4.3- 5.9 208 2.1 1.7- 2.6 187 2.4 1.8- 3.2
-Alamance County 334 289 75.7 63.2-84.9 30 17.3 8.9-30.9 11 6.3 2.8-13.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
GENDER
Male 115 96 73.2 56.8-85.0 11 14.2 5.8-30.5 6 11.5 4.2-27.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Female 219 193 77.5 57.9-89.6 19 19.6 8.0-40.8 5 2.5 1.0- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
RACE
White 276 242 77.7 61.8-88.2 22 15.3 6.1-33.3 8 6.1 2.2-15.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Other 56 46 71.5 49.5-86.6 7 21.3 7.9-45.9 3 7.2 2.0-22.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 74 53 59.2 39.1-76.6 10 27.2 11.5-51.8 10 13.1 5.6-27.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
45+ 257 233 89.9 84.7-93.5 20 8.8 5.5-14.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 132 81.4 68.1-89.9 15 12.1 6.8-20.6 3 6.4 1.3-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Some College + 183 157 71.5 52.6-85.0 15 21.2 8.6-43.3 8 6.3 2.8-13.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 152 70.3 50.2-84.7 20 25.7 11.6-47.7 5 3.3 1.2- 8.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.7 0.1- 3.0
$50,000+ 113 98 80.8 65.2-90.4 8 6.0 2.7-12.7 5 12.2 4.2-30.3 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0

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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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