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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,380 4,684 81.6 79.4-83.6 696 18.4 16.4-20.6
-Buncombe County 130 111 75.0 60.9-85.2 19 25.0 14.8-39.1
GENDER
Male 50 43 70.3 47.5-86.1 7 29.7 13.9-52.5
Female 80 68 79.6 63.5-89.8 12 20.4 10.2-36.5
RACE
White 120 103 79.3 66.4-88.2 17 20.7 11.8-33.6
Other 9 7 38.0 9.5-78.1 2 62.0 21.9-90.5
AGE
18-44 8 1 8.9 1.1-45.7 7 91.1 54.3-98.9
45+ 121 109 89.3 79.9-94.6 12 10.7 5.4-20.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 46 88.3 70.0-96.1 4 11.7 3.9-30.0
Some College + 78 63 67.0 48.8-81.3 15 33.0 18.7-51.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 60 81.5 61.2-92.5 6 18.5 7.5-38.8
$50,000+ 50 38 66.2 44.7-82.6 12 33.8 17.4-55.3

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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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