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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 379 311 77.3 70.8-82.6 40 11.0 7.5-16.0 16 7.0 3.9-12.3 5 1.5 0.5- 5.0 7 3.2 1.4- 7.4
GENDER
Male 136 105 70.5 59.5-79.5 12 9.9 5.1-18.3 10 10.5 5.0-20.6 3 2.7 0.6-10.9 6 6.5 2.6-15.2
Female 243 206 82.9 75.5-88.5 28 12.0 7.4-18.7 6 4.1 1.6-10.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
RACE
White 348 288 78.7 72.2-83.9 34 10.7 7.0-16.0 14 5.4 3.0- 9.6 5 1.7 0.5- 5.5 7 3.5 1.5- 8.1
Other 28 21 67.6 37.6-87.8 6 16.0 6.0-36.3 1 16.4 2.5-59.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 100 72 67.7 56.0-77.6 15 14.2 7.9-24.1 7 10.0 4.5-20.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.1 5 6.3 2.5-14.8
45+ 278 239 86.1 81.0-89.9 24 8.0 5.3-12.1 9 4.3 2.1- 8.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 92 72.2 57.7-83.2 10 9.4 4.2-19.6 5 11.1 4.0-27.1 1 3.0 0.4-18.3 2 4.2 1.1-15.4
Some College + 266 216 78.9 71.8-84.6 30 12.0 7.7-18.2 11 5.4 2.8-10.0 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 5 2.8 0.9- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 146 71.4 61.0-79.9 19 14.1 8.0-23.5 8 6.6 3.1-13.8 2 2.4 0.5-11.3 5 5.5 2.0-14.0
$50,000+ 155 127 85.6 79.0-90.4 19 9.2 5.6-14.8 6 4.1 1.8- 9.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9

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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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