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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 351 135 26.9 21.5-33.1 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 206 70.3 63.8-76.0 8 2.4 1.0- 5.3
GENDER
Male 129 49 26.2 17.9-36.7 0 0.0 . - . 74 69.7 58.8-78.8 6 4.1 1.6-10.0
Female 222 86 27.5 21.3-34.8 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 132 70.8 63.5-77.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6
RACE
White 288 108 25.3 19.8-31.7 0 0.0 . - . 174 72.5 65.8-78.3 6 2.2 0.8- 5.7
Other 57 25 31.8 18.7-48.7 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 28 63.3 46.3-77.6 2 2.9 0.6-12.2
AGE
18-44 113 16 13.6 7.6-23.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 93 84.0 74.4-90.5 2 1.6 0.3- 7.5
45+ 235 117 43.9 36.7-51.4 0 0.0 . - . 112 52.7 45.1-60.1 6 3.4 1.4- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 68 29.5 21.4-39.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 80 68.0 58.0-76.7 3 1.9 0.5- 6.8
Some College + 198 67 24.9 17.9-33.5 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 125 71.9 63.0-79.3 5 2.7 1.0- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 83 39.5 30.4-49.3 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6 84 59.3 49.5-68.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 119 33 20.9 13.4-31.2 0 0.0 . - . 82 75.6 64.8-83.8 4 3.5 1.1-11.0

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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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