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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 317 259 75.9 67.5-82.8 36 12.5 8.2-18.6 12 5.8 2.2-14.2 4 2.4 0.7- 7.7 6 3.4 1.2- 9.2
GENDER
Male 117 91 69.5 54.8-81.1 14 13.4 6.8-24.7 7 8.9 2.7-25.6 2 3.7 0.8-15.2 3 4.6 1.1-17.3
Female 200 168 82.4 74.7-88.0 22 11.6 7.1-18.3 5 2.7 0.9- 7.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 3 2.2 0.7- 7.2
RACE
White 264 214 76.5 68.1-83.3 30 13.5 8.4-20.8 11 4.1 2.1- 8.1 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 6 4.5 1.6-12.0
Other 47 39 73.2 48.0-89.0 6 9.9 3.7-24.1 1 11.3 1.7-48.6 1 5.6 0.8-30.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 96 67 66.5 52.5-78.0 15 15.7 8.7-26.9 8 9.2 3.1-24.2 3 4.0 1.1-13.8 3 4.6 1.2-16.0
45+ 220 191 87.2 81.5-91.3 21 8.7 5.6-13.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 113 82.9 72.1-90.1 8 5.6 2.4-12.8 6 3.4 1.3- 8.9 4 5.6 1.7-17.0 3 2.5 0.7- 8.0
Some College + 182 145 70.5 58.4-80.3 28 17.8 11.1-27.3 6 7.6 2.2-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.1 1.0-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 129 81.7 71.2-88.9 14 9.1 4.8-16.6 5 2.8 0.9- 8.7 2 3.8 0.7-18.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.4
$50,000+ 114 89 66.9 52.0-79.1 19 21.1 12.2-33.9 4 10.2 2.8-31.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3

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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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