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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 366 160 33.1 27.6-39.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 194 63.7 57.4-69.5 9 2.4 1.2- 5.0
GENDER
Male 138 60 32.4 23.7-42.5 0 0.0 . - . 73 63.6 53.0-73.0 5 4.0 1.6- 9.6
Female 228 100 33.8 27.3-40.9 3 1.5 0.4- 4.8 121 63.8 56.5-70.5 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8
RACE
White 333 150 36.6 30.9-42.7 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1 171 59.6 53.3-65.6 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9
Other 29 8 13.7 5.6-30.1 0 0.0 . - . 21 86.3 69.9-94.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 77 10 9.1 4.6-17.3 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 64 87.6 78.6-93.2 2 2.3 0.6- 8.8
45+ 286 149 49.2 42.7-55.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 128 47.6 41.1-54.2 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 97 38.6 29.4-48.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 78 59.1 48.7-68.7 5 2.0 0.7- 5.7
Some College + 184 62 27.3 21.0-34.6 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 116 68.6 60.9-75.4 4 2.9 1.0- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 97 36.1 27.6-45.6 0 0.0 . - . 94 61.9 52.2-70.7 5 2.0 0.7- 5.8
$50,000+ 123 36 25.2 17.9-34.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 81 69.7 60.2-77.7 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5

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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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