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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 159 145 87.7 79.3-93.1 14 12.3 6.9-20.7
GENDER
Male 60 53 83.8 68.1-92.6 7 16.2 7.4-31.9
Female 99 92 91.1 81.4-96.0 7 8.9 4.0-18.6
RACE
White 149 138 89.8 81.1-94.8 11 10.2 5.2-18.9
Other 8 5 55.1 20.9-85.1 3 44.9 14.9-79.1
AGE
18-44 10 7 61.0 27.3-86.7 3 39.0 13.3-72.7
45+ 148 137 91.0 83.5-95.3 11 9.0 4.7-16.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 86 85.0 72.3-92.5 10 15.0 7.5-27.7
Some College + 62 58 91.4 78.7-96.8 4 8.6 3.2-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 89 90.0 79.7-95.4 8 10.0 4.6-20.3
$50,000+ 36 31 79.3 58.2-91.4 5 20.7 8.6-41.8

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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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