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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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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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
-Catawba County 348 307 81.5 72.3-88.1 25 9.4 6.1-14.3 10 6.6 2.1-19.1 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6 3 1.5 0.4- 6.1
GENDER
Male 129 109 71.6 55.3-83.8 13 12.9 7.2-22.1 5 11.9 3.1-36.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 1 2.3 0.3-14.5
Female 219 198 89.9 84.2-93.8 12 6.4 3.3-11.9 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
RACE
White 317 283 85.9 80.2-90.2 23 10.0 6.4-15.3 7 2.5 1.1- 5.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
Other 27 20 56.1 26.1-82.2 2 7.0 1.6-26.0 3 28.9 6.4-70.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.9 1 6.8 0.9-36.7
AGE
18-44 73 56 68.5 50.3-82.4 11 14.9 8.0-26.2 3 11.9 2.5-41.3 2 2.0 0.4- 9.1 1 2.6 0.4-16.6
45+ 272 249 90.3 85.3-93.7 14 5.8 3.3-10.1 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 168 144 74.4 58.2-85.8 14 10.9 6.0-19.0 5 9.9 2.1-35.7 3 2.1 0.6- 7.4 2 2.7 0.5-12.7
Some College + 180 163 88.1 81.0-92.8 11 8.1 4.3-14.7 5 3.4 1.4- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 164 78.5 61.5-89.3 13 8.1 4.4-14.7 4 9.4 1.9-36.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 3 3.1 0.8-12.1
$50,000+ 120 104 81.9 71.9-88.9 11 12.8 6.9-22.3 4 3.9 1.4-10.2 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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