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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 384 171 36.0 30.3-42.0 6 1.8 0.7- 4.6 199 61.2 55.0-67.0 8 1.0 0.5- 2.3
GENDER
Male 130 61 34.4 25.7-44.4 0 0.0 . - . 67 64.7 54.7-73.6 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0
Female 254 110 37.1 30.1-44.7 6 3.2 1.3- 7.9 132 58.5 50.7-65.9 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8
RACE
White 220 94 31.6 24.8-39.3 4 2.2 0.7- 6.4 117 65.0 57.0-72.3 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3
Other 159 76 43.4 34.3-52.9 2 1.5 0.3- 7.8 78 54.3 44.8-63.6 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
AGE
18-44 131 16 12.0 7.2-19.4 5 3.3 1.2- 8.4 108 83.9 75.9-89.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
45+ 249 152 63.6 56.2-70.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 90 35.0 28.3-42.3 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 64 34.0 25.1-44.2 3 3.1 0.9-10.0 79 62.0 51.4-71.5 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Some College + 235 107 37.1 30.1-44.7 3 1.1 0.2- 4.5 120 60.7 53.0-67.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 82 33.6 25.9-42.2 5 3.7 1.3- 9.8 107 61.5 52.5-69.8 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3
$50,000+ 137 67 40.5 31.4-50.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 67 58.1 48.3-67.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1

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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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