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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 353 305 82.9 76.3-88.0 26 8.4 5.5-12.8 16 6.8 3.3-13.7 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
GENDER
Male 120 108 88.9 80.6-94.0 7 5.8 2.6-12.4 3 2.8 0.8- 8.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
Female 233 197 78.6 68.8-86.0 19 10.3 6.2-16.8 13 9.7 4.2-20.9 4 1.3 0.5- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 211 188 85.9 76.0-92.2 13 5.6 3.0-10.2 6 6.3 1.9-19.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Other 138 115 80.3 70.7-87.3 11 10.4 5.5-18.8 10 7.9 3.8-15.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 114 87 76.3 64.6-85.0 16 12.0 7.0-19.8 9 9.9 3.9-23.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
45+ 236 216 90.8 85.5-94.3 9 3.8 1.8- 7.9 7 3.6 1.6- 7.7 4 1.8 0.6- 5.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 118 82.2 67.5-91.1 7 5.4 2.4-12.0 6 10.3 3.2-28.5 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 218 187 83.4 76.2-88.7 19 10.2 6.2-16.4 10 4.7 2.3- 9.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 156 78.3 66.6-86.7 12 7.9 4.2-14.2 11 10.8 4.3-24.5 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1
$50,000+ 127 113 87.3 78.4-92.9 10 8.2 4.1-15.7 3 3.5 1.0-11.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 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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