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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 412 187 37.4 31.8-43.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 219 61.5 55.5-67.1 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
GENDER
Male 164 76 39.9 31.3-49.2 0 0.0 . - . 88 60.1 50.8-68.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 248 111 35.1 28.1-42.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 131 62.7 54.9-69.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7
RACE
White 372 166 37.1 31.4-43.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 200 61.5 55.4-67.3 4 0.8 0.2- 2.3
Other 37 20 41.9 23.7-62.5 0 0.0 . - . 17 58.1 37.5-76.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 89 16 15.5 9.2-25.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 71 83.2 73.6-89.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
45+ 320 169 52.6 46.2-58.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 147 46.4 40.0-52.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 116 40.1 32.4-48.3 0 0.0 . - . 116 59.8 51.6-67.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Some College + 179 71 33.9 26.1-42.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 103 63.6 54.6-71.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 109 34.2 27.0-42.2 0 0.0 . - . 130 65.2 57.2-72.5 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1
$50,000+ 115 44 37.8 28.3-48.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 68 60.6 50.0-70.3 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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