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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 391 324 73.3 65.8-79.6 29 11.3 7.0-17.8 23 9.0 5.2-15.2 7 3.4 1.4- 7.9 8 3.0 1.2- 7.4
GENDER
Male 155 127 72.8 61.7-81.6 14 11.0 6.2-18.8 8 9.2 4.0-19.7 2 2.7 0.5-13.5 4 4.4 1.3-14.2
Female 236 197 73.7 63.1-82.2 15 11.7 5.6-22.8 15 8.9 4.3-17.7 5 4.0 1.5-10.0 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7
RACE
White 355 297 77.1 69.9-83.0 26 8.7 5.6-13.3 19 8.8 4.8-15.8 6 3.3 1.3- 8.5 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4
Other 33 25 52.6 29.3-74.8 3 31.6 11.4-62.4 4 11.7 3.5-32.2 1 4.2 0.6-24.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 81 52 53.6 40.3-66.5 12 19.9 10.7-34.1 10 15.1 7.1-29.3 4 6.6 2.3-17.4 3 4.8 1.3-16.6
45+ 307 269 86.5 81.4-90.4 17 5.5 3.3- 9.1 13 4.9 2.7- 9.0 3 1.2 0.3- 4.6 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 176 68.8 58.3-77.6 17 11.8 5.8-22.5 15 11.0 5.7-19.9 6 4.1 1.7- 9.7 5 4.4 1.4-12.5
Some College + 172 148 78.8 68.1-86.7 12 10.8 5.9-18.8 8 6.6 2.3-17.4 1 2.5 0.4-15.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 183 66.2 55.3-75.5 19 13.8 7.5-23.8 12 9.7 4.3-20.3 6 5.7 2.3-13.6 7 4.7 1.7-12.3
$50,000+ 110 95 83.4 73.3-90.2 5 5.9 2.4-13.9 9 9.5 4.6-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0

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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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