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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 417 155 26.9 21.7-32.8 8 5.6 1.7-17.3 240 64.3 56.9-71.1 14 3.1 1.8- 5.6
GENDER
Male 165 66 30.3 22.2-39.9 0 0.0 . - . 93 65.7 55.9-74.3 6 3.9 1.7- 8.9
Female 252 89 23.8 18.0-30.8 8 10.7 3.3-29.6 147 63.1 52.0-73.0 8 2.4 1.2- 5.0
RACE
White 259 88 24.5 19.4-30.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 163 71.9 65.5-77.5 5 2.5 1.0- 6.1
Other 154 67 31.2 22.8-41.0 4 3.5 1.2- 9.8 75 61.7 51.5-71.0 8 3.6 1.6- 7.9
AGE
18-44 139 16 11.3 6.0-20.1 6 9.0 2.5-28.0 114 78.3 64.3-87.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
45+ 272 137 48.2 41.2-55.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 122 45.1 38.2-52.3 11 5.6 2.9-10.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 52 29.1 18.7-42.3 3 12.7 2.9-41.1 51 56.5 40.4-71.3 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5
Some College + 307 103 25.7 20.5-31.8 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 188 68.6 62.1-74.4 11 3.9 2.1- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 71 27.1 19.0-37.0 3 10.3 2.3-35.8 85 58.9 45.4-71.3 6 3.6 1.5- 8.7
$50,000+ 198 58 22.8 17.2-29.6 4 2.0 0.7- 5.9 130 72.3 65.0-78.5 6 2.9 1.2- 6.5

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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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