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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 393 313 66.6 57.8-74.5 48 18.4 11.8-27.7 15 6.4 3.3-12.3 8 2.9 0.9- 8.8 9 5.6 2.5-12.1
GENDER
Male 157 121 62.3 50.5-72.8 16 14.4 7.7-25.3 8 10.7 4.8-22.2 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 7 10.4 4.4-22.7
Female 236 192 70.7 56.7-81.6 32 22.2 12.1-37.2 7 2.5 1.1- 5.6 3 3.5 0.6-17.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
RACE
White 247 200 76.9 68.9-83.3 29 14.9 9.5-22.6 8 2.8 1.3- 6.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.1 6 3.9 1.7- 9.0
Other 142 111 61.3 48.8-72.4 17 15.7 8.6-27.0 7 10.7 4.7-22.4 4 4.5 1.0-18.2 3 7.8 2.6-21.6
AGE
18-44 129 90 54.4 41.8-66.4 25 26.7 15.8-41.4 8 7.7 3.2-17.4 1 2.9 0.4-17.9 5 8.3 3.2-19.7
45+ 259 220 82.3 75.1-87.8 21 7.7 4.8-12.0 7 4.9 1.7-13.2 7 2.8 1.3- 6.2 4 2.3 0.8- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 80 49.8 34.3-65.3 12 25.0 11.2-46.7 5 12.3 4.9-27.5 3 5.8 1.3-22.8 2 7.2 1.8-24.9
Some College + 290 232 76.5 69.3-82.5 36 14.6 9.8-21.2 10 3.0 1.5- 5.9 5 1.2 0.4- 3.0 7 4.7 2.0-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 124 57.0 42.3-70.6 14 18.6 7.5-39.1 8 12.0 5.3-25.0 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9 4 9.9 3.6-24.5
$50,000+ 189 149 76.2 67.5-83.1 27 17.2 11.0-25.8 7 3.0 1.3- 6.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 5 3.2 1.2- 7.8

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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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