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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 382 135 33.1 27.1-39.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3 235 63.3 56.7-69.6 9 1.9 0.9- 3.8
GENDER
Male 142 46 36.2 26.3-47.5 0 0.0 . - . 92 61.8 50.7-71.8 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4
Female 240 89 30.4 23.9-37.8 3 3.1 0.9- 9.7 143 64.7 56.7-71.9 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8
RACE
White 291 97 31.3 24.9-38.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 185 65.3 58.1-71.9 7 2.1 1.0- 4.5
Other 87 38 37.2 25.0-51.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 46 58.9 44.9-71.6 2 1.5 0.3- 7.0
AGE
18-44 97 17 20.9 11.9-34.1 3 3.6 1.1-11.2 75 74.5 61.4-84.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
45+ 282 116 43.3 36.8-50.0 0 0.0 . - . 159 54.1 47.4-60.6 7 2.6 1.2- 5.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 59 45.2 32.4-58.8 0 0.0 . - . 51 53.8 40.3-66.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
Some College + 270 76 28.0 21.7-35.3 3 2.4 0.7- 7.5 184 67.4 59.8-74.1 7 2.3 1.0- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 62 40.3 29.3-52.3 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 73 56.0 44.1-67.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5
$50,000+ 183 52 30.2 22.4-39.3 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 125 65.9 56.9-74.0 4 2.2 0.8- 5.8

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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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