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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,380 4,684 81.6 79.4-83.6 696 18.4 16.4-20.6
-Forsyth County 135 118 74.5 59.2-85.4 17 25.5 14.6-40.8
GENDER
Male 46 35 57.3 36.3-76.0 11 42.7 24.0-63.7
Female 89 83 92.0 83.0-96.5 6 8.0 3.5-17.0
RACE
White 97 82 72.5 56.4-84.3 15 27.5 15.7-43.6
Other 38 36 77.7 42.8-94.2 2 22.3 5.8-57.2
AGE
18-44 17 8 34.4 14.2-62.4 9 65.6 37.6-85.8
45+ 116 108 90.9 82.0-95.6 8 9.1 4.4-18.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 54 72.8 44.4-90.0 5 27.2 10.0-55.6
Some College + 76 64 75.6 57.9-87.4 12 24.4 12.6-42.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 54 71.0 45.0-88.0 8 29.0 12.0-55.0
$50,000+ 52 43 71.8 50.9-86.2 9 28.2 13.8-49.1

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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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