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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 357 298 81.4 75.3-86.2 39 10.6 7.1-15.4 10 3.8 1.7- 8.0 5 2.0 0.7- 5.3 5 2.3 0.8- 6.0
GENDER
Male 132 102 75.0 64.6-83.2 16 12.0 6.7-20.6 6 5.2 2.0-12.9 4 3.4 1.1-10.2 4 4.3 1.5-12.2
Female 225 196 87.0 79.8-91.9 23 9.3 5.4-15.6 4 2.5 0.7- 9.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
RACE
White 272 231 84.8 78.8-89.3 26 7.9 5.2-11.8 8 3.0 1.3- 6.6 4 2.6 0.8- 7.5 3 1.8 0.4- 7.0
Other 81 65 74.6 60.4-85.0 11 15.7 7.8-29.0 2 5.5 1.4-19.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 2 3.4 0.8-12.7
AGE
18-44 86 63 73.5 61.2-83.0 9 10.7 5.0-21.3 6 7.0 2.8-16.4 4 4.0 1.3-11.3 4 4.8 1.7-13.0
45+ 268 232 87.6 82.7-91.2 30 10.6 7.3-15.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 86 80.2 66.8-89.1 11 9.8 4.3-20.8 2 4.0 0.8-18.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 3 4.9 1.3-16.7
Some College + 254 212 81.8 74.8-87.2 28 10.9 6.9-16.8 8 3.7 1.6- 8.5 4 2.4 0.8- 7.0 2 1.2 0.3- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 112 81.8 70.3-89.5 12 9.0 4.2-18.0 2 5.3 1.4-18.6 4 3.5 1.3- 9.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
$50,000+ 171 143 82.0 73.4-88.3 19 11.6 6.7-19.3 5 2.3 0.8- 6.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2

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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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