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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 156 135 82.1 72.1-89.1 21 17.9 10.9-27.9
GENDER
Male 61 50 74.5 57.1-86.6 11 25.5 13.4-42.9
Female 95 85 89.5 80.4-94.6 10 10.5 5.4-19.6
RACE
White 131 113 82.0 70.7-89.5 18 18.0 10.5-29.3
Other 25 22 82.8 55.3-94.9 3 17.2 5.1-44.7
AGE
18-44 14 11 73.5 39.1-92.3 3 26.5 7.7-60.9
45+ 140 122 84.0 74.7-90.4 18 16.0 9.6-25.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 87 78.1 63.8-87.8 15 21.9 12.2-36.2
Some College + 53 47 88.4 76.0-94.9 6 11.6 5.1-24.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 94 84 84.2 70.6-92.2 10 15.8 7.8-29.4
$50,000+ 20 17 84.0 60.3-94.8 3 16.0 5.2-39.7

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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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