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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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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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
-Guilford County 397 333 78.3 71.8-83.6 39 13.9 9.5-20.0 15 5.6 3.1-10.1 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 7 1.6 0.7- 3.6
GENDER
Male 155 121 70.5 59.7-79.3 19 18.4 11.0-29.1 9 8.1 3.8-16.5 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5
Female 242 212 86.5 80.4-90.9 20 9.3 5.7-14.8 6 3.0 1.2- 7.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
RACE
White 284 242 81.8 75.1-87.1 24 9.6 6.0-15.2 10 5.9 2.8-11.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 5 1.7 0.6- 4.3
Other 109 88 72.8 59.7-82.9 15 21.0 12.0-34.2 4 4.7 1.4-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.3- 7.3
AGE
18-44 88 69 71.0 57.4-81.7 10 16.5 8.2-30.5 7 10.8 5.0-21.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 7.3
45+ 304 259 82.5 76.6-87.2 29 12.5 8.4-18.3 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 5 1.5 0.6- 4.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 123 79.2 66.1-88.2 13 16.2 8.3-29.2 3 4.6 1.3-15.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 258 210 77.8 70.3-83.9 26 12.7 8.0-19.7 12 6.2 3.1-11.8 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 7 2.4 1.0- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 159 78.1 69.0-85.1 22 16.6 10.3-25.7 6 3.3 1.4- 7.9 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0
$50,000+ 157 132 79.4 69.2-86.9 13 11.1 5.6-20.9 8 7.7 3.4-16.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1

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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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