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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Were you told on TWO or MORE different visits to a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, female told during pregnancy No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,046 4,089 78.4 76.3-80.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.8 924 20.8 18.9-22.9 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 887 718 75.7 70.3-80.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 165 23.4 18.8-28.7 3 0.4 0.1- 2.2
GENDER
Male 274 214 69.2 58.9-77.9 0 0.0 . - . 59 29.9 21.3-40.3 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
Female 613 504 80.1 74.7-84.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 106 18.8 14.5-24.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 3 10.0 1.8-40.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 90.0 59.5-98.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 879 715 76.8 71.6-81.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 160 22.2 17.7-27.4 3 0.4 0.1- 2.2
AGE
18-24 10 6 46.7 15.0-81.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 53.3 18.8-85.0 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 28 20 71.8 41.6-90.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 28.2 9.9-58.4 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 79 50 55.2 39.8-69.6 1 3.7 0.5-21.9 26 38.2 24.4-54.3 2 2.9 0.5-14.6
45-54 191 158 87.0 80.4-91.6 0 0.0 . - . 33 13.0 8.4-19.6 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 254 217 81.5 71.0-88.9 0 0.0 . - . 37 18.5 11.1-29.0 0 0.0 . - .
65+ 319 262 76.1 66.6-83.5 0 0.0 . - . 56 23.9 16.4-33.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 184 161 70.7 54.7-82.8 0 0.0 . - . 23 29.3 17.2-45.3 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 267 80.7 72.1-87.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 56 17.9 11.8-26.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Some Post-H.S. 214 166 74.7 65.4-82.2 0 0.0 . - . 47 23.8 16.6-33.0 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6
College Graduate 163 123 71.8 59.4-81.6 0 0.0 . - . 39 27.9 18.1-40.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 178 84.2 75.1-90.4 0 0.0 . - . 29 15.7 9.5-24.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
$15,000- 24,999 203 167 75.8 62.9-85.2 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 35 22.0 13.0-34.7 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 102 80 68.2 48.2-83.2 0 0.0 . - . 22 31.8 16.8-51.8 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000-49,999 93 78 75.9 60.9-86.5 0 0.0 . - . 14 19.7 10.7-33.3 1 4.4 0.6-25.1
$50,000- 74,999 76 57 77.5 64.6-86.7 0 0.0 . - . 19 22.5 13.3-35.4 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 73 56 71.5 52.9-84.8 0 0.0 . - . 16 28.1 14.8-46.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 463 396 84.5 78.5-89.0 0 0.0 . - . 66 15.5 11.0-21.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.4
No 403 304 66.5 58.0-74.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.2 96 31.6 24.2-40.1 2 0.8 0.1- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 91 76.9 63.1-86.7 0 0.0 . - . 16 23.1 13.3-36.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 702 564 74.9 68.6-80.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 134 23.9 18.6-30.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.7

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

^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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