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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,675 1,420 81.9 78.5-84.9 161 10.3 8.1-13.1 56 5.0 3.5- 7.2 21 1.5 0.8- 3.0 17 1.2 0.6- 2.5
GENDER
Male 541 449 78.8 73.2-83.6 53 11.3 7.9-15.8 26 6.9 4.2-11.2 7 1.6 0.6- 4.1 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4
Female 1,134 971 84.2 79.8-87.8 108 9.6 6.8-13.5 30 3.6 2.1- 6.1 14 1.5 0.6- 3.6 11 1.0 0.3- 3.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 13 76.3 40.0-94.0 1 11.2 1.5-51.1 1 11.2 1.5-51.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 9.7
Non-Hispanic 1,658 1,406 82.0 78.5-84.9 160 10.3 8.0-13.2 55 5.0 3.4- 7.1 21 1.6 0.8- 3.0 16 1.2 0.6- 2.5
AGE
18-24 68 46 67.7 51.7-80.4 11 18.6 8.8-34.9 7 6.9 3.1-14.6 2 3.7 0.9-13.8 2 3.2 0.7-13.5
25-34 182 154 83.1 74.5-89.2 15 7.1 3.9-12.6 9 6.7 2.9-14.6 2 1.7 0.3- 8.3 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6
35-44 260 198 74.3 65.7-81.4 41 14.2 9.3-20.9 17 10.4 5.5-18.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0
45-54 364 299 82.6 76.5-87.4 42 11.4 7.6-16.7 11 2.9 1.3- 6.2 7 2.2 0.8- 6.3 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7
55-64 378 333 91.2 87.3-94.0 27 5.4 3.3- 8.7 8 1.5 0.7- 3.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 5 1.3 0.4- 4.7
65+ 411 381 95.1 92.5-96.8 22 3.3 2.0- 5.5 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 251 83.4 73.3-90.2 17 7.2 3.1-15.7 6 4.5 1.5-12.9 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5 4 3.2 0.8-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 503 84.4 79.4-88.5 53 7.4 4.9-11.0 22 5.2 3.0- 8.9 8 2.0 0.7- 5.4 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 407 339 79.8 71.2-86.2 44 13.4 7.8-21.9 14 4.2 2.0- 8.5 6 1.4 0.3- 5.4 4 1.3 0.4- 4.5
College Graduate 388 323 79.3 72.4-84.8 47 13.5 9.4-19.0 14 6.1 2.9-12.3 2 1.0 0.2- 6.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 274 80.4 68.7-88.4 23 10.8 4.3-24.4 15 6.1 2.8-12.7 7 1.6 0.7- 4.1 4 1.1 0.3- 4.5
$15,000- 24,999 358 303 83.6 76.8-88.7 36 12.2 7.7-18.8 11 2.4 1.1- 5.2 6 1.4 0.4- 4.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
$25,000- 34,999 189 151 78.6 67.9-86.4 22 6.5 3.8-11.0 10 10.7 5.2-20.7 3 2.3 0.4-12.6 3 1.9 0.4- 9.7
$35,000-49,999 198 174 84.1 75.6-90.0 17 11.2 6.3-18.9 5 3.5 1.2- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.2 0.2- 6.2
$50,000- 74,999 191 159 78.1 67.5-85.9 22 11.1 6.5-18.1 9 10.8 4.9-21.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 183 163 90.8 83.8-94.9 18 8.3 4.3-15.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 675 614 89.9 83.5-94.0 38 7.5 3.7-14.3 14 1.7 0.9- 3.3 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 4 0.5 0.1- 2.1
No 973 786 78.1 73.8-81.9 119 11.5 9.0-14.6 40 6.8 4.5-10.1 16 2.2 1.1- 4.4 12 1.4 0.6- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 183 90.1 82.2-94.7 13 8.0 3.8-16.1 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,336 1,122 80.9 77.0-84.3 132 10.4 7.9-13.6 48 5.5 3.7- 8.0 19 1.8 0.9- 3.5 15 1.3 0.6- 2.9

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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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