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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,380 4,684 81.6 79.4-83.6 696 18.4 16.4-20.6
GENDER
Male 2,056 1,727 77.3 73.4-80.7 329 22.7 19.3-26.6
Female 3,324 2,957 85.7 83.4-87.6 367 14.3 12.4-16.6
RACE
White 4,151 3,630 82.1 79.5-84.4 521 17.9 15.6-20.5
African American 958 848 85.7 81.5-89.1 110 14.3 10.9-18.5
Asian 26 20 75.3 49.6-90.5 6 24.7 9.5-50.4
Native American 130 109 61.1 38.0-80.1 21 38.9 19.9-62.0
Other Minorities 85 57 56.1 39.0-71.9 28 43.9 28.1-61.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 95 57 54.4 39.7-68.4 38 45.6 31.6-60.3
-English Speaking 55 42 77.0 58.4-88.9 13 23.0 11.1-41.6
-Spanish Speaking 40 15 25.4 13.0-43.7 25 74.6 56.3-87.0
Non-Hispanic 5,271 4,615 82.5 80.3-84.5 656 17.5 15.5-19.7
AGE
18-24 29 6 22.6 8.4-48.3 23 77.4 51.7-91.6
25-34 134 59 41.7 29.3-55.1 75 58.3 44.9-70.7
35-44 378 223 60.3 52.4-67.7 155 39.7 32.3-47.6
45-54 888 715 81.2 77.3-84.6 173 18.8 15.4-22.7
55-64 1,360 1,228 90.8 88.4-92.7 132 9.2 7.3-11.6
65-74 1,410 1,326 94.6 92.6-96.1 84 5.4 3.9- 7.4
75+ 1,137 1,088 96.2 94.4-97.5 49 3.8 2.5- 5.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 960 847 85.4 80.9-89.1 113 14.6 10.9-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,777 1,571 82.2 77.4-86.1 206 17.8 13.9-22.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,339 1,158 79.0 74.4-83.1 181 21.0 16.9-25.6
College Graduate 1,292 1,096 80.7 77.1-83.8 196 19.3 16.2-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 786 673 81.4 76.0-85.8 113 18.6 14.2-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 985 887 86.8 81.1-90.9 98 13.2 9.1-18.9
$25,000- 34,999 604 523 79.2 68.8-86.8 81 20.8 13.2-31.2
$35,000- 49,999 649 580 83.3 77.9-87.6 69 16.7 12.4-22.1
$50,000-74,999 649 539 75.3 68.5-81.1 110 24.7 18.9-31.5
$75,000+ 811 669 78.0 73.3-82.1 142 22.0 17.9-26.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,553 2,291 87.0 84.6-89.2 262 13.0 10.8-15.4
No 2,566 2,179 77.8 74.2-81.0 387 22.2 19.0-25.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 848 766 89.2 85.3-92.2 82 10.8 7.8-14.7
Non-Veteran 4,067 3,506 79.6 76.9-82.1 561 20.4 17.9-23.1

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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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