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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,117 2,564 81.5 79.2-83.6 5 0.4 0.1- 1.5 536 17.8 15.8-20.1 12 0.2 0.1- 0.5
RACE
White 2,351 1,941 82.6 80.2-84.8 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 396 16.7 14.6-19.2 10 0.3 0.2- 0.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 139 109 74.0 59.0-84.9 0 0.0 . - . 30 26.0 15.1-41.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 14 9 78.1 47.9-93.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 21.9 6.8-52.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 63 53 90.6 80.6-95.7 0 0.0 . - . 10 9.4 4.3-19.4 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 196 142 71.8 61.8-80.0 2 2.6 0.5-13.6 49 24.9 17.4-34.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
45-54 480 406 82.5 76.7-87.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 73 17.3 12.7-23.1 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 758 648 85.7 81.5-89.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 105 13.7 10.3-17.9 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
65+ 1,579 1,284 80.2 76.8-83.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 289 19.4 16.4-22.8 5 0.2 0.1- 0.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 550 456 80.7 73.7-86.1 0 0.0 . - . 92 19.1 13.7-26.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,075 893 82.7 78.6-86.1 3 1.1 0.3- 4.3 177 16.1 12.8-19.9 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Some Post-H.S. 806 655 81.2 76.8-84.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 146 18.4 14.8-22.8 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7
College Graduate 681 556 80.5 75.9-84.4 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 120 18.9 15.0-23.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 540 459 82.1 75.1-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 79 17.7 12.4-24.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$15,000- 24,999 615 500 81.6 75.6-86.3 1 1.4 0.2- 8.9 114 17.1 12.7-22.5 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 337 277 83.7 77.0-88.7 0 0.0 . - . 58 16.0 11.1-22.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
$35,000- 49,999 365 311 80.9 74.0-86.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.6 50 17.5 12.3-24.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
$50,000- 74,999 332 269 83.7 77.8-88.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 61 15.8 11.3-21.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$75,000+ 339 279 81.3 74.7-86.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 56 17.7 12.6-24.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,561 1,342 85.8 82.7-88.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 214 14.0 11.4-17.1 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
No 1,503 1,180 77.7 74.3-80.8 4 0.8 0.2- 2.8 311 21.1 18.1-24.5 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 51 92.9 84.1-97.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.1 3.0-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,780 2,286 80.9 78.4-83.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.7 477 18.3 16.1-20.8 12 0.3 0.1- 0.5

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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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