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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 7,751 6,594 82.9 81.4-84.4 755 11.2 10.0-12.6 222 3.3 2.7- 4.1 100 1.6 1.2- 2.3 80 0.9 0.6- 1.2
RACE
White 6,166 5,270 83.7 82.0-85.2 588 10.9 9.6-12.3 170 3.2 2.5- 4.1 74 1.4 1.0- 2.1 64 0.8 0.6- 1.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 413 320 72.1 64.6-78.5 55 18.1 12.9-24.8 21 4.3 2.5- 7.3 12 4.6 1.7-12.0 5 1.0 0.3- 3.0
AGE
18-24 174 133 72.9 62.2-81.4 26 18.6 11.1-29.3 7 4.0 1.7- 9.2 7 3.4 1.4- 7.9 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8
25-34 727 578 79.5 75.1-83.2 97 13.4 10.5-16.9 31 3.8 2.4- 5.9 16 2.9 1.3- 6.5 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1
35-44 1,169 898 78.2 74.6-81.5 174 13.5 11.2-16.2 57 5.4 3.4- 8.6 22 1.7 1.0- 2.9 18 1.2 0.6- 2.1
45-54 1,441 1,175 82.5 79.6-85.0 165 11.0 8.9-13.5 55 3.6 2.5- 5.2 28 1.6 1.0- 2.7 18 1.2 0.7- 2.2
55-64 1,599 1,368 86.7 84.3-88.7 151 8.9 7.2-10.9 40 2.5 1.7- 3.7 16 0.9 0.4- 2.1 24 1.1 0.7- 1.7
65+ 2,562 2,377 92.9 91.3-94.1 130 5.5 4.3- 6.9 30 1.1 0.6- 1.8 11 0.3 0.1- 0.6 14 0.3 0.2- 0.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 925 817 84.2 78.6-88.6 61 8.6 5.4-13.4 24 2.8 1.6- 4.8 13 2.7 1.1- 6.8 10 1.7 0.5- 5.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,309 1,973 83.5 80.3-86.2 191 8.8 6.9-11.2 70 4.1 2.6- 6.3 45 2.6 1.5- 4.4 30 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,061 1,768 83.9 80.6-86.7 197 11.6 9.0-14.8 49 2.3 1.6- 3.3 23 1.4 0.8- 2.5 24 0.8 0.5- 1.5
College Graduate 2,446 2,026 81.1 78.6-83.4 306 14.0 12.0-16.3 79 3.7 2.7- 5.2 19 0.6 0.3- 1.3 16 0.5 0.3- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 954 817 79.5 71.9-85.5 65 11.2 6.4-19.0 35 5.7 2.7-11.5 16 2.0 1.0- 3.9 21 1.5 0.9- 2.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,282 1,085 82.1 77.5-85.9 118 10.9 7.9-14.9 37 2.8 1.8- 4.4 29 3.6 1.8- 7.4 13 0.5 0.3- 1.0
$25,000- 34,999 798 675 81.2 75.8-85.7 70 10.1 6.6-15.1 23 4.2 2.4- 7.4 19 3.1 1.6- 5.8 11 1.4 0.6- 3.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,003 850 82.7 78.9-85.9 106 12.3 9.5-15.8 29 3.5 2.2- 5.6 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,044 888 84.4 80.9-87.4 113 10.4 8.2-13.2 30 4.0 2.3- 6.8 10 1.0 0.4- 2.5 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7
$75,000+ 1,394 1,166 84.6 82.0-86.9 177 12.7 10.5-15.2 37 2.1 1.4- 3.1 5 0.1 0.1- 0.4 9 0.4 0.2- 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,826 2,593 89.7 86.9-91.9 141 6.4 4.5- 9.0 51 2.0 1.4- 2.9 23 1.3 0.6- 2.8 18 0.5 0.3- 1.0
No 4,850 3,940 80.1 78.1-81.9 607 13.5 12.0-15.2 165 3.6 2.9- 4.6 76 1.8 1.2- 2.6 62 1.0 0.7- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 175 151 83.9 74.2-90.4 16 12.6 6.7-22.5 6 3.0 1.3- 7.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 6,917 5,878 82.6 80.9-84.2 667 11.3 10.0-12.8 205 3.5 2.8- 4.3 91 1.7 1.2- 2.4 76 0.9 0.6- 1.3

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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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