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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-MALES

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
-MALES 1,929 1,525 75.1 71.6-78.4 0 0.0 . - . 388 24.1 20.9-27.6 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5
RACE
White 1,556 1,229 77.8 74.4-80.8 0 0.0 . - . 313 21.4 18.4-24.7 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 86 71 64.6 41.6-82.4 0 0.0 . - . 14 35.2 17.5-58.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
AGE
18-24 14 7 60.8 28.6-85.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 39.2 14.3-71.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 59 31 48.0 30.5-66.0 0 0.0 . - . 27 50.9 33.1-68.6 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4
35-44 157 103 69.2 58.0-78.6 0 0.0 . - . 51 29.0 19.9-40.1 3 1.8 0.4- 7.2
45-54 349 276 78.5 71.8-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 70 20.8 15.4-27.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
55-64 528 444 81.1 75.3-85.8 0 0.0 . - . 76 17.7 13.1-23.5 8 1.2 0.6- 2.7
65+ 808 652 80.0 75.2-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 155 20.0 15.9-24.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 248 72.9 61.7-81.8 0 0.0 . - . 64 26.9 18.0-38.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 595 465 77.9 71.8-83.1 0 0.0 . - . 126 21.4 16.3-27.5 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Some Post-H.S. 460 375 72.8 64.6-79.7 0 0.0 . - . 80 25.8 19.0-34.0 5 1.4 0.4- 4.3
College Graduate 558 434 74.9 69.1-79.9 0 0.0 . - . 118 24.4 19.4-30.2 6 0.7 0.3- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 199 166 83.9 75.2-90.0 0 0.0 . - . 33 16.1 10.0-24.8 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 305 249 76.4 66.3-84.2 0 0.0 . - . 55 23.5 15.7-33.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$25,000- 34,999 230 169 69.8 56.7-80.3 0 0.0 . - . 59 29.6 19.2-42.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5
$35,000- 49,999 250 199 79.4 71.7-85.5 0 0.0 . - . 48 18.1 12.6-25.2 3 2.5 0.7- 8.9
$50,000- 74,999 293 238 73.5 63.0-81.9 0 0.0 . - . 51 25.0 16.7-35.7 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5
$75,000+ 434 342 73.8 66.8-79.9 0 0.0 . - . 87 25.6 19.5-32.7 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 865 713 83.5 79.7-86.8 0 0.0 . - . 149 16.1 12.9-19.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
No 1,022 779 69.4 64.1-74.3 0 0.0 . - . 230 29.4 24.6-34.8 13 1.1 0.6- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 740 595 78.9 74.2-82.9 0 0.0 . - . 140 20.6 16.6-25.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Non-Veteran 1,034 812 72.5 67.3-77.2 0 0.0 . - . 212 26.5 21.9-31.7 10 0.9 0.4- 2.1

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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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