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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No Borderline high or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,252 5,387 31.5 30.2-32.9 107 1.2 0.9- 1.8 7,488 65.4 64.0-66.8 270 1.8 1.5- 2.2
-MALES 4,972 2,059 31.7 29.6-33.8 0 0.0 . - . 2,793 66.1 63.9-68.3 120 2.2 1.6- 2.9
RACE
White 3,955 1,648 33.0 30.7-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 2,211 64.6 62.2-67.0 96 2.4 1.7- 3.4
African American 617 303 39.4 33.7-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 298 58.8 52.8-64.7 16 1.7 0.8- 3.6
Other Minorities 352 93 14.5 9.9-20.8 0 0.0 . - . 251 83.6 77.0-88.6 8 1.9 0.6- 5.4
AGE
18-24 202 15 9.7 4.9-18.3 0 0.0 . - . 186 90.1 81.5-94.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
25-34 420 64 14.2 10.1-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 346 82.6 76.7-87.2 10 3.2 1.4- 7.5
35-44 728 168 22.7 18.5-27.6 0 0.0 . - . 543 76.0 71.2-80.3 17 1.2 0.7- 2.0
45-54 1,050 378 33.9 29.8-38.3 0 0.0 . - . 634 62.3 57.9-66.5 38 3.8 2.4- 5.9
55-64 1,091 553 51.6 47.3-55.8 0 0.0 . - . 515 46.5 42.3-50.8 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1
65+ 1,458 866 62.0 58.3-65.6 0 0.0 . - . 561 35.8 32.3-39.4 31 2.2 1.4- 3.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 693 352 33.6 27.5-40.2 0 0.0 . - . 327 65.1 58.3-71.3 14 1.3 0.6- 2.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,453 637 34.5 30.2-38.9 0 0.0 . - . 781 63.7 59.2-68.0 35 1.8 1.1- 3.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,168 486 30.9 26.9-35.2 0 0.0 . - . 657 66.6 62.0-70.8 25 2.5 1.2- 5.2
College Graduate 1,648 580 28.6 25.7-31.7 0 0.0 . - . 1,022 68.7 65.5-71.7 46 2.7 1.8- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 217 35.1 27.2-44.0 0 0.0 . - . 200 64.6 55.8-72.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
$15,000- 24,999 726 330 33.0 27.6-39.0 0 0.0 . - . 377 64.4 58.3-70.0 19 2.6 1.4- 4.8
$25,000- 34,999 510 242 45.7 37.6-54.0 0 0.0 . - . 259 52.3 44.1-60.4 9 2.0 0.9- 4.6
$35,000- 49,999 645 263 35.7 30.3-41.5 0 0.0 . - . 363 61.6 55.8-67.2 19 2.6 1.4- 4.8
$50,000- 74,999 720 303 33.1 28.1-38.4 0 0.0 . - . 394 61.9 56.1-67.3 23 5.1 2.5- 9.9
$75,000+ 1,340 460 27.4 24.1-30.9 0 0.0 . - . 848 71.1 67.5-74.4 32 1.6 1.0- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,642 913 47.7 43.4-52.0 0 0.0 . - . 694 50.3 46.0-54.7 35 2.0 1.2- 3.1
No 2,996 1,035 26.3 23.8-28.9 0 0.0 . - . 1,886 71.4 68.8-74.0 75 2.3 1.5- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,547 789 45.0 40.9-49.1 0 0.0 . - . 719 53.0 48.8-57.1 39 2.0 1.4- 3.0
Non-Veteran 3,019 1,107 28.1 25.5-30.7 0 0.0 . - . 1,842 69.7 66.9-72.3 70 2.3 1.5- 3.3

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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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