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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension-MALES

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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
-MALES 4,580 3,682 75.2 72.8-77.4 459 11.3 9.8-12.9 224 6.9 5.6- 8.4 108 2.6 1.9- 3.6 107 4.1 2.9- 5.7
RACE
White 3,690 2,999 78.4 76.1-80.5 359 10.2 8.9-11.8 168 5.9 4.6- 7.5 87 2.7 1.9- 3.9 77 2.8 2.0- 3.9
African American 541 449 78.8 73.2-83.6 53 11.3 7.9-15.8 26 6.9 4.2-11.2 7 1.6 0.6- 4.1 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4
Other Minorities 308 206 51.9 41.2-62.4 39 16.9 10.6-25.7 27 12.3 7.2-20.3 14 3.8 1.9- 7.5 22 15.1 7.8-27.1
AGE
18-24 164 102 69.3 59.0-78.0 29 12.8 8.2-19.4 19 9.4 5.3-16.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0 8 6.8 2.3-18.2
25-34 375 243 61.5 53.7-68.7 54 15.3 10.6-21.6 35 10.5 6.6-16.2 16 4.3 2.0- 8.9 27 8.4 5.1-13.7
35-44 655 440 66.3 60.6-71.6 109 14.5 11.3-18.4 62 10.8 7.6-15.2 20 3.4 1.8- 6.2 24 5.0 2.3-10.6
45-54 964 745 76.9 72.9-80.4 105 11.8 9.3-14.9 54 6.2 4.2- 9.1 33 2.9 1.9- 4.5 27 2.2 1.2- 3.8
55-64 1,040 895 88.0 85.2-90.3 77 6.6 4.9- 8.7 35 2.3 1.5- 3.6 21 1.7 0.9- 3.1 12 1.4 0.7- 3.0
65+ 1,361 1,243 92.6 90.7-94.2 80 4.9 3.6- 6.5 19 1.0 0.5- 1.8 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9 8 0.6 0.2- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 606 478 64.8 56.2-72.6 58 12.7 8.1-19.4 18 6.0 2.9-12.1 16 2.7 1.3- 5.6 36 13.7 8.0-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,321 1,074 77.1 72.9-80.9 112 10.1 7.6-13.4 68 7.3 5.1-10.2 36 2.9 1.8- 4.6 31 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,095 870 76.6 71.7-80.8 126 12.1 9.5-15.4 51 4.8 3.2- 7.0 25 2.6 1.1- 5.8 23 4.0 1.8- 8.4
College Graduate 1,551 1,254 76.7 73.2-80.0 162 11.0 9.1-13.2 87 8.6 6.2-11.9 31 2.4 1.5- 3.8 17 1.3 0.7- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 304 74.0 64.0-82.1 27 10.7 5.5-19.7 20 5.6 2.7-11.1 15 2.6 1.3- 5.3 16 7.1 3.4-14.3
$15,000- 24,999 660 504 62.8 54.9-70.1 62 12.5 8.6-17.9 37 8.2 4.5-14.4 29 7.0 3.8-12.6 28 9.6 4.8-18.1
$25,000- 34,999 472 376 76.5 69.7-82.2 46 9.1 5.9-13.8 31 8.7 5.4-13.6 7 2.1 0.8- 5.4 12 3.7 1.8- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 601 491 79.2 74.3-83.4 58 10.3 7.5-14.1 26 5.4 3.4- 8.7 16 2.4 1.4- 4.1 10 2.6 1.2- 5.3
$50,000- 74,999 683 559 77.7 71.9-82.7 72 11.9 8.5-16.5 33 7.5 4.4-12.5 8 1.7 0.5- 5.1 11 1.2 0.5- 2.8
$75,000+ 1,263 1,045 80.3 76.5-83.5 132 11.2 8.8-14.3 55 5.4 3.7- 7.7 20 1.7 1.0- 2.9 11 1.5 0.6- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,560 1,373 86.2 82.9-89.0 89 6.2 4.3- 8.8 51 3.3 2.2- 4.8 24 2.0 1.0- 3.8 23 2.4 1.3- 4.2
No 2,973 2,275 71.1 68.0-73.9 363 13.0 11.2-15.0 169 8.4 6.6-10.5 84 2.9 2.1- 4.1 82 4.6 3.1- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,444 1,268 83.5 78.9-87.3 113 10.3 7.6-13.9 33 2.9 1.8- 4.5 19 1.2 0.7- 2.0 11 2.1 0.5- 8.9
Non-Veteran 2,760 2,107 72.0 68.9-74.8 310 11.7 10.0-13.7 174 8.3 6.6-10.3 83 3.3 2.3- 4.6 86 4.7 3.3- 6.8

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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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