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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 137 114 79.3 68.2-87.3 0 0.0 . - . 22 20.3 12.4-31.5 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
Buncombe 119 100 82.3 70.9-89.9 0 0.0 . - . 19 17.7 10.1-29.1 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 126 101 78.9 68.2-86.7 0 0.0 . - . 23 19.9 12.2-30.6 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1
Catawba 145 115 76.5 67.4-83.7 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 29 22.4 15.4-31.4 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 164 136 76.2 65.9-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 28 23.8 16.0-34.1 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 177 142 78.7 69.8-85.5 0 0.0 . - . 31 17.7 11.7-25.9 4 3.6 1.0-11.7
Durham 146 119 72.5 58.6-83.1 0 0.0 . - . 26 26.9 16.4-40.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8
Forsyth 130 102 67.6 53.3-79.2 0 0.0 . - . 27 31.3 19.7-45.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
Gaston 142 121 85.6 77.2-91.3 0 0.0 . - . 20 13.9 8.3-22.4 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
Guilford 165 135 81.7 74.0-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 29 17.7 11.9-25.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
Iredell 179 147 80.3 71.1-87.1 0 0.0 . - . 29 17.9 11.5-26.9 3 1.8 0.6- 5.8
Johnston 127 104 83.4 72.6-90.6 0 0.0 . - . 23 16.6 9.4-27.4 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 225 184 81.2 74.3-86.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 39 17.3 12.2-23.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
New Hanover 185 151 79.2 67.9-87.3 0 0.0 . - . 33 19.8 11.8-31.2 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Onslow 146 118 79.6 70.6-86.3 0 0.0 . - . 26 18.4 12.0-27.1 2 2.0 0.5- 8.0
Orange 107 80 68.8 56.3-79.0 0 0.0 . - . 26 30.3 20.1-42.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
Pitt 138 106 73.8 62.8-82.5 0 0.0 . - . 32 26.2 17.5-37.2 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 116 97 81.5 69.2-89.6 0 0.0 . - . 19 18.5 10.4-30.8 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 157 132 81.2 72.4-87.6 0 0.0 . - . 25 18.8 12.4-27.6 0 0.0 . - .
Rowan 176 141 82.3 74.6-88.0 0 0.0 . - . 34 16.8 11.3-24.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
Union 127 105 75.3 63.9-83.9 0 0.0 . - . 20 23.5 14.9-34.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Wake 195 157 76.8 67.2-84.3 0 0.0 . - . 37 22.6 15.2-32.3 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
Wayne 166 134 76.5 67.7-83.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 29 20.5 14.1-29.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,485 1,206 78.2 74.2-81.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 273 21.5 18.0-25.5 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Piedmont 2,495 2,018 77.9 75.0-80.6 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4 453 21.0 18.3-23.8 20 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Western NC 1,066 865 81.3 78.1-84.1 0 0.0 . - . 198 18.5 15.7-21.7 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 742 608 81.7 77.8-85.1 0 0.0 . - . 133 18.2 14.8-22.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Northwest 1,162 929 76.8 72.3-80.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 221 22.0 18.1-26.4 11 1.2 0.6- 2.4
Charlotte 668 551 81.7 77.2-85.4 2 0.9 0.2- 5.0 109 16.6 13.1-20.7 6 0.9 0.3- 3.0
Greensboro 574 460 78.4 72.0-83.7 0 0.0 . - . 111 21.2 16.0-27.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Southern Regional 485 398 73.1 66.1-79.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 86 26.4 20.4-33.4 0 0.0 . - .
Coastal 253 207 82.8 74.0-89.0 0 0.0 . - . 45 16.8 10.6-25.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Wake 517 424 78.2 71.1-83.9 0 0.0 . - . 91 21.4 15.7-28.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Area L 56 46 82.3 66.8-91.4 0 0.0 . - . 10 17.7 8.6-33.2 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 589 466 75.7 68.3-81.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 118 23.8 17.7-31.2 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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