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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,380 4,684 81.6 79.4-83.6 696 18.4 16.4-20.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,882 4,340 84.5 82.3-86.5 542 15.5 13.5-17.7
No 488 337 60.4 52.2-68.1 151 39.6 31.9-47.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 51 45 90.5 68.1-97.7 6 9.5 2.3-31.9
Recommended Range 1,185 1,019 81.3 76.7-85.1 166 18.7 14.9-23.3
Overweight 1,865 1,629 83.0 79.9-85.7 236 17.0 14.3-20.1
Obese 2,011 1,755 80.6 76.4-84.2 256 19.4 15.8-23.6
Current Smoker
No 4,475 3,960 83.6 81.2-85.8 515 16.4 14.2-18.8
Yes 871 696 73.1 67.4-78.2 175 26.9 21.8-32.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,169 1,092 93.9 91.5-95.6 77 6.1 4.4- 8.5
No 4,126 3,513 78.5 75.9-80.9 613 21.5 19.1-24.1
Binge Drinker
No 4,986 4,405 83.9 81.6-85.9 581 16.1 14.1-18.4
Yes 303 202 60.5 51.2-69.2 101 39.5 30.8-48.8
Heavy Drinker
No 5,094 4,462 82.6 80.3-84.6 632 17.4 15.4-19.7
Yes 159 118 64.8 51.8-75.9 41 35.2 24.1-48.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 650 526 76.1 70.2-81.0 124 23.9 19.0-29.8
No 4,594 4,033 82.2 79.8-84.5 561 17.8 15.5-20.2
Current Asthma
Yes 515 444 83.7 78.0-88.2 71 16.3 11.8-22.0
No 4,831 4,211 81.4 79.0-83.6 620 18.6 16.4-21.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,234 1,161 94.5 92.4-96.0 73 5.5 4.0- 7.6
No 4,137 3,516 78.2 75.5-80.6 621 21.8 19.4-24.5
Disability
Yes 2,553 2,291 87.0 84.6-89.2 262 13.0 10.8-15.4
No 2,566 2,179 77.8 74.2-81.0 387 22.2 19.0-25.8

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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