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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,907 3,170 80.2 78.1-82.1 4 0.2 0.0- 0.5 709 19.1 17.2-21.1 24 0.6 0.4- 0.9
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,351 1,941 82.6 80.2-84.8 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 396 16.7 14.6-19.2 10 0.3 0.2- 0.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 26 80.9 54.4-93.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 19.1 6.3-45.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 3,870 3,140 80.2 78.1-82.1 4 0.2 0.0- 0.5 702 19.1 17.2-21.1 24 0.6 0.4- 0.9
AGE
18-24 13 7 71.3 35.6-91.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 28.7 8.2-64.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 87 62 71.9 58.1-82.6 0 0.0 . - . 24 26.9 16.5-40.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
35-44 244 172 75.4 67.4-81.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 67 23.7 17.3-31.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1
45-54 585 483 79.6 74.3-84.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 99 19.8 15.4-25.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
55-64 970 823 84.0 80.3-87.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 134 14.8 11.7-18.4 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2
65+ 1,980 1,599 80.9 78.2-83.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 375 18.8 16.4-21.4 5 0.1 0.0- 0.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 603 485 82.7 77.7-86.8 0 0.0 . - . 115 17.0 12.9-22.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,277 1,034 80.6 76.8-83.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 236 18.5 15.3-22.3 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,005 829 79.7 75.2-83.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 167 19.6 15.7-24.2 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3
College Graduate 1,018 819 78.9 75.2-82.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 190 20.3 17.0-24.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 470 394 83.8 78.1-88.3 0 0.0 . - . 75 16.1 11.6-21.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$15,000- 24,999 664 538 82.2 77.4-86.1 0 0.0 . - . 125 17.8 13.9-22.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$25,000- 34,999 446 356 80.5 73.4-86.1 0 0.0 . - . 86 18.8 13.3-25.9 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
$35,000-49,999 497 412 81.1 75.6-85.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 79 17.2 12.9-22.6 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7
$50,000- 74,999 516 426 81.0 75.4-85.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 85 17.8 13.3-23.3 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
$75,000+ 677 545 77.6 72.5-82.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 124 21.6 17.2-26.7 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,820 1,533 84.7 82.1-87.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 280 14.9 12.6-17.5 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9
No 2,019 1,585 77.3 74.4-80.1 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 413 21.6 18.9-24.6 18 0.8 0.5- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 666 534 80.5 75.9-84.5 0 0.0 . - . 127 18.8 14.9-23.5 5 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Non-Veteran 2,907 2,370 79.7 77.2-82.0 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 515 19.5 17.2-22.0 18 0.6 0.3- 1.0

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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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