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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 9,856 8,269 81.2 79.8-82.5 947 10.6 9.6-11.6 338 4.5 3.7- 5.3 161 2.0 1.5- 2.6 141 1.7 1.3- 2.3
GENDER
Male 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
Female 6,166 5,270 83.7 82.0-85.2 588 10.9 9.6-12.3 170 3.2 2.5- 4.1 74 1.4 1.0- 2.1 64 0.8 0.6- 1.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 121 94 69.9 53.6-82.3 14 13.1 6.1-25.8 11 15.8 6.4-33.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
Non-Hispanic 9,719 8,162 81.4 80.0-82.7 932 10.5 9.6-11.6 325 4.2 3.5- 5.0 160 2.1 1.6- 2.7 140 1.8 1.4- 2.3
AGE
18-24 226 160 75.4 67.5-81.9 37 13.7 9.0-20.4 15 6.4 3.3-12.0 9 2.1 1.0- 4.4 5 2.3 0.8- 6.4
25-34 786 586 73.5 68.5-77.9 109 12.6 9.9-15.9 45 6.5 4.1-10.2 24 3.7 1.8- 7.5 22 3.6 2.1- 6.3
35-44 1,374 1,023 75.4 72.0-78.6 207 13.8 11.5-16.4 85 6.6 4.8- 9.1 30 2.5 1.5- 4.3 29 1.7 1.1- 2.5
45-54 1,885 1,509 80.0 77.3-82.5 207 11.0 9.2-13.1 86 5.0 3.6- 6.8 48 2.2 1.5- 3.1 35 1.8 1.1- 2.9
55-64 2,139 1,821 86.2 84.2-88.1 194 8.5 7.1-10.2 62 2.4 1.8- 3.4 31 1.5 0.9- 2.5 31 1.3 0.8- 2.1
65+ 3,371 3,109 92.2 90.8-93.4 182 5.7 4.7- 7.0 43 1.1 0.7- 1.8 18 0.5 0.2- 0.9 19 0.4 0.2- 0.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,037 903 82.4 76.9-86.8 73 8.7 5.7-13.3 19 1.9 0.9- 4.2 18 2.7 1.2- 6.1 24 4.2 2.2- 7.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,832 2,393 82.0 79.4-84.4 225 8.6 7.1-10.5 101 4.6 3.3- 6.4 63 2.6 1.8- 3.7 50 2.2 1.3- 3.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,574 2,160 82.0 79.3-84.4 259 11.1 9.2-13.2 81 3.4 2.5- 4.7 34 1.8 0.9- 3.7 40 1.7 1.1- 2.7
College Graduate 3,404 2,804 79.5 77.2-81.7 390 12.2 10.7-13.9 137 5.8 4.4- 7.8 46 1.6 1.1- 2.4 27 0.8 0.5- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 873 742 78.5 71.7-84.0 56 8.6 5.8-12.7 32 6.3 2.8-13.4 19 2.8 1.4- 5.3 24 3.8 1.6- 8.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,407 1,175 79.2 74.3-83.3 116 10.0 7.2-13.7 43 2.7 1.8- 4.1 45 5.9 3.3-10.5 28 2.2 1.3- 3.8
$25,000- 34,999 992 839 81.9 77.1-85.8 84 9.6 6.6-13.8 34 3.6 2.3- 5.6 18 2.4 1.3- 4.4 17 2.6 1.3- 4.8
$35,000-49,999 1,335 1,113 81.4 78.1-84.3 134 10.7 8.4-13.4 49 4.7 3.3- 6.7 20 1.3 0.8- 2.1 19 1.9 1.1- 3.4
$50,000- 74,999 1,452 1,214 82.1 78.6-85.1 154 10.7 8.5-13.3 53 4.7 2.9- 7.4 17 1.7 0.8- 3.7 14 0.8 0.4- 1.9
$75,000+ 2,365 1,967 82.4 80.0-84.5 271 11.2 9.6-13.0 86 4.3 3.2- 5.9 23 1.1 0.6- 1.9 18 1.0 0.4- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,424 3,117 89.8 87.9-91.4 165 5.2 4.0- 6.8 76 2.6 1.9- 3.6 37 1.4 0.8- 2.4 29 1.0 0.6- 1.7
No 6,345 5,083 77.9 76.1-79.5 772 12.7 11.5-14.0 255 5.1 4.1- 6.2 123 2.3 1.7- 3.1 112 2.1 1.5- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,334 1,166 84.9 81.7-87.7 107 10.0 7.6-13.0 32 3.2 2.0- 5.0 19 1.3 0.7- 2.2 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Non-Veteran 7,692 6,402 80.4 78.7-81.9 755 10.8 9.7-12.0 284 4.7 3.9- 5.8 131 2.2 1.6- 3.0 120 1.9 1.4- 2.5

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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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