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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Hypertension Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No Borderline high or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,252 5,387 31.5 30.2-32.9 107 1.2 0.9- 1.8 7,488 65.4 64.0-66.8 270 1.8 1.5- 2.2
-Onslow County 387 151 30.0 25.0-35.6 5 1.7 0.7- 4.4 224 66.8 61.1-72.1 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5
GENDER
Male 126 51 29.5 21.5-39.2 0 0.0 . - . 73 68.9 59.1-77.2 2 1.6 0.3- 7.6
Female 261 100 30.4 24.4-37.1 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3 151 65.4 58.4-71.8 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6
RACE
White 307 118 31.6 25.7-38.1 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 179 64.8 58.0-71.0 6 1.8 0.7- 4.6
Other 78 31 24.2 15.9-35.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 45 73.9 62.8-82.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
AGE
18-44 128 22 12.8 8.1-19.7 5 3.3 1.2- 8.3 99 82.6 74.9-88.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9
45+ 257 128 48.7 41.5-56.0 0 0.0 . - . 124 49.7 42.5-56.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 70 33.8 25.5-43.2 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 83 61.7 51.9-70.6 4 2.0 0.6- 7.2
Some College + 227 80 27.4 21.4-34.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 141 70.3 63.2-76.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 82 30.1 23.0-38.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 115 67.8 59.5-75.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
$50,000+ 133 46 29.2 21.8-38.0 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 82 67.1 58.1-75.0 3 2.6 0.8- 8.6

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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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