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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Hypertension

About how long has it been since you last had your blood pressure taken by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional?

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Respond.^
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
-Onslow County 358 305 85.2 80.0-89.2 40 11.9 8.3-16.8 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 3 0.7 0.2- 3.2
GENDER
Male 114 96 86.4 77.2-92.3 11 10.0 5.0-19.2 4 2.8 1.0- 7.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Female 244 209 84.3 77.7-89.3 29 13.1 8.6-19.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 5.4
RACE
White 287 243 84.2 78.1-88.9 32 12.4 8.2-18.3 7 2.1 1.0- 4.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 3 1.0 0.2- 4.2
Other 69 60 87.7 76.1-94.1 8 10.7 4.8-22.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 116 94 85.5 78.0-90.8 19 11.8 7.2-18.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
45+ 240 210 84.9 77.1-90.3 21 12.0 7.0-19.9 5 2.3 0.9- 5.5 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 129 87.0 77.9-92.7 12 9.7 4.8-18.5 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 2 1.6 0.3- 8.3
Some College + 211 175 84.0 77.2-89.0 28 13.3 8.7-19.9 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 164 85.2 77.5-90.6 21 12.0 7.1-19.4 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 2 1.2 0.2- 6.3
$50,000+ 123 108 87.0 78.1-92.6 11 9.9 5.0-18.7 4 3.1 1.1- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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