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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 358 123 25.4 20.4-31.3 3 1.4 0.3- 5.7 227 71.7 65.5-77.1 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8
GENDER
Male 147 51 24.0 17.0-32.8 0 0.0 . - . 92 74.1 65.2-81.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4
Female 211 72 27.4 21.1-34.7 3 3.3 0.8-12.8 135 68.3 60.1-75.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6
RACE
White 316 110 26.9 21.3-33.5 3 1.7 0.4- 6.9 198 69.5 62.6-75.7 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6
Other 40 11 17.2 8.6-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 29 82.8 68.4-91.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 105 16 11.9 6.8-20.0 3 2.6 0.6-10.4 84 83.9 74.8-90.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
45+ 250 106 41.0 33.8-48.6 0 0.0 . - . 141 57.6 50.0-64.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 209 80 25.5 19.1-33.2 0 0.0 . - . 124 71.9 64.0-78.8 5 2.6 1.0- 6.5
Some College + 149 43 25.4 17.7-34.9 3 3.3 0.8-12.8 103 71.3 61.2-79.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 69 25.8 19.1-33.8 2 2.3 0.4-10.9 127 70.6 62.0-78.0 3 1.3 0.4- 4.8
$50,000+ 94 23 24.2 15.2-36.4 0 0.0 . - . 70 74.2 61.9-83.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.5

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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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