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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 11,515 4,822 32.4 31.2-33.7 66 0.7 0.4- 1.0 6,446 65.5 64.1-66.8 181 1.4 1.1- 1.8
-Eastern NC 3,130 1,364 34.0 31.5-36.7 25 1.0 0.5- 2.2 1,712 64.1 61.4-66.7 29 0.8 0.5- 1.4
GENDER
Male 1,093 468 33.7 29.6-38.0 *** *** *** 612 65.5 61.2-69.6 13 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Female 2,037 896 34.4 31.2-37.7 25 2.0 0.9- 4.2 1,100 62.8 59.4-66.2 16 0.8 0.4- 1.7
RACE
White 2,089 856 32.3 29.3-35.5 18 1.3 0.5- 3.2 1,205 66.1 62.8-69.2 *** *** ***
African American 697 378 40.8 35.1-46.8 *** *** *** 298 56.8 50.8-62.6 17 2.0 1.0- 4.0
Other minorities 323 122 26.6 19.6-35.2 *** *** *** 196 71.3 62.6-78.6 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 162 42 16.2 9.8-25.7 *** *** *** 116 81.2 71.4-88.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,957 1,317 35.0 32.3-37.8 23 1.0 0.5- 2.3 1,590 63.2 60.3-65.9 27 0.8 0.4- 1.3
AGE
18-34 469 40 9.1 6.1-13.3 14 2.3 0.9- 6.1 413 88.4 83.6-91.9 *** *** ***
35-54 941 303 34.2 29.6-39.1 *** *** *** 624 64.4 59.5-69.0 *** *** ***
55-64 692 357 49.6 44.0-55.3 *** *** *** 326 48.9 43.3-54.7 *** *** ***
65-74 542 352 65.3 58.8-71.3 *** *** *** 182 32.6 26.8-39.0 *** *** ***
75+ 451 301 66.3 58.9-73.0 *** *** *** 144 32.3 25.7-39.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 441 260 40.6 33.5-48.1 *** *** *** 176 58.3 50.8-65.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 976 467 36.2 31.7-41.0 *** *** *** 498 61.5 56.6-66.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 844 342 31.0 26.5-35.9 11 1.0 0.4- 2.6 477 67.0 62.0-71.6 14 1.0 0.5- 2.0
College Graduate 864 292 28.5 24.2-33.2 *** *** *** 559 69.8 65.0-74.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 248 44.3 37.0-51.8 *** *** *** 181 52.7 45.1-60.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 521 248 38.0 31.5-44.9 *** *** *** 261 60.9 53.9-67.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 301 134 33.8 26.0-42.6 *** *** *** 164 65.7 56.9-73.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 428 173 31.3 25.3-38.0 *** *** *** 249 67.6 60.8-73.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 883 299 30.6 25.9-35.8 *** *** *** 570 68.2 63.0-72.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 970 576 54.1 48.7-59.5 *** *** *** 379 42.9 37.7-48.3 11 1.3 0.5- 3.0
No 2,008 716 27.1 24.2-30.2 18 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,256 71.4 68.2-74.4 18 0.7 0.4- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 506 230 34.9 29.3-41.1 *** *** *** 270 64.6 58.4-70.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,622 1,133 33.9 31.0-36.8 25 1.2 0.6- 2.6 1,441 64.0 61.0-66.9 23 0.9 0.5- 1.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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