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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Hypertension Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,813 4,273 83.8 81.9-85.6 540 16.2 14.4-18.1
-Eastern NC 1,361 1,220 84.8 81.1-87.8 141 15.2 12.2-18.9
GENDER
Male 466 408 82.5 76.4-87.4 58 17.5 12.6-23.6
Female 895 812 86.7 82.1-90.4 83 13.3 9.6-17.9
RACE
White 853 765 83.7 78.7-87.6 88 16.3 12.4-21.3
African American 378 345 89.7 83.3-93.8 33 10.3 6.2-16.7
Other minorities 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,314 1,179 84.6 80.8-87.8 135 15.4 12.2-19.2
AGE
18-34 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 302 241 77.3 69.5-83.6 61 22.7 16.4-30.5
55-64 357 322 91.1 85.9-94.5 35 8.9 5.5-14.1
65-74 350 338 96.6 93.3-98.3 12 3.4 1.7- 6.7
75+ 301 291 96.2 91.6-98.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 259 237 88.5 79.3-93.9 22 11.5 6.1-20.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 467 422 83.5 76.8-88.6 45 16.5 11.4-23.2
Some Post-H.S. 340 298 83.7 76.2-89.2 42 16.3 10.8-23.8
College Graduate 292 260 84.2 75.1-90.4 32 15.8 9.6-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 225 85.0 74.0-91.8 23 15.0 8.2-26.0
$15,000- 24,999 247 223 85.1 76.2-91.1 24 14.9 8.9-23.8
$25,000- 34,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 173 155 84.1 72.1-91.5 18 15.9 8.5-27.9
$50,000+ 298 259 84.6 76.9-90.1 39 15.4 9.9-23.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 575 527 84.0 77.8-88.8 48 16.0 11.2-22.2
No 714 629 85.2 80.0-89.1 85 14.8 10.9-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 211 87.1 76.7-93.3 17 12.9 6.7-23.3
Non-Veteran 1,132 1,008 84.3 80.2-87.7 124 15.7 12.3-19.8

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*Asked only of those who report being told they have high blood pressure.

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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