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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Were you told on two or more different visits by a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,362 3,494 79.4 77.4-81.3 835 19.5 17.6-21.4 33 1.1 0.7- 1.8
-Eastern NC 1,229 987 79.1 75.0-82.8 235 20.0 16.5-24.1 7 0.8 0.2- 2.7
GENDER
Male 419 326 80.1 73.7-85.3 89 18.3 13.4-24.5 *** *** ***
Female 810 661 78.2 72.6-83.0 146 21.6 16.9-27.3 *** *** ***
RACE
White 776 632 80.6 75.4-85.0 140 18.6 14.4-23.7 *** *** ***
African American 337 268 75.9 67.3-82.8 68 24.1 17.1-32.7 *** *** ***
Other minorities 111 *** *** *** 26 15.8 8.8-26.6 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,190 957 79.0 74.7-82.7 226 20.2 16.5-24.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 273 215 76.1 67.4-83.1 56 21.8 15.2-30.4 *** *** ***
55-64 321 264 84.3 77.9-89.1 55 15.5 10.7-21.8 *** *** ***
65-74 319 271 86.8 80.9-91.1 46 12.9 8.7-18.8 *** *** ***
75+ 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 183 79.9 68.2-88.0 40 18.2 10.5-29.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 356 81.9 75.2-87.1 66 18.1 12.8-24.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 311 243 78.1 69.7-84.7 65 20.7 14.3-29.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 268 204 73.4 63.8-81.3 62 26.2 18.4-35.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 186 83.7 73.8-90.3 36 16.3 9.7-26.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 225 *** *** *** 38 22.8 14.0-34.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 161 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 279 225 85.6 79.1-90.3 53 14.3 9.6-20.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 539 472 87.0 81.7-90.9 66 12.3 8.6-17.3 *** *** ***
No 680 505 73.7 67.6-79.0 169 25.4 20.2-31.4 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 165 78.2 68.5-85.6 42 19.9 12.9-29.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,020 822 79.3 74.6-83.3 193 20.1 16.1-24.7 *** *** ***

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure.
Pregnant females (N=4) told two or more times excluded from analysis.

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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