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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 941 840 84.6 79.8-88.4 101 15.4 11.6-20.2
GENDER
Male 284 237 77.6 68.5-84.7 47 22.4 15.3-31.5
Female 657 603 90.2 85.7-93.4 54 9.8 6.6-14.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 931 831 84.4 79.5-88.3 100 15.6 11.7-20.5
AGE
18-34 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 201 172 81.8 69.4-89.9 29 18.2 10.1-30.6
55-64 265 242 94.7 90.7-97.0 23 5.3 3.0- 9.3
65-74 209 203 97.7 94.4-99.1 *** *** ***
75+ 141 131 94.5 88.6-97.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 186 89.3 81.2-94.2 22 10.7 5.8-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 308 82.1 73.2-88.6 35 17.9 11.4-26.8
Some Post-H.S. 218 194 83.3 71.2-91.0 24 16.7 9.0-28.8
College Graduate 169 149 86.2 76.4-92.4 20 13.8 7.6-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 232 203 82.9 73.6-89.4 29 17.1 10.6-26.4
$15,000- 24,999 221 193 79.2 67.2-87.6 28 20.8 12.4-32.8
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 68 61 92.2 79.8-97.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 360 343 93.8 88.8-96.6 17 6.2 3.4-11.2
No 520 446 79.5 72.2-85.2 74 20.5 14.8-27.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 101 93.8 86.0-97.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 831 739 83.4 78.0-87.6 92 16.6 12.4-22.0

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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.

^% = 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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