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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-FEMALES 7,215 3,008 32.3 30.7-33.9 66 1.3 0.8- 1.9 4,041 65.2 63.6-66.9 100 1.2 0.9- 1.6
RACE
White 5,437 2,180 31.3 29.5-33.2 48 1.2 0.7- 2.0 3,137 66.3 64.4-68.2 72 1.2 0.9- 1.7
African American 1,239 659 39.5 35.5-43.7 14 1.8 0.9- 3.6 540 57.2 52.9-61.4 26 1.5 0.8- 2.6
Other Minorities 488 151 22.2 17.5-27.8 *** *** *** 331 76.8 71.1-81.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 840 62 7.2 5.2- 9.8 29 2.7 1.5- 4.9 742 89.5 86.4-92.0 *** *** ***
35-44 961 167 18.5 15.3-22.4 21 2.2 1.2- 3.9 766 78.3 74.4-81.9 *** *** ***
45-54 1,301 457 35.9 32.2-39.9 *** *** *** 817 62.2 58.2-66.0 20 1.5 0.9- 2.7
55-64 1,533 717 48.8 45.1-52.5 *** *** *** 782 49.4 45.7-53.1 31 1.6 1.0- 2.7
65-74 1,322 779 61.1 57.2-64.8 *** *** *** 528 37.7 34.1-41.6 14 1.1 0.4- 3.2
75+ 1,157 789 68.3 64.2-72.1 *** *** *** 346 30.0 26.2-34.0 17 1.6 0.9- 2.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 897 538 43.2 38.1-48.5 *** *** *** 343 55.1 49.8-60.3 13 1.3 0.7- 2.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,073 1,048 39.9 36.6-43.3 14 1.5 0.6- 3.9 993 57.6 54.1-61.0 18 1.0 0.5- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,903 770 30.2 27.3-33.3 22 1.2 0.6- 2.1 1,078 67.5 64.3-70.5 33 1.2 0.7- 1.8
College Graduate 2,327 645 20.0 18.0-22.2 27 1.7 1.0- 3.0 1,619 76.9 74.6-79.1 36 1.3 0.8- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 968 560 43.8 38.9-48.8 *** *** *** 396 54.5 49.5-59.5 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,251 613 38.9 34.7-43.2 13 1.4 0.7- 3.0 609 58.6 54.2-62.9 16 1.1 0.4- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 681 306 39.0 33.4-44.9 *** *** *** 357 59.0 53.1-64.7 12 1.1 0.5- 2.2
$35,000- 49,999 830 316 28.7 24.3-33.5 *** *** *** 496 69.0 64.0-73.6 13 1.5 0.7- 3.0
$50,000- 74,999 760 246 25.0 20.9-29.5 *** *** *** 500 73.9 69.4-78.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,235 278 17.1 14.6-19.8 17 1.6 0.9- 3.0 918 79.9 76.9-82.6 22 1.4 0.8- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,236 1,304 51.8 48.4-55.2 11 1.1 0.3- 4.0 888 45.7 42.3-49.2 33 1.4 0.8- 2.3
No 4,641 1,547 25.0 23.3-26.9 51 1.3 0.9- 1.9 2,979 72.6 70.6-74.4 64 1.1 0.8- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 7,065 2,949 32.3 30.7-34.0 66 1.3 0.9- 2.0 3,954 65.2 63.5-66.9 96 1.2 0.9- 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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