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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
-WHITES 8,790 3,611 32.4 30.9-33.9 48 0.6 0.4- 1.0 4,999 65.5 64.0-67.0 132 1.5 1.1- 1.9
GENDER
Male 3,353 1,431 33.6 31.3-36.1 *** *** *** 1,862 64.7 62.2-67.0 60 1.7 1.2- 2.5
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 8,621 3,548 32.5 31.1-34.1 45 0.6 0.3- 1.0 4,902 65.5 64.0-67.0 126 1.3 1.0- 1.8
AGE
18-34 877 72 8.6 6.4-11.4 18 1.3 0.6- 3.1 776 89.1 86.0-91.6 11 1.0 0.4- 2.2
35-44 1,091 199 20.0 16.8-23.6 15 1.0 0.5- 2.0 867 77.7 74.0-81.1 *** *** ***
45-54 1,537 492 33.6 30.1-37.4 *** *** *** 1,012 64.2 60.5-67.8 26 1.9 1.1- 3.0
55-64 1,956 875 46.0 42.7-49.3 *** *** *** 1,038 52.0 48.8-55.3 40 1.9 1.1- 3.2
65-74 1,766 1,018 61.2 57.9-64.4 *** *** *** 729 37.7 34.6-41.0 18 1.0 0.6- 1.8
75+ 1,481 932 61.9 58.2-65.6 *** *** *** 521 36.2 32.6-40.0 24 1.7 1.1- 2.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 916 534 42.8 37.8-48.0 *** *** *** 364 54.6 49.3-59.8 17 2.6 1.3- 5.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,443 1,174 36.3 33.4-39.3 *** *** *** 1,233 62.1 59.0-65.1 27 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,258 919 32.0 29.2-34.9 16 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,285 65.9 62.9-68.8 38 1.5 1.0- 2.5
College Graduate 3,152 977 24.1 22.1-26.2 22 0.8 0.5- 1.5 2,103 73.7 71.5-75.8 50 1.4 0.9- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 848 464 42.0 36.9-47.3 *** *** *** 371 55.9 50.5-61.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,321 637 39.1 34.9-43.6 *** *** *** 663 58.7 54.2-63.0 17 2.0 0.8- 4.7
$25,000- 34,999 842 383 37.0 32.2-42.1 *** *** *** 437 60.4 55.2-65.4 18 2.2 1.0- 4.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,103 452 31.6 27.8-35.7 *** *** *** 629 66.8 62.7-70.7 18 1.4 0.8- 2.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,151 417 31.2 27.2-35.5 *** *** *** 720 68.0 63.7-72.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,949 533 22.5 20.0-25.2 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,362 75.2 72.5-77.8 37 1.4 0.9- 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,684 1,497 51.0 47.9-54.1 *** *** *** 1,134 46.3 43.2-49.4 44 2.0 1.3- 3.1
No 5,721 1,949 26.1 24.5-27.9 37 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,653 72.1 70.3-73.8 82 1.2 0.8- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,303 655 42.8 38.8-46.9 *** *** *** 622 55.7 51.6-59.7 26 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Non-Veteran 7,486 2,956 30.8 29.3-32.5 48 0.7 0.4- 1.2 4,376 67.0 65.3-68.6 106 1.4 1.1- 2.0

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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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