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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,572 2,254 82.5 79.7-85.0 318 17.5 15.0-20.3
GENDER
Male 1,010 854 77.1 72.2-81.3 156 22.9 18.7-27.8
Female 1,562 1,400 87.8 85.0-90.1 162 12.2 9.9-15.0
RACE
White 1,938 1,719 83.9 80.7-86.6 219 16.1 13.4-19.3
African American 537 469 80.6 73.5-86.2 68 19.4 13.8-26.5
Other minorities 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,495 2,198 83.3 80.5-85.7 297 16.7 14.3-19.5
AGE
18-34 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 586 440 74.2 68.5-79.3 146 25.8 20.7-31.5
55-64 628 559 89.3 85.5-92.2 69 10.7 7.8-14.5
65-74 681 649 96.6 94.9-97.8 32 3.4 2.2- 5.1
75+ 576 550 95.3 92.3-97.2 26 4.7 2.8- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 344 87.0 81.2-91.2 41 13.0 8.8-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 846 743 81.7 76.2-86.1 103 18.3 13.9-23.8
Some Post-H.S. 622 547 81.6 75.3-86.6 75 18.4 13.4-24.7
College Graduate 710 612 80.9 75.8-85.0 98 19.1 15.0-24.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 297 76.9 68.6-83.5 54 23.1 16.5-31.4
$15,000- 24,999 501 428 78.6 70.2-85.1 73 21.4 14.9-29.8
$25,000- 34,999 249 216 86.4 78.3-91.8 33 13.6 8.2-21.7
$35,000- 49,999 306 274 84.7 75.7-90.8 32 15.3 9.2-24.3
$50,000+ 659 580 83.7 78.6-87.8 79 16.3 12.2-21.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 997 924 91.1 87.7-93.6 73 8.9 6.4-12.3
No 1,449 1,231 78.0 73.9-81.7 218 22.0 18.3-26.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 421 381 88.8 83.5-92.6 40 11.2 7.4-16.5
Non-Veteran 2,150 1,872 81.3 78.1-84.1 278 18.7 15.9-21.9

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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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