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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,327 1,854 79.4 76.7-81.9 455 19.3 16.9-22.0 18 1.3 0.7- 2.2
GENDER
Male 900 714 78.3 73.6-82.3 174 19.9 16.0-24.4 12 1.9 0.9- 3.8
Female 1,427 1,140 80.6 77.4-83.4 281 18.8 16.0-21.9 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,773 1,415 79.8 76.7-82.6 345 19.0 16.3-22.1 13 1.2 0.6- 2.3
African American 469 377 79.3 72.8-84.6 88 19.7 14.5-26.2 *** *** ***
Other minorities 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,260 1,807 80.1 77.5-82.5 435 18.6 16.3-21.1 18 1.3 0.7- 2.3
AGE
18-34 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 539 429 82.6 78.0-86.5 100 14.9 11.4-19.2 *** *** ***
55-64 567 442 80.3 75.7-84.3 119 18.1 14.3-22.5 *** *** ***
65-74 631 513 81.8 77.0-85.8 118 18.2 14.2-23.0 *** *** ***
75+ 504 412 77.5 71.0-82.9 90 22.2 16.8-28.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 329 265 80.1 73.3-85.5 62 19.5 14.1-26.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 764 607 80.9 76.2-84.8 153 18.8 14.9-23.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 576 460 79.8 73.8-84.7 110 18.0 13.3-23.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 651 516 76.2 71.1-80.7 129 22.0 17.7-27.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 308 252 81.1 73.9-86.7 54 17.8 12.4-25.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 447 350 75.5 67.3-82.3 94 23.7 17.0-32.0 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 233 194 84.8 77.6-90.1 39 15.2 9.9-22.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 285 226 80.5 71.8-87.0 57 19.2 12.7-27.9 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 619 491 79.2 74.4-83.4 120 17.8 14.1-22.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 956 806 86.0 82.5-89.0 143 13.2 10.4-16.8 *** *** ***
No 1,361 1,041 75.4 71.6-78.9 309 23.0 19.6-26.7 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 374 300 79.8 73.3-85.1 69 18.1 13.3-24.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,952 1,553 79.4 76.3-82.1 386 19.5 16.8-22.5 13 1.1 0.6- 2.1

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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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