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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 806 653 80.2 75.9-83.8 145 18.9 15.3-23.1 8 1.0 0.4- 2.4
GENDER
Male 302 247 81.8 75.2-86.9 49 16.4 11.5-22.8 *** *** ***
Female 504 406 78.8 73.0-83.7 96 20.9 16.0-26.8 *** *** ***
RACE
White 743 602 80.0 75.4-83.8 134 19.1 15.3-23.6 *** *** ***
Other minorities 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 786 635 79.9 75.5-83.6 143 19.1 15.4-23.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 152 125 80.3 69.7-87.8 27 19.7 12.2-30.3 *** *** ***
55-64 212 181 83.3 74.5-89.5 27 15.7 9.6-24.6 *** *** ***
65-74 224 178 83.4 77.2-88.2 43 14.0 10.1-19.1 *** *** ***
75+ 201 157 73.5 65.0-80.5 43 25.6 18.7-34.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 112 86.4 79.1-91.4 30 13.6 8.6-20.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 206 81.1 74.3-86.4 45 16.1 11.2-22.4 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 223 185 77.5 67.7-84.9 37 22.3 14.9-32.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 184 150 75.1 63.9-83.8 33 24.7 16.1-36.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 160 131 82.5 73.3-89.0 27 16.8 10.4-26.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 155 123 76.3 66.3-84.1 30 21.6 14.3-31.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 379 324 84.5 78.5-89.0 50 14.0 9.8-19.8 *** *** ***
No 423 325 76.3 70.0-81.6 95 23.2 17.9-29.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 112 77.2 65.9-85.6 24 20.4 12.3-31.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 666 541 80.7 76.0-84.7 121 18.6 14.7-23.2 *** *** ***

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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