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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Hypertension Awareness

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 8,845 3,963 35.5 34.2-36.8 48 0.7 0.5- 1.0 4,750 63.0 61.7-64.3 84 0.8 0.6- 1.1
-Eastern NC 2,678 1,342 38.9 36.3-41.4 18 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,297 59.4 56.8-62.0 21 0.7 0.4- 1.3
GENDER
Male 1,016 490 38.9 34.9-42.9 *** *** *** 517 60.1 56.0-64.1 *** *** ***
Female 1,662 852 38.8 35.7-42.1 18 1.9 1.1- 3.4 780 58.8 55.4-62.0 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,529 700 37.4 34.3-40.5 *** *** *** 804 60.6 57.4-63.7 *** *** ***
African American 654 403 46.6 41.2-52.2 *** *** *** 244 52.1 46.5-57.6 *** *** ***
Other minorities 453 224 25.3 18.4-33.8 *** *** *** 222 73.3 64.8-80.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 107 21 18.4 10.6-29.9 *** *** *** 84 80.0 68.6-88.0 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,558 1,317 40.2 37.6-42.9 18 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,204 58.0 55.3-60.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 423 60 11.9 8.8-16.1 *** *** *** 349 85.3 80.9-88.8 *** *** ***
35-54 770 299 37.4 32.9-42.2 *** *** *** 461 61.1 56.3-65.6 *** *** ***
55-64 585 355 59.1 53.7-64.2 *** *** *** 225 39.9 34.8-45.3 *** *** ***
65-74 504 367 71.5 65.2-77.0 *** *** *** 131 27.6 22.0-33.9 *** *** ***
75+ 368 247 67.9 60.9-74.1 *** *** *** 117 30.6 24.5-37.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 236 44.0 36.9-51.2 *** *** *** 139 53.1 45.7-60.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 799 420 40.1 35.6-44.8 *** *** *** 367 58.1 53.3-62.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 771 370 37.8 33.3-42.6 *** *** *** 391 60.9 56.1-65.5 *** *** ***
College Graduate 721 315 34.2 30.1-38.6 *** *** *** 398 64.4 59.9-68.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 236 46.9 39.6-54.4 *** *** *** 138 50.1 42.6-57.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 486 265 44.5 38.5-50.7 *** *** *** 214 54.3 48.2-60.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 280 137 40.8 33.2-48.9 *** *** *** 140 58.0 49.9-65.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 316 171 47.6 40.0-55.2 *** *** *** 138 49.1 41.5-56.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 706 272 31.0 26.8-35.6 *** *** *** 428 68.1 63.5-72.4 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 825 575 61.5 56.3-66.5 *** *** *** 245 37.6 32.7-42.9 *** *** ***
No 1,815 746 31.2 28.4-34.1 *** *** *** 1,036 66.8 63.8-69.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 442 208 40.2 34.5-46.1 *** *** *** 229 58.8 52.9-64.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,235 1,133 38.6 35.8-41.4 18 1.2 0.7- 2.2 1,068 59.5 56.6-62.4 *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,971 1,013 40.2 37.3-43.1 *** *** *** 930 58.2 55.2-61.1 *** *** ***
No 707 329 33.3 28.8-38.2 *** *** *** 367 64.5 59.5-69.2 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

**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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