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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Hypertension Awareness

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,957 3,355 78.3 76.3-80.2 602 21.7 19.8-23.7
-Eastern NC 1,340 1,146 78.6 74.9-82.0 194 21.4 18.0-25.1
GENDER
Male 489 401 75.4 69.2-80.8 88 24.6 19.2-30.8
Female 851 745 81.6 77.0-85.5 106 18.4 14.5-23.0
RACE
White 699 593 80.1 75.4-84.2 106 19.9 15.8-24.6
African American 402 353 79.8 72.9-85.3 49 20.2 14.7-27.1
Other minorities 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,315 1,132 79.8 76.1-83.1 183 20.2 16.9-23.9
AGE
18-34 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 299 216 67.3 59.2-74.4 83 32.7 25.6-40.8
55-64 355 319 89.7 84.6-93.2 36 10.3 6.8-15.4
65-74 365 337 91.6 86.8-94.8 28 8.4 5.2-13.2
75+ 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 207 82.4 72.3-89.3 29 17.6 10.7-27.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 420 357 76.5 69.5-82.3 63 23.5 17.7-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 370 304 75.6 68.2-81.8 66 24.4 18.2-31.8
College Graduate 313 277 84.3 77.6-89.3 36 15.7 10.7-22.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 211 86.0 78.4-91.2 25 14.0 8.8-21.6
$15,000- 24,999 265 216 73.4 63.8-81.3 49 26.6 18.7-36.2
$25,000- 34,999 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 171 143 74.7 63.1-83.6 28 25.3 16.4-36.9
$50,000+ 271 223 76.2 67.2-83.4 48 23.8 16.6-32.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 574 508 84.6 79.6-88.5 66 15.4 11.5-20.4
No 745 620 74.5 69.1-79.3 125 25.5 20.7-30.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 207 176 78.9 69.9-85.7 31 21.1 14.3-30.1
Non-Veteran 1,132 969 78.6 74.3-82.3 163 21.4 17.7-25.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,012 868 79.1 74.9-82.8 144 20.9 17.2-25.1
No 328 278 76.0 66.8-83.4 50 24.0 16.6-33.2

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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 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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