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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Hypertension Screening

About how long has it been since you last had your blood pressure taken by a doctor, nurse,
or other health professional?

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Total
Respond.^
Within the past 6 months 6 to 12 months ago 1 to 2 years ago 3 or more years ago or never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,857 3,282 81.2 79.3-82.9 322 9.8 8.6-11.2 127 4.5 3.6- 5.6 126 4.6 3.7- 5.6
-Eastern NC 1,170 1,021 82.3 78.4-85.6 80 8.8 6.4-11.9 36 4.8 3.2- 7.2 33 4.1 2.5- 6.5
GENDER
Male 432 350 74.3 67.6-80.1 39 12.1 7.9-18.1 20 6.3 3.7-10.6 23 7.3 4.3-12.1
Female 738 671 89.6 86.0-92.5 41 5.8 3.9- 8.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 678 595 84.4 79.9-88.1 46 6.5 4.4- 9.4 *** *** *** 21 5.4 3.2- 9.1
African American 283 252 82.2 73.9-88.3 21 12.0 7.1-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 195 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,115 987 84.6 81.0-87.7 72 7.7 5.6-10.4 29 4.2 2.6- 6.7 27 3.5 2.0- 5.9
AGE
18-34 153 121 76.6 67.2-84.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 355 282 77.0 70.2-82.7 38 13.2 8.5-19.8 *** *** *** 18 4.7 2.7- 8.2
55-64 261 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 228 211 93.4 88.8-96.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 342 290 79.5 71.8-85.4 28 9.7 6.0-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 354 313 83.6 76.8-88.7 20 7.1 4.0-12.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 302 273 89.7 84.6-93.3 20 6.1 3.7-10.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 228 195 80.4 71.5-87.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 310 277 91.4 86.5-94.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 381 361 92.0 86.6-95.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 781 655 79.0 74.1-83.3 67 10.6 7.5-14.8 30 5.4 3.4- 8.5 29 5.0 2.9- 8.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 180 161 85.2 75.7-91.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 990 860 81.7 77.3-85.4 68 8.9 6.2-12.5 34 5.7 3.7- 8.6 28 3.8 2.2- 6.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 866 756 83.4 79.0-87.0 60 9.3 6.5-13.1 25 3.8 2.3- 6.2 25 3.5 2.0- 6.1
No 304 265 77.9 68.6-85.1 20 6.9 3.9-12.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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