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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-African Americans

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
-African Americans 1,709 968 44.3 41.2-47.5 12 1.0 0.5- 1.8 713 54.0 50.8-57.2 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3
GENDER
Male 599 314 43.3 38.4-48.4 *** *** *** 277 55.7 50.6-60.6 *** *** ***
Female 1,110 654 45.1 41.0-49.3 *** *** *** 436 52.6 48.4-56.8 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,686 960 44.6 41.4-47.9 *** *** *** 699 53.8 50.5-57.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 310 57 14.9 11.1-19.8 *** *** *** 242 82.4 77.3-86.6 *** *** ***
35-44 239 74 28.3 21.9-35.7 *** *** *** 162 70.5 63.0-77.0 *** *** ***
45-54 317 181 56.6 49.3-63.6 *** *** *** 131 42.6 35.6-49.9 *** *** ***
55-64 378 280 73.5 67.3-79.0 *** *** *** 93 24.9 19.6-31.1 *** *** ***
65-74 275 220 79.0 70.0-85.8 *** *** *** 52 19.2 12.7-27.9 *** *** ***
75+ 168 142 86.1 78.2-91.5 *** *** *** 25 13.5 8.2-21.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 265 190 51.8 43.2-60.3 *** *** *** 72 46.9 38.4-55.6 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 316 46.3 40.8-51.9 *** *** *** 223 51.8 46.2-57.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 492 260 40.5 34.9-46.4 *** *** *** 222 58.1 52.2-63.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 403 202 40.2 34.5-46.2 *** *** *** 195 57.5 51.4-63.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 339 232 52.4 44.8-59.8 *** *** *** 101 45.5 38.0-53.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 388 215 43.8 37.6-50.2 *** *** *** 163 53.8 47.4-60.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 207 113 47.4 38.5-56.5 *** *** *** 89 49.9 40.8-59.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 195 98 44.3 35.3-53.7 *** *** *** 96 55.0 45.6-64.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 66 33.4 24.8-43.2 *** *** *** 96 66.6 56.8-75.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 507 399 70.4 63.8-76.3 *** *** *** 102 28.0 22.1-34.6 *** *** ***
No 1,166 552 36.4 32.9-40.1 *** *** *** 594 62.0 58.3-65.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 122 50.3 41.8-58.8 *** *** *** 76 47.3 38.8-56.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,507 846 43.5 40.1-46.9 *** *** *** 637 55.0 51.5-58.4 *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 816 494 48.7 43.9-53.6 *** *** *** 314 50.1 45.2-55.0 *** *** ***
No 893 474 40.3 36.2-44.6 *** *** *** 399 57.5 53.2-61.7 *** *** ***

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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.

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