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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-African Americans

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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
-African Americans 967 839 79.2 75.0-82.7 128 20.8 17.3-25.0
GENDER
Male 314 263 74.2 66.9-80.3 51 25.8 19.7-33.1
Female 653 576 83.2 78.6-87.0 77 16.8 13.0-21.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 959 835 79.8 75.7-83.4 124 20.2 16.6-24.3
AGE
18-34 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 181 155 82.3 73.8-88.5 26 17.7 11.5-26.2
55-64 280 260 92.1 86.8-95.4 20 7.9 4.6-13.2
65-74 219 205 91.5 85.1-95.3 14 8.5 4.7-14.9
75+ 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 316 271 78.1 70.6-84.1 45 21.9 15.9-29.4
Some Post-H.S. 260 215 72.1 63.4-79.4 45 27.9 20.6-36.6
College Graduate 201 176 82.7 74.2-88.8 25 17.3 11.2-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 232 202 75.5 65.5-83.3 30 24.5 16.7-34.5
$15,000- 24,999 215 187 78.5 69.1-85.7 28 21.5 14.3-30.9
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 399 360 85.3 79.3-89.8 39 14.7 10.2-20.7
No 551 463 75.1 69.4-80.0 88 24.9 20.0-30.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 845 727 77.8 73.3-81.8 118 22.2 18.2-26.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 494 444 82.6 76.6-87.3 50 17.4 12.7-23.4
No 473 395 75.3 69.4-80.5 78 24.7 19.5-30.6

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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.

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