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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 5,398 2,436 34.7 33.0-36.4 48 1.3 1.0- 1.9 2,870 63.4 61.6-65.1 44 0.6 0.4- 0.9
RACE
White 3,739 1,576 33.7 31.8-35.7 34 1.3 0.9- 2.0 2,098 64.3 62.2-66.3 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0
African American 1,110 654 45.1 41.0-49.3 *** *** *** 436 52.6 48.4-56.8 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 475 181 16.1 11.7-21.8 *** *** *** 287 82.5 76.8-87.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 763 81 9.0 6.9-11.6 25 3.2 2.1- 4.9 655 87.8 84.9-90.2 *** *** ***
35-44 655 136 19.9 16.3-24.1 *** *** *** 508 78.3 74.1-82.0 *** *** ***
45-54 900 360 40.6 36.4-45.0 *** *** *** 525 58.2 53.9-62.4 *** *** ***
55-64 1,100 564 48.0 44.1-51.9 *** *** *** 524 51.0 47.1-54.9 *** *** ***
65-74 1,025 649 63.0 59.0-66.9 *** *** *** 362 34.9 31.1-38.9 *** *** ***
75+ 892 620 70.4 65.9-74.6 *** *** *** 260 28.1 24.0-32.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 688 424 44.4 39.3-49.7 *** *** *** 249 53.0 47.7-58.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,495 779 40.6 37.3-44.0 *** *** *** 697 57.6 54.2-61.0 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,551 691 34.4 31.4-37.6 16 1.2 0.7- 2.1 833 63.8 60.6-66.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,659 539 23.1 20.7-25.6 16 1.3 0.8- 2.3 1,089 75.0 72.3-77.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 734 437 44.9 39.9-50.1 *** *** *** 286 52.8 47.5-57.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 967 502 41.5 37.3-45.7 *** *** *** 445 56.5 52.2-60.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 537 260 36.5 31.2-42.1 *** *** *** 268 61.1 55.4-66.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 625 261 33.4 28.9-38.3 *** *** *** 350 64.0 59.0-68.7 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 539 178 24.3 20.1-28.9 *** *** *** 353 73.7 68.9-78.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 845 222 24.4 20.7-28.6 *** *** *** 609 74.4 70.3-78.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,605 1,043 56.3 52.6-59.9 *** *** *** 539 41.7 38.1-45.4 *** *** ***
No 3,720 1,364 28.0 26.2-29.9 38 1.4 1.0- 2.1 2,289 70.1 68.1-71.9 29 0.5 0.3- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 47 25.6 18.0-35.1 *** *** *** 74 72.0 62.2-80.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,273 2,389 34.9 33.2-36.6 47 1.3 0.9- 1.9 2,796 63.2 61.4-64.9 41 0.6 0.4- 0.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,839 1,384 38.6 36.3-41.0 22 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,420 59.9 57.4-62.3 *** *** ***
No 2,559 1,052 30.6 28.2-33.0 26 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,450 67.0 64.5-69.4 31 1.0 0.6- 1.6

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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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