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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-FEMALES

Are you currently taking medicine for your high blood pressure?*

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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
-FEMALES 2,434 2,114 82.2 79.7-84.5 320 17.8 15.5-20.3
RACE
White 1,575 1,362 82.8 79.8-85.5 213 17.2 14.5-20.2
African American 653 576 83.2 78.6-87.0 77 16.8 13.0-21.4
Other Minorities 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 360 284 77.9 71.8-82.9 76 22.1 17.1-28.2
55-64 564 498 88.4 84.7-91.2 66 11.6 8.8-15.3
65-74 648 603 94.0 91.2-96.0 45 6.0 4.0- 8.8
75+ 619 579 93.6 90.0-95.9 40 6.4 4.1-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 424 378 84.1 77.1-89.2 46 15.9 10.8-22.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 778 678 82.1 77.6-85.9 100 17.9 14.1-22.4
Some Post-H.S. 691 589 81.6 77.0-85.4 102 18.4 14.6-23.0
College Graduate 538 467 81.7 76.1-86.2 71 18.3 13.8-23.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 437 379 82.0 75.6-87.0 58 18.0 13.0-24.4
$15,000- 24,999 502 432 77.7 71.2-83.1 70 22.3 16.9-28.8
$25,000- 34,999 259 232 86.5 78.9-91.7 27 13.5 8.3-21.1
$35,000- 49,999 261 221 77.7 69.5-84.1 40 22.3 15.9-30.5
$50,000- 74,999 178 160 91.3 85.2-95.0 18 8.7 5.0-14.8
$75,000+ 222 189 82.7 73.6-89.1 33 17.3 10.9-26.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,043 919 84.9 81.3-88.0 124 15.1 12.0-18.7
No 1,362 1,169 80.3 76.8-83.4 193 19.7 16.6-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,387 2,072 82.0 79.5-84.3 315 18.0 15.7-20.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,383 1,195 81.0 77.7-84.0 188 19.0 16.0-22.3
No 1,051 919 83.7 79.7-87.1 132 16.3 12.9-20.3

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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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