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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Screening-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 2,407 2,114 84.9 82.7-86.9 179 8.9 7.4-10.6 65 3.5 2.5- 5.0 49 2.7 1.9- 3.8
RACE
White 1,670 1,467 85.5 82.8-87.8 127 8.4 6.7-10.5 40 3.3 2.1- 5.1 36 2.9 1.9- 4.3
African American 498 443 85.8 80.7-89.7 35 9.1 6.1-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 212 179 75.1 65.0-83.0 16 13.5 7.8-22.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 288 243 82.3 76.1-87.1 26 10.4 6.9-15.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 292 233 79.7 73.6-84.6 38 12.4 8.8-17.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 394 324 79.4 73.8-84.1 40 10.9 7.7-15.3 *** *** *** 17 5.2 3.0- 9.0
55-64 513 461 90.5 87.1-93.1 28 4.8 3.1- 7.5 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 *** *** ***
65-74 497 454 91.1 87.5-93.8 29 6.3 4.0- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 393 370 93.8 90.3-96.1 17 4.8 2.8- 8.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 248 81.6 74.3-87.2 32 12.7 8.2-19.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 692 603 81.7 76.9-85.6 47 10.0 7.0-14.1 22 4.2 2.5- 7.1 20 4.1 2.3- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 714 635 87.2 83.0-90.4 46 6.7 4.7- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 705 626 86.9 83.2-89.8 54 8.6 6.3-11.6 17 2.7 1.5- 4.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 343 297 83.5 76.6-88.6 28 11.1 7.0-17.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 440 379 82.9 76.9-87.5 32 8.7 5.4-13.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 248 220 86.8 79.6-91.8 15 5.9 3.3-10.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 271 244 86.6 79.2-91.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 249 219 86.9 80.7-91.3 20 8.8 5.2-14.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 378 328 86.1 81.0-90.1 38 9.6 6.6-13.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 750 708 93.2 90.0-95.4 28 4.8 3.0- 7.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,645 1,397 82.6 79.9-85.1 149 9.8 8.0-11.9 55 4.2 2.9- 6.1 44 3.4 2.4- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,346 2,060 84.8 82.5-86.8 174 8.9 7.4-10.7 64 3.6 2.6- 5.1 48 2.7 1.9- 3.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,261 1,122 86.6 83.7-89.0 86 8.4 6.6-10.8 25 2.6 1.6- 4.4 28 2.4 1.4- 4.0
No 1,146 992 83.1 79.5-86.1 93 9.3 7.1-12.1 40 4.6 2.9- 7.2 21 3.0 1.8- 4.9

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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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