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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Hypertension Screening

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 150 128 82.4 73.1-89.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 151 *** *** *** 14 8.7 4.9-15.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 158 141 84.7 73.8-91.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 201 166 80.6 73.2-86.3 19 9.2 5.6-14.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 200 151 76.4 68.7-82.6 25 11.0 7.0-17.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,170 1,021 82.3 78.4-85.6 80 8.8 6.4-11.9 36 4.8 3.2- 7.2 33 4.1 2.5- 6.5
Piedmont 2,256 1,895 79.9 77.4-82.2 210 10.5 8.9-12.5 72 4.5 3.3- 5.9 79 5.1 3.8- 6.7
Western NC 431 366 81.0 75.1-85.8 32 9.0 6.0-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 303 258 81.1 73.3-87.1 21 8.0 4.7-13.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 576 489 80.8 75.7-84.9 49 10.0 7.1-13.8 18 3.2 1.8- 5.6 20 6.0 3.5-10.3
Charlotte 670 563 79.3 74.3-83.4 68 11.1 8.2-14.8 *** *** *** 23 6.2 3.8- 9.9
Greensboro 489 413 81.1 75.5-85.6 44 10.8 7.2-15.8 18 5.5 3.3- 9.2 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 530 460 78.5 70.8-84.6 *** *** *** 23 8.9 5.2-15.0 *** *** ***
Southeast 251 217 80.5 71.3-87.3 22 8.2 4.8-13.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 633 525 79.9 75.2-83.9 58 9.9 7.2-13.4 25 5.7 3.4- 9.3 25 4.6 2.9- 7.2
Area L & Eastern 405 357 84.9 79.4-89.1 33 10.2 6.9-15.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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