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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Screening--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,450 1,168 77.0 73.9-79.7 143 10.8 8.9-13.2 62 5.6 4.2- 7.4 77 6.6 5.1- 8.6
Female 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,290 2,902 85.0 83.1-86.8 255 9.5 8.1-11.0 79 3.2 2.4- 4.3 54 2.3 1.6- 3.3
No 547 365 66.1 61.0-70.8 65 11.2 8.3-14.9 46 8.9 6.4-12.3 71 13.8 10.6-17.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,100 918 77.5 73.6-81.0 100 12.0 9.4-15.1 44 5.6 3.7- 8.4 38 4.9 3.3- 7.2
Overweight 1,335 1,124 80.2 77.0-83.1 120 10.0 7.9-12.4 42 4.6 3.2- 6.4 49 5.3 3.7- 7.4
Obese 1,120 994 87.5 84.7-89.8 79 7.4 5.7- 9.7 27 2.8 1.8- 4.6 20 2.3 1.3- 3.8
Current Smoker
No 3,187 2,749 82.7 80.8-84.5 265 9.8 8.5-11.4 89 3.9 3.0- 5.1 84 3.5 2.7- 4.6
Yes 658 522 74.5 69.5-78.8 56 9.7 7.1-13.2 38 6.9 4.6-10.2 42 9.0 6.2-12.7
History of CVD**
Yes 521 492 92.2 88.3-94.9 18 4.7 2.7- 8.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,293 2,751 79.8 77.8-81.7 302 10.4 9.1-11.9 121 4.9 3.9- 6.1 119 4.9 3.9- 6.1
Binge Drinker
No 3,426 2,937 81.9 80.0-83.7 280 9.8 8.5-11.4 109 4.4 3.5- 5.6 100 3.8 3.0- 4.9
Yes 332 258 75.8 69.6-81.1 35 9.6 6.4-14.2 15 4.6 2.6- 8.2 24 10.0 6.4-15.2
Heavy Drinker
No 3,598 3,064 81.1 79.2-82.8 303 10.0 8.7-11.5 116 4.5 3.6- 5.6 115 4.4 3.5- 5.5
Yes 152 125 82.3 72.7-89.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 389 363 92.5 88.2-95.3 16 5.0 2.8- 8.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,448 2,901 80.2 78.2-82.0 305 10.2 8.9-11.7 123 4.8 3.9- 6.0 119 4.8 3.8- 5.9
Current Asthma
Yes 320 296 90.3 84.7-94.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,516 2,968 80.4 78.4-82.2 306 10.1 8.8-11.6 123 4.9 3.9- 6.1 119 4.6 3.7- 5.8
Diabetes
Yes 586 562 95.5 92.7-97.2 19 3.4 1.9- 5.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,268 2,717 79.3 77.3-81.2 303 10.6 9.2-12.2 124 5.0 4.0- 6.2 124 5.1 4.1- 6.3
Disability
Yes 1,162 1,087 91.1 88.3-93.3 47 5.4 3.8- 7.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,673 2,178 78.2 76.0-80.3 272 11.0 9.5-12.7 114 5.5 4.3- 6.9 109 5.3 4.2- 6.7

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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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