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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Awareness-Whites

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
-Whites 2,629 2,228 79.7 77.3-81.9 401 20.3 18.1-22.7
GENDER
Male 1,054 866 76.5 72.7-79.9 188 23.5 20.1-27.3
Female 1,575 1,362 82.8 79.8-85.5 213 17.2 14.5-20.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,604 2,214 80.1 77.7-82.3 390 19.9 17.7-22.3
AGE
18-34 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 147 87 58.2 48.5-67.4 60 41.8 32.6-51.5
45-54 367 276 74.6 68.5-79.9 91 25.4 20.1-31.5
55-64 602 510 86.1 82.6-89.1 92 13.9 10.9-17.4
65-74 745 697 94.6 92.1-96.3 48 5.4 3.7- 7.9
75+ 673 622 91.3 87.5-94.0 51 8.7 6.0-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 293 81.3 74.8-86.5 53 18.7 13.5-25.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 826 708 79.1 74.5-83.0 118 20.9 17.0-25.5
Some Post-H.S. 731 614 79.1 74.5-83.0 117 20.9 17.0-25.5
College Graduate 724 611 80.1 75.5-83.9 113 19.9 16.1-24.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 322 266 78.5 71.2-84.4 56 21.5 15.6-28.8
$15,000- 24,999 467 399 79.3 73.2-84.4 68 20.7 15.6-26.8
$25,000- 34,999 258 227 83.8 75.8-89.5 31 16.2 10.5-24.2
$35,000- 49,999 322 267 74.0 66.7-80.2 55 26.0 19.8-33.3
$50,000- 74,999 267 234 85.4 78.2-90.5 33 14.6 9.5-21.8
$75,000+ 430 343 74.3 68.0-79.8 87 25.7 20.2-32.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,088 936 83.1 79.6-86.1 152 16.9 13.9-20.4
No 1,515 1,267 77.3 74.1-80.3 248 22.7 19.7-25.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 443 392 84.6 79.1-88.8 51 15.4 11.2-20.9
Non-Veteran 2,185 1,835 78.6 76.0-81.1 350 21.4 18.9-24.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,432 1,199 78.8 75.6-81.7 233 21.2 18.3-24.4
No 1,197 1,029 80.9 77.2-84.1 168 19.1 15.9-22.8

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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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