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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hypertension Screening-Whites

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
-Whites 2,689 2,296 82.0 79.9-84.0 224 9.0 7.7-10.6 84 4.5 3.4- 5.9 85 4.4 3.4- 5.7
GENDER
Male 1,019 829 78.2 74.7-81.3 97 9.7 7.7-12.2 44 5.9 4.2- 8.2 49 6.2 4.5- 8.6
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,623 2,247 82.2 80.1-84.2 216 9.1 7.7-10.7 79 4.3 3.3- 5.7 81 4.4 3.3- 5.6
AGE
18-34 300 240 78.0 72.0-83.0 23 8.3 5.3-12.6 17 7.3 4.4-11.9 20 6.4 3.9-10.3
35-44 315 254 81.2 75.6-85.7 39 11.8 8.4-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 447 336 71.8 66.3-76.8 59 12.9 9.5-17.3 23 7.1 4.5-11.0 29 8.2 5.5-12.0
55-64 563 491 88.6 85.2-91.4 39 6.0 4.1- 8.6 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 *** *** ***
65-74 579 524 90.2 86.6-92.9 37 6.6 4.5- 9.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 468 435 91.0 86.8-93.9 27 8.1 5.3-12.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 221 82.5 75.5-87.8 27 9.7 6.0-15.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 738 625 79.7 75.1-83.6 57 9.3 6.7-12.8 26 5.4 3.3- 8.7 30 5.6 3.5- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 798 684 83.0 79.0-86.3 60 7.7 5.6-10.6 27 5.1 3.2- 8.1 27 4.2 2.6- 6.5
College Graduate 889 764 82.8 79.2-85.9 80 10.1 7.8-12.9 27 4.1 2.6- 6.4 18 3.1 1.7- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 225 83.8 76.6-89.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 405 343 80.9 74.8-85.9 28 9.3 5.8-14.6 *** *** *** 17 4.9 2.7- 8.6
$25,000- 34,999 241 198 73.0 64.1-80.3 25 13.9 8.6-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 334 291 83.1 76.6-88.1 24 10.4 6.5-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 337 289 84.8 79.5-89.0 27 7.5 4.8-11.4 15 5.7 3.2- 9.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 567 482 85.1 81.1-88.3 63 9.7 7.2-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 759 89.8 86.2-92.5 36 5.7 3.8- 8.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,854 1,525 79.5 76.9-81.9 186 10.0 8.4-11.9 74 5.5 4.1- 7.3 69 5.0 3.7- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 382 331 85.1 79.7-89.3 31 7.7 5.1-11.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,307 1,965 81.6 79.2-83.7 193 9.2 7.7-10.9 74 4.8 3.6- 6.3 75 4.5 3.4- 5.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,368 1,178 83.5 80.6-86.0 107 8.7 6.9-10.8 31 2.9 1.9- 4.5 52 5.0 3.5- 6.9
No 1,321 1,118 80.3 77.0-83.3 117 9.4 7.4-11.9 53 6.4 4.6- 8.9 33 3.8 2.6- 5.7

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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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