2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

Hypertension Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No Borderline high or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,901 2,002 34.7 33.1-36.5 33 1.0 0.7- 1.5 2,822 63.2 61.5-65.0 44 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Region 3 & 5 928 337 32.1 28.7-35.7 *** *** *** 578 66.3 62.7-69.8 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 395 166 36.4 31.0-42.1 *** *** *** 223 61.8 56.0-67.2 *** *** ***
Female 533 171 28.2 24.0-32.8 *** *** *** 355 70.5 65.8-74.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 628 231 33.8 29.6-38.2 *** *** *** 387 64.3 59.8-68.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 178 73 34.4 26.6-43.0 *** *** *** 102 64.3 55.6-72.2 *** *** ***
Other 122 33 17.2 11.6-24.7 *** *** *** 89 82.8 75.3-88.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 332 37 9.7 6.6-13.8 *** *** *** 291 89.1 84.7-92.3 *** *** ***
45-64 334 140 41.4 35.3-47.8 *** *** *** 191 58.1 51.7-64.3 *** *** ***
65+ 254 158 63.2 55.6-70.2 *** *** *** 90 32.7 26.1-40.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 308 143 39.8 33.6-46.3 *** *** *** 161 58.4 51.8-64.7 *** *** ***
Some College + 616 194 27.3 23.5-31.5 *** *** *** 413 71.2 67.0-75.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 396 170 37.3 31.9-43.1 *** *** *** 223 61.7 56.0-67.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 373 110 25.2 20.6-30.5 *** *** *** 256 72.6 67.1-77.5 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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