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

Hypertension Awareness

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 1,997 1,662 80.0 77.4-82.3 335 20.0 17.7-22.6
Region 3 & 5 337 272 82.0 76.6-86.4 65 18.0 13.6-23.4
GENDER
Male 166 128 78.6 70.7-84.9 38 21.4 15.1-29.3
Female 171 144 86.0 78.1-91.3 27 14.0 8.7-21.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 231 191 83.3 76.9-88.1 40 16.7 11.9-23.1
Non-Hispanic Black 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 140 117 87.1 79.4-92.1 23 12.9 7.9-20.6
65+ 158 140 90.2 83.5-94.4 18 9.8 5.6-16.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 119 83.5 75.3-89.4 24 16.5 10.6-24.7
Some College + 194 153 80.6 72.9-86.5 41 19.4 13.5-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 135 79.8 71.3-86.3 35 20.2 13.7-28.7
$50,000+ 110 89 82.7 73.5-89.2 21 17.3 10.8-26.5

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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 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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