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

Hypertension Screening

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 2 or more years ago or never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,788 3,178 80.8 79.0-82.5 346 10.2 9.0-11.6 126 4.2 3.4- 5.2 138 4.8 3.8- 5.9
Region 3 & 5 730 592 78.3 74.3-81.9 79 10.8 8.4-13.8 30 5.5 3.7- 8.1 29 5.4 3.5- 8.3
GENDER
Male 310 241 73.4 66.9-79.1 30 9.9 6.6-14.5 21 8.9 5.6-13.9 18 7.8 4.5-13.2
Female 420 351 82.9 78.0-86.8 49 11.7 8.4-15.9 *** *** *** 11 3.2 1.5- 6.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 510 429 80.6 75.9-84.6 49 10.7 7.8-14.4 21 4.7 2.9- 7.4 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8
Non-Hispanic Black 135 107 82.8 74.6-88.8 19 10.7 6.4-17.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 85 *** *** *** 11 12.2 6.3-22.3 *** *** *** 12 15.8 8.4-27.9
AGE
18-44 219 158 70.2 62.3-77.0 31 11.4 7.7-16.6 16 9.3 5.5-15.4 14 9.1 5.0-16.0
45-64 281 222 78.1 71.7-83.3 35 13.3 9.1-19.1 11 4.2 2.2- 7.9 13 4.4 2.3- 8.1
65+ 227 210 91.5 85.8-95.0 12 5.9 3.1-10.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 248 200 77.0 69.7-83.1 14 5.7 3.1-10.5 15 8.3 4.8-14.0 19 8.9 5.1-15.2
Some College + 482 392 79.2 74.4-83.2 65 14.0 10.7-18.2 15 3.7 2.1- 6.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 331 260 75.3 68.7-80.8 32 9.0 6.0-13.4 17 7.2 4.3-12.0 22 8.5 5.0-14.0
$50,000+ 293 246 82.0 76.2-86.7 33 12.0 8.3-17.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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