2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 1,014 406 35.3 31.8-39.0 *** *** *** 591 62.6 58.9-66.2 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 485 198 36.5 31.5-41.9 *** *** *** 282 62.0 56.6-67.1 *** *** ***
Female 529 208 34.2 29.3-39.4 *** *** *** 309 63.3 58.0-68.2 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 579 224 35.1 30.7-39.9 *** *** *** 346 62.9 58.1-67.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 280 144 43.3 35.9-51.0 *** *** *** 131 54.8 47.0-62.3 *** *** ***
Other 155 38 20.0 13.4-29.0 *** *** *** 114 77.1 67.7-84.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 389 57 14.0 10.3-18.8 *** *** *** 323 83.0 77.9-87.1 *** *** ***
45-64 399 190 46.2 40.2-52.2 *** *** *** 204 52.4 46.4-58.4 *** *** ***
65+ 216 156 72.4 64.2-79.3 *** *** *** 57 26.7 19.9-34.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 344 165 40.8 34.4-47.5 *** *** *** 175 57.7 51.0-64.1 *** *** ***
Some College + 667 241 31.9 27.8-36.4 *** *** *** 414 65.7 61.2-70.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 447 201 41.8 36.0-47.8 *** *** *** 242 57.4 51.4-63.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 380 134 31.7 26.5-37.5 *** *** *** 236 64.9 59.0-70.4 *** *** ***

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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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