2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 406 334 81.1 75.8-85.5 72 18.9 14.5-24.2
GENDER
Male 198 160 82.4 75.2-87.8 38 17.6 12.2-24.8
Female 208 174 79.9 71.6-86.3 34 20.1 13.7-28.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 224 185 82.4 75.3-87.8 39 17.6 12.2-24.7
Non-Hispanic Black 144 123 83.5 74.1-89.9 21 16.5 10.1-25.9
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 190 160 83.3 75.8-88.8 30 16.7 11.2-24.2
65+ 156 148 96.9 93.4-98.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 136 82.2 74.0-88.3 29 17.8 11.7-26.0
Some College + 241 198 80.2 72.8-86.0 43 19.8 14.0-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 168 86.9 80.8-91.2 33 13.1 8.8-19.2
$50,000+ 134 106 73.2 62.0-82.0 28 26.8 18.0-38.0

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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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