2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 758 638 82.0 78.2-85.3 66 9.8 7.5-12.7 28 4.5 2.9- 6.8 26 3.8 2.2- 6.3
GENDER
Male 344 282 79.4 73.2-84.5 27 9.0 6.0-13.3 16 5.4 3.0- 9.6 19 6.2 3.3-11.3
Female 414 356 84.2 79.3-88.2 39 10.5 7.3-14.9 12 3.6 1.9- 6.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 425 357 82.3 77.5-86.3 39 9.8 7.0-13.6 17 5.1 2.9- 8.8 12 2.8 1.4- 5.2
Non-Hispanic Black 228 198 82.6 74.2-88.6 20 10.7 6.3-17.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 234 184 78.4 71.1-84.2 26 10.0 6.4-15.2 13 6.2 3.4-11.1 11 5.5 2.5-11.5
45-64 324 271 80.8 74.8-85.6 28 11.5 7.8-16.8 13 4.8 2.5- 9.2 12 2.8 1.5- 5.4
65+ 192 176 90.6 84.0-94.7 12 6.7 3.4-12.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 260 213 79.4 72.4-85.0 20 8.8 5.3-14.4 13 6.9 3.8-12.4 14 4.8 2.6- 8.8
Some College + 495 422 83.6 79.0-87.4 46 10.4 7.6-14.1 15 2.9 1.6- 5.1 12 3.1 1.3- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 345 287 80.7 74.3-85.8 27 8.3 5.3-12.9 14 5.1 2.8- 9.3 17 5.8 3.0-11.1
$50,000+ 276 231 81.1 74.9-86.1 30 13.6 9.3-19.4 12 4.4 2.2- 8.4 *** *** ***

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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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