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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Adults who have been told they have high blood pressure by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,266 1,674 35.1 33.5-36.8 2,592 64.9 63.2-66.5
Medicaid Region 5 549 241 39.3 34.6-44.3 308 60.7 55.7-65.4
GENDER
Male 218 92 40.4 33.0-48.3 126 59.6 51.7-67.0
Female 331 149 38.3 32.5-44.5 182 61.7 55.5-67.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 259 105 37.2 30.8-44.0 154 62.8 56.0-69.2
Non-Hispanic Black 156 86 49.0 39.8-58.3 70 51.0 41.7-60.2
Other 134 50 32.8 24.6-42.0 84 67.2 58.0-75.4
AGE
18-44 206 40 17.1 12.0-23.7 166 82.9 76.3-88.0
45-64 187 98 50.1 41.8-58.5 89 49.9 41.5-58.2
65+ 150 100 68.3 58.6-76.7 50 31.7 23.3-41.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 114 46.0 38.5-53.7 125 54.0 46.3-61.5
Some Post-H.S. 164 75 36.1 28.3-44.6 89 63.9 55.4-71.7
College Graduate 143 51 29.4 22.1-37.9 92 70.6 62.1-77.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 121 44.9 37.7-52.3 138 55.1 47.7-62.3
$50,000+ 165 58 28.4 21.5-36.5 107 71.6 63.5-78.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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