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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Hypertension Awareness

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 427 151 32.6 27.5-38.2 276 67.4 61.8-72.5
Region 3 368 140 34.9 29.4-40.8 228 65.1 59.2-70.6
Region 4 838 326 35.9 32.3-39.6 512 64.1 60.4-67.7
Region 5 616 224 33.2 29.2-37.5 392 66.8 62.5-70.8
Region 6 429 177 37.2 32.2-42.5 252 62.8 57.5-67.8
Region 7 685 248 32.3 28.5-36.3 437 67.7 63.7-71.5
Region 8 506 238 39.1 34.3-44.2 268 60.9 55.8-65.7
Region 9 & 10 397 170 39.5 34.1-45.3 227 60.5 54.7-65.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,405 618 38.4 35.4-41.4 787 61.6 58.6-64.6
Piedmont 2,307 856 34.0 31.9-36.2 1,451 66.0 63.8-68.1
Western NC 554 200 33.8 29.1-38.7 354 66.2 61.3-70.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 341 112 31.1 25.1-37.8 229 68.9 62.2-74.9
Northwest 649 257 35.7 31.6-40.1 392 64.3 59.9-68.4
Charlotte 651 251 35.5 31.5-39.7 400 64.5 60.3-68.5
Greensboro 466 177 34.6 29.9-39.7 289 65.4 60.3-70.1
Southern Regional 555 249 38.2 33.6-42.9 306 61.8 57.1-66.4
Southeast 242 108 40.4 33.6-47.6 134 59.6 52.4-66.4
Wake 763 261 31.1 27.5-34.8 502 68.9 65.2-72.5
Area L & Eastern 599 259 38.5 34.1-43.2 340 61.5 56.8-65.9
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 527 204 36.0 31.2-41.2 323 64.0 58.8-68.8
Region 2 501 186 34.7 29.9-39.8 315 65.3 60.2-70.1
Region 3 605 227 34.8 30.7-39.1 378 65.2 60.9-69.3
Region 4 570 209 32.6 28.4-37.1 361 67.4 62.9-71.6
Region 5 549 241 39.3 34.6-44.3 308 60.7 55.7-65.4
Region 6 503 159 31.9 27.3-36.9 344 68.1 63.1-72.7

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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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