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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 506 238 39.1 34.3-44.2 268 60.9 55.8-65.7
GENDER
Male 226 93 34.2 27.8-41.3 133 65.8 58.7-72.2
Female 280 145 43.8 36.8-51.2 135 56.2 48.8-63.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 321 145 37.9 32.1-44.1 176 62.1 55.9-67.9
Non-Hispanic Black 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 162 34 18.3 12.6-25.8 128 81.7 74.2-87.4
45-64 178 94 48.7 40.2-57.4 84 51.3 42.6-59.8
65+ 164 108 65.6 56.4-73.7 56 34.4 26.3-43.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 99 35.1 28.3-42.6 112 64.9 57.4-71.7
Some Post-H.S. 156 78 45.6 36.6-54.9 78 54.4 45.1-63.4
College Graduate 136 60 38.5 29.9-47.9 76 61.5 52.1-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 111 41.6 34.0-49.7 110 58.4 50.3-66.0
$50,000+ 165 60 30.5 23.3-38.8 105 69.5 61.2-76.7
Don't know/Not Sure 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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