2021 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

Home/Self-measured Blood Pressure

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,180 1,323 29.2 27.5-31.0 2,857 70.8 69.0-72.5
Medicaid Region 3 568 150 26.6 22.6-31.0 418 73.4 69.0-77.4
GENDER
Male 261 78 30.1 24.0-37.0 183 69.9 63.0-76.0
Female 307 72 23.6 18.6-29.4 235 76.4 70.6-81.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 369 92 24.6 19.8-30.0 277 75.4 70.0-80.2
Non-Hispanic Black 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 85 13 14.5 7.9-25.0 72 85.5 75.0-92.1
AGE
18-44 199 22 12.4 8.0-18.8 177 87.6 81.2-92.0
45-64 190 50 30.8 23.7-38.9 140 69.2 61.1-76.3
65+ 160 74 50.0 41.1-58.9 86 50.0 41.1-58.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 169 50 30.3 22.9-38.8 119 69.7 61.2-77.1
Some Post-H.S. 164 53 31.1 24.0-39.2 111 68.9 60.8-76.0
College Graduate 232 46 16.8 12.4-22.3 186 83.2 77.7-87.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 60 35.4 27.4-44.4 105 64.6 55.6-72.6
$50,000+ 282 61 21.8 16.9-27.8 221 78.2 72.2-83.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 121 29 24.8 17.0-34.7 92 75.2 65.3-83.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2021 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2021 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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