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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Whites

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,614 3,513 41.0 39.5-42.5 4,101 59.0 57.5-60.5
-Whites 5,407 2,568 42.9 41.2-44.7 2,839 57.1 55.3-58.8
GENDER
Male 2,065 984 42.6 40.0-45.4 1,081 57.4 54.6-60.0
Female 3,342 1,584 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,758 56.9 54.6-59.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,297 2,531 43.2 41.4-45.0 2,766 56.8 55.0-58.6
AGE
18-34 478 71 14.0 10.9-17.9 407 86.0 82.1-89.1
35-44 623 181 31.3 27.0-36.1 442 68.7 63.9-73.0
45-54 917 398 43.4 39.2-47.7 519 56.6 52.3-60.8
55-64 1,214 677 57.3 53.8-60.8 537 42.7 39.2-46.2
65-74 1,175 691 58.9 55.2-62.5 484 41.1 37.5-44.8
75+ 964 537 58.0 53.7-62.1 427 42.0 37.9-46.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 510 302 58.3 52.3-64.1 208 41.7 35.9-47.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,437 758 46.3 43.0-49.7 679 53.7 50.3-57.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,508 689 41.0 37.8-44.2 819 59.0 55.8-62.2
College Graduate 1,949 818 36.2 33.6-38.9 1,131 63.8 61.1-66.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 499 295 54.2 48.0-60.3 204 45.8 39.7-52.0
$15,000- 24,999 778 411 50.6 45.8-55.4 367 49.4 44.6-54.2
$25,000- 34,999 464 241 49.9 43.7-56.1 223 50.1 43.9-56.3
$35,000- 49,999 673 318 42.0 37.3-46.8 355 58.0 53.2-62.7
$50,000- 74,999 666 294 39.8 35.2-44.6 372 60.2 55.4-64.8
$75,000+ 1,270 510 36.1 32.8-39.5 760 63.9 60.5-67.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,618 977 57.3 54.0-60.6 641 42.7 39.4-46.0
No 3,730 1,561 37.7 35.7-39.7 2,169 62.3 60.3-64.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 808 417 46.0 41.7-50.5 391 54.0 49.5-58.3
Non-Veteran 4,598 2,151 42.4 40.5-44.3 2,447 57.6 55.7-59.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,745 1,344 44.9 42.4-47.3 1,401 55.1 52.7-57.6
No 2,662 1,224 40.7 38.3-43.2 1,438 59.3 56.8-61.7

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*Asked of respondents who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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