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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Non-Hispanic Black

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 5,712 2,352 37.0 35.5-38.5 3,360 63.0 61.5-64.5
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,114 461 36.1 32.8-39.5 653 63.9 60.5-67.2
GENDER
Male 392 156 32.8 27.8-38.3 236 67.2 61.7-72.2
Female 722 305 38.5 34.3-42.9 417 61.5 57.1-65.7
AGE
18-34 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 193 42 20.4 14.8-27.4 151 79.6 72.6-85.2
45-54 235 104 41.9 35.0-49.2 131 58.1 50.8-65.0
55-64 256 141 58.4 50.9-65.5 115 41.6 34.5-49.1
65-74 175 105 61.9 52.9-70.2 70 38.1 29.8-47.1
75+ 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 398 188 40.7 35.1-46.5 210 59.3 53.5-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 306 114 31.1 25.4-37.4 192 68.9 62.6-74.6
College Graduate 278 86 23.8 18.8-29.6 192 76.2 70.4-81.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 82 45.7 35.9-55.8 77 54.3 44.2-64.1
$15,000- 24,999 254 118 43.2 36.0-50.8 136 56.8 49.2-64.0
$25,000- 34,999 113 34 23.1 16.1-32.0 79 76.9 68.0-83.9
$35,000- 49,999 129 50 33.0 24.0-43.5 79 67.0 56.5-76.0
$50,000- 74,999 113 33 25.9 17.9-35.8 80 74.1 64.2-82.1
$75,000+ 130 38 23.1 16.4-31.7 92 76.9 68.3-83.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 322 184 53.2 46.5-59.8 138 46.8 40.2-53.5
No 756 264 30.0 26.3-34.0 492 70.0 66.0-73.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 65 36.6 28.5-45.7 86 63.4 54.3-71.5
Non-Veteran 963 396 36.0 32.4-39.7 567 64.0 60.3-67.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 415 153 33.5 28.4-39.0 262 66.5 61.0-71.6
Regional City or Suburban 184 76 35.1 27.8-43.3 108 64.9 56.7-72.2
Rural 515 232 39.2 34.1-44.6 283 60.8 55.4-65.9

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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