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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Females

Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you EVER had your blood cholesterol checked?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,523 5,753 84.1 82.9-85.3 770 15.9 14.7-17.1
-FEMALES 3,734 3,372 86.6 84.9-88.0 362 13.4 12.0-15.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,502 2,319 89.3 87.4-91.0 183 10.7 9.0-12.6
Non-Hispanic Black 794 724 87.2 83.6-90.1 70 12.8 9.9-16.4
Other 398 292 69.4 63.5-74.8 106 30.6 25.2-36.5
AGE
18-34 606 392 62.9 58.2-67.4 214 37.1 32.6-41.8
35-44 510 451 89.7 86.4-92.3 59 10.3 7.7-13.6
45-54 642 593 92.7 90.3-94.6 49 7.3 5.4- 9.7
55-64 731 708 97.5 96.0-98.5 23 2.5 1.5- 4.0
65-74 689 681 99.1 98.0-99.6 *** *** ***
75+ 495 487 98.7 97.2-99.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 379 322 81.4 75.3-86.3 57 18.6 13.7-24.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,007 894 84.5 81.1-87.3 113 15.5 12.7-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,093 990 87.0 84.2-89.4 103 13.0 10.6-15.8
College Graduate 1,246 1,159 90.9 88.6-92.8 87 9.1 7.2-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 412 348 76.7 70.5-82.0 64 23.3 18.0-29.5
$15,000- 24,999 626 539 81.9 77.2-85.8 87 18.1 14.2-22.8
$25,000- 34,999 323 289 87.1 81.8-91.0 34 12.9 9.0-18.2
$35,000- 49,999 392 360 89.5 84.5-93.0 32 10.5 7.0-15.5
$50,000- 74,999 401 367 89.0 84.3-92.4 34 11.0 7.6-15.7
$75,000+ 714 676 92.1 88.9-94.4 38 7.9 5.6-11.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,058 1,010 94.7 92.7-96.1 48 5.3 3.9- 7.3
No 2,605 2,301 83.8 81.7-85.7 304 16.2 14.3-18.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 118 93.6 85.6-97.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,603 3,249 86.4 84.7-87.9 354 13.6 12.1-15.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,091 971 86.5 83.9-88.8 120 13.5 11.2-16.1
Regional City or Suburban 793 713 85.6 81.9-88.7 80 14.4 11.3-18.1
Rural 1,850 1,688 87.1 84.5-89.3 162 12.9 10.7-15.5

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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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