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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,354 1,389 37.3 35.3-39.2 1,965 62.7 60.8-64.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,304 991 38.7 36.3-41.1 1,313 61.3 58.9-63.7
Non-Hispanic Black 722 305 38.5 34.3-42.9 417 61.5 57.1-65.7
Other 292 82 24.8 19.5-31.0 210 75.2 69.0-80.5
AGE
18-34 392 35 7.9 5.5-11.4 357 92.1 88.6-94.5
35-44 450 103 25.3 20.6-30.6 347 74.7 69.4-79.4
45-54 592 222 38.0 33.5-42.6 370 62.0 57.4-66.5
55-64 706 357 52.7 48.3-57.1 349 47.3 42.9-51.7
65-74 675 374 56.5 51.9-61.0 301 43.5 39.0-48.1
75+ 480 279 57.3 52.1-62.4 201 42.7 37.6-47.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 322 171 50.4 43.6-57.2 151 49.6 42.8-56.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 885 430 42.7 38.9-46.6 455 57.3 53.4-61.1
Some Post-H.S. 986 423 36.8 33.4-40.3 563 63.2 59.7-66.6
College Graduate 1,154 362 26.3 23.6-29.3 792 73.7 70.7-76.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 347 180 46.1 39.7-52.7 167 53.9 47.3-60.3
$15,000- 24,999 536 257 44.9 39.8-50.1 279 55.1 49.9-60.2
$25,000- 34,999 288 109 33.0 26.9-39.7 179 67.0 60.3-73.1
$35,000- 49,999 360 159 37.9 32.2-44.0 201 62.1 56.0-67.8
$50,000- 74,999 367 137 34.0 28.1-40.3 230 66.0 59.7-71.9
$75,000+ 674 217 29.8 26.0-33.9 457 70.2 66.1-74.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,003 588 56.0 52.2-59.8 415 44.0 40.2-47.8
No 2,290 779 29.9 27.7-32.1 1,511 70.1 67.9-72.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 118 48 38.3 29.0-48.7 70 61.7 51.3-71.0
Non-Veteran 3,231 1,340 37.2 35.2-39.3 1,891 62.8 60.7-64.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 966 335 32.8 29.5-36.3 631 67.2 63.7-70.5
Regional City or Suburban 709 292 37.1 33.1-41.2 417 62.9 58.8-66.9
Rural 1,679 762 40.8 37.9-43.8 917 59.2 56.2-62.1

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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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