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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Males

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
-MALES 2,789 2,381 81.5 79.5-83.4 408 18.5 16.6-20.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,887 1,693 86.5 84.2-88.4 194 13.5 11.6-15.8
Non-Hispanic Black 475 399 79.8 74.7-84.1 76 20.2 15.9-25.3
Other 379 248 59.0 52.6-65.1 131 41.0 34.9-47.4
AGE
18-34 547 327 57.8 52.9-62.5 220 42.2 37.5-47.1
35-44 403 332 84.0 79.5-87.7 71 16.0 12.3-20.5
45-54 516 461 89.3 85.5-92.2 55 10.7 7.8-14.5
55-64 595 558 94.9 92.4-96.6 37 5.1 3.4- 7.6
65-74 445 430 96.5 93.8-98.1 15 3.5 1.9- 6.2
75+ 253 246 96.8 91.6-98.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 318 223 67.8 61.2-73.8 95 32.2 26.2-38.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 808 660 78.1 74.4-81.5 148 21.9 18.5-25.6
Some Post-H.S. 706 618 84.4 80.5-87.7 88 15.6 12.3-19.5
College Graduate 937 862 91.1 88.8-93.0 75 8.9 7.0-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 175 77.5 70.3-83.3 55 22.5 16.7-29.7
$15,000- 24,999 447 346 72.3 66.8-77.2 101 27.7 22.8-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 250 201 76.8 68.3-83.5 49 23.2 16.5-31.7
$35,000- 49,999 336 297 82.2 75.9-87.1 39 17.8 12.9-24.1
$50,000- 74,999 398 350 85.1 79.1-89.6 48 14.9 10.4-20.9
$75,000+ 692 656 93.4 90.7-95.3 36 6.6 4.7- 9.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 675 620 89.6 85.9-92.4 55 10.4 7.6-14.1
No 2,048 1,706 79.4 77.0-81.6 342 20.6 18.4-23.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 764 720 92.3 89.5-94.4 44 7.7 5.6-10.5
Non-Veteran 2,014 1,650 78.1 75.7-80.4 364 21.9 19.6-24.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 826 699 80.8 77.2-84.0 127 19.2 16.0-22.8
Regional City or Suburban 620 530 82.5 78.2-86.1 90 17.5 13.9-21.8
Rural 1,343 1,152 81.5 78.5-84.2 191 18.5 15.8-21.5

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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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