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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Cholesterol Awareness

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 987 884 86.2 82.6-89.1 103 13.8 10.9-17.4
Region 3 588 531 85.2 80.0-89.2 57 14.8 10.8-20.0
Region 4 1,193 1,059 84.6 81.7-87.2 134 15.4 12.8-18.3
Region 5 810 692 82.8 79.4-85.8 118 17.2 14.2-20.6
Region 6 499 433 83.1 78.5-86.8 66 16.9 13.2-21.5
Region 7 875 777 87.8 85.0-90.1 98 12.2 9.9-15.0
Region 8 651 558 77.6 73.1-81.6 93 22.4 18.4-26.9
Region 9 & 10 920 819 82.5 77.9-86.4 101 17.5 13.6-22.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,153 1,871 80.7 78.2-83.0 282 19.3 17.0-21.8
Piedmont 3,270 2,896 85.3 83.6-86.8 374 14.7 13.2-16.4
Western NC 1,100 986 86.3 82.9-89.0 114 13.7 11.0-17.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 824 737 85.6 81.6-88.9 87 14.4 11.1-18.4
Northwest 969 880 86.1 82.4-89.1 89 13.9 10.9-17.6
Charlotte 995 877 84.4 81.2-87.1 118 15.6 12.9-18.8
Greensboro 601 523 85.0 81.1-88.2 78 15.0 11.8-18.9
Southern Regional 585 498 80.2 75.7-83.9 87 19.8 16.1-24.3
Southeast 374 332 81.3 75.2-86.2 42 18.7 13.8-24.8
Wake 987 867 86.2 83.5-88.5 120 13.8 11.5-16.5
Area L & Eastern 1,188 1,039 81.0 77.3-84.2 149 19.0 15.8-22.7

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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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