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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Non-Hispanic White

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,389 4,012 87.9 86.5-89.3 377 12.1 10.7-13.5
GENDER
Male 1,887 1,693 86.5 84.2-88.4 194 13.5 11.6-15.8
Female 2,502 2,319 89.3 87.4-91.0 183 10.7 9.0-12.6
AGE
18-34 635 417 64.3 59.8-68.6 218 35.7 31.4-40.2
35-44 496 445 90.4 86.9-93.1 51 9.6 6.9-13.1
45-54 751 698 92.8 90.3-94.7 53 7.2 5.3- 9.7
55-64 932 902 97.1 95.5-98.2 30 2.9 1.8- 4.5
65-74 909 892 98.1 96.6-98.9 17 1.9 1.1- 3.4
75+ 622 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 278 83.4 76.1-88.8 33 16.6 11.2-23.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,112 990 85.0 81.9-87.5 122 15.0 12.5-18.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,279 1,169 88.4 86.0-90.5 110 11.6 9.5-14.0
College Graduate 1,669 1,559 91.7 89.9-93.2 110 8.3 6.8-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 277 82.5 76.4-87.2 43 17.5 12.8-23.6
$15,000- 24,999 561 496 83.7 78.8-87.7 65 16.3 12.3-21.2
$25,000- 34,999 356 318 86.6 81.0-90.6 38 13.4 9.4-19.0
$35,000- 49,999 513 465 86.5 81.8-90.2 48 13.5 9.8-18.2
$50,000- 74,999 610 552 88.1 83.7-91.5 58 11.9 8.5-16.3
$75,000+ 1,158 1,099 92.7 90.5-94.5 59 7.3 5.5- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,224 1,171 94.3 92.3-95.8 53 5.7 4.2- 7.7
No 3,087 2,771 85.8 83.9-87.4 316 14.2 12.6-16.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 660 625 92.8 89.8-95.0 35 7.2 5.0-10.2
Non-Veteran 3,724 3,382 87.1 85.5-88.6 342 12.9 11.4-14.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,095 1,000 88.6 85.8-91.0 95 11.4 9.0-14.2
Regional City or Suburban 1,036 945 88.3 85.5-90.6 91 11.7 9.4-14.5
Rural 2,258 2,067 87.3 85.1-89.3 191 12.7 10.7-14.9

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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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