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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,669 4,598 78.9 77.6-80.2 578 11.4 10.4-12.4 352 7.0 6.2- 7.8 141 2.7 2.3- 3.3
-Non-Hispanic White 3,953 3,189 78.3 76.7-79.9 405 11.6 10.4-12.9 254 7.1 6.2- 8.2 105 3.0 2.4- 3.7
GENDER
Male 1,671 1,318 77.0 74.4-79.3 168 11.2 9.5-13.3 129 8.1 6.7- 9.8 56 3.7 2.8- 5.0
Female 2,282 1,871 79.5 77.3-81.5 237 11.9 10.3-13.6 125 6.3 5.1- 7.7 49 2.3 1.7- 3.3
AGE
18-34 408 249 62.2 56.7-67.5 81 19.8 15.7-24.7 59 13.8 10.4-18.1 19 4.1 2.5- 6.5
35-44 441 295 69.8 64.8-74.3 80 17.1 13.6-21.3 47 9.3 6.8-12.6 19 3.8 2.3- 6.2
45-54 690 511 74.8 70.9-78.4 88 12.1 9.6-15.1 60 8.0 6.0-10.5 31 5.1 3.4- 7.7
55-64 895 744 82.0 78.8-84.8 82 10.2 8.0-12.9 47 5.1 3.6- 7.1 22 2.7 1.7- 4.3
65-74 884 805 92.4 90.2-94.2 44 4.2 2.9- 5.9 26 2.7 1.7- 4.4 *** *** ***
75+ 592 549 92.3 89.4-94.5 24 3.9 2.4- 6.1 14 3.1 1.8- 5.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 242 88.8 83.8-92.4 17 5.2 3.0- 8.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 968 790 76.4 72.7-79.8 95 13.0 10.3-16.2 57 7.4 5.5- 9.9 26 3.2 2.0- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,156 937 78.0 74.9-80.7 108 11.4 9.3-13.9 76 7.4 5.7- 9.4 35 3.3 2.2- 4.7
College Graduate 1,538 1,208 76.5 73.9-78.9 184 13.0 11.2-15.1 111 7.9 6.4- 9.6 35 2.6 1.8- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 221 82.3 75.9-87.3 28 7.7 5.0-11.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 488 401 79.6 74.5-83.9 38 10.5 7.2-15.0 32 6.9 4.5-10.4 17 3.0 1.8- 5.1
$25,000- 34,999 316 239 72.8 66.1-78.7 41 13.4 9.5-18.7 24 10.0 6.2-15.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 462 377 79.5 74.6-83.7 44 11.8 8.4-16.2 29 6.0 4.0- 8.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 546 431 77.6 72.9-81.6 63 12.8 9.6-16.9 37 6.1 4.2- 8.9 15 3.4 2.0- 5.9
$75,000+ 1,093 867 76.8 73.7-79.7 128 12.7 10.6-15.3 77 7.7 6.1- 9.8 21 2.7 1.6- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,143 1,002 87.0 84.4-89.2 85 7.1 5.5- 9.1 37 3.9 2.7- 5.7 19 2.0 1.2- 3.2
No 2,741 2,132 75.0 72.9-77.0 313 13.4 11.8-15.1 215 8.4 7.2- 9.7 81 3.2 2.5- 4.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 614 533 86.1 82.6-89.0 41 7.1 5.1-10.0 26 4.8 3.1- 7.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,334 2,652 76.9 75.1-78.7 363 12.3 11.0-13.8 228 7.6 6.5- 8.8 91 3.2 2.5- 4.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 986 779 79.1 76.1-81.8 107 10.9 8.9-13.3 72 7.2 5.6- 9.2 28 2.8 1.8- 4.2
Regional City or Suburban 934 728 75.1 71.6-78.3 112 12.7 10.4-15.5 65 8.5 6.5-11.1 29 3.6 2.4- 5.4
Rural 2,033 1,682 79.7 77.2-81.9 186 11.3 9.5-13.4 117 6.3 5.0- 7.8 48 2.8 1.9- 3.9

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*Asked of those 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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