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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,984 1,689 38.3 36.5-40.1 2,295 61.7 59.9-63.5
GENDER
Male 1,680 698 37.9 35.2-40.7 982 62.1 59.3-64.8
Female 2,304 991 38.7 36.3-41.1 1,313 61.3 58.9-63.7
AGE
18-34 417 42 10.6 7.6-14.8 375 89.4 85.2-92.4
35-44 445 119 27.9 23.3-33.2 326 72.1 66.8-76.7
45-54 695 258 37.8 33.7-42.0 437 62.2 58.0-66.3
55-64 899 434 48.1 44.3-52.0 465 51.9 48.0-55.7
65-74 885 480 55.3 51.2-59.3 405 44.7 40.7-48.8
75+ 601 339 54.8 50.0-59.5 262 45.2 40.5-50.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 158 55.5 48.2-62.5 118 44.5 37.5-51.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 980 472 40.5 37.0-44.1 508 59.5 55.9-63.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,163 498 36.8 33.7-40.1 665 63.2 59.9-66.3
College Graduate 1,550 556 32.3 29.8-35.0 994 67.7 65.0-70.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 147 49.5 42.4-56.7 127 50.5 43.3-57.6
$15,000- 24,999 492 240 47.0 41.5-52.5 252 53.0 47.5-58.5
$25,000- 34,999 316 146 43.5 36.8-50.5 170 56.5 49.5-63.2
$35,000- 49,999 465 203 38.7 33.5-44.2 262 61.3 55.8-66.5
$50,000- 74,999 550 212 33.9 29.3-38.9 338 66.1 61.1-70.7
$75,000+ 1,095 410 34.4 31.2-37.7 685 65.6 62.3-68.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,160 690 56.9 53.2-60.4 470 43.1 39.6-46.8
No 2,754 975 31.3 29.3-33.4 1,779 68.7 66.6-70.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 618 298 45.1 40.5-49.9 320 54.9 50.1-59.5
Non-Veteran 3,362 1,389 37.1 35.2-39.1 1,973 62.9 60.9-64.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 992 370 36.0 32.6-39.5 622 64.0 60.5-67.4
Regional City or Suburban 937 386 36.9 33.5-40.5 551 63.1 59.5-66.5
Rural 2,055 933 40.6 38.0-43.3 1,122 59.4 56.7-62.0

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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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