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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 987 884 86.2 82.6-89.1 103 13.8 10.9-17.4
GENDER
Male 426 377 87.1 82.1-90.8 49 12.9 9.2-17.9
Female 561 507 85.4 80.0-89.5 54 14.6 10.5-20.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 834 774 89.3 85.6-92.1 60 10.7 7.9-14.4
Non-Hispanic Black 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 246 172 70.0 62.1-76.8 74 30.0 23.2-37.9
44-64 361 338 94.5 91.1-96.6 23 5.5 3.4- 8.9
65+ 369 363 97.7 93.5-99.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 382 325 81.2 74.8-86.2 57 18.8 13.8-25.2
Some College + 602 556 90.2 86.2-93.2 46 9.8 6.8-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 497 428 81.8 76.2-86.3 69 18.2 13.7-23.8
$50,000+ 300 281 92.5 86.9-95.8 19 7.5 4.2-13.1

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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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