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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 588 531 85.2 80.0-89.2 57 14.8 10.8-20.0
GENDER
Male 258 225 80.5 71.4-87.1 33 19.5 12.9-28.6
Female 330 306 89.4 83.7-93.2 24 10.6 6.8-16.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 461 429 89.8 85.1-93.1 32 10.2 6.9-14.9
Non-Hispanic Black 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 165 122 68.5 58.2-77.3 43 31.5 22.7-41.8
44-64 230 220 95.9 92.3-97.9 *** *** ***
65+ 187 183 97.8 94.0-99.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 207 80.7 72.8-86.7 32 19.3 13.3-27.2
Some College + 347 323 89.2 81.6-93.9 24 10.8 6.1-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 263 80.9 72.5-87.2 36 19.1 12.8-27.5
$50,000+ 184 175 93.2 86.6-96.7 *** *** ***

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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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