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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,193 1,059 84.6 81.7-87.2 134 15.4 12.8-18.3
GENDER
Male 504 435 82.4 77.7-86.4 69 17.6 13.6-22.3
Female 689 624 86.7 82.8-89.8 65 13.3 10.2-17.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 785 727 88.5 84.7-91.5 58 11.5 8.5-15.3
Non-Hispanic Black 234 207 85.2 78.7-90.0 27 14.8 10.0-21.3
Other 150 105 66.4 57.2-74.5 45 33.6 25.5-42.8
AGE
18-44 397 292 71.6 66.1-76.5 105 28.4 23.5-33.9
44-64 475 450 94.8 91.9-96.7 25 5.2 3.3- 8.1
65+ 303 300 98.9 96.1-99.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 431 359 77.4 71.7-82.3 72 22.6 17.7-28.3
Some College + 754 692 89.4 86.3-91.9 62 10.6 8.1-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 513 433 80.6 76.1-84.5 80 19.4 15.5-23.9
$50,000+ 423 395 90.3 85.1-93.9 28 9.7 6.1-14.9

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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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