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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 810 692 82.8 79.4-85.8 118 17.2 14.2-20.6
GENDER
Male 348 289 81.1 75.8-85.5 59 18.9 14.5-24.2
Female 462 403 84.5 79.8-88.2 59 15.5 11.8-20.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 487 434 86.9 82.8-90.2 53 13.1 9.8-17.2
Non-Hispanic Black 186 165 83.5 75.4-89.3 21 16.5 10.7-24.6
Other 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 300 206 68.4 62.1-74.1 94 31.6 25.9-37.9
44-64 287 268 93.0 88.3-95.9 19 7.0 4.1-11.7
65+ 210 205 97.5 93.8-99.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 286 229 77.9 71.7-83.1 57 22.1 16.9-28.3
Some College + 519 458 86.1 81.9-89.4 61 13.9 10.6-18.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 345 285 80.6 75.1-85.2 60 19.4 14.8-24.9
$50,000+ 294 268 90.0 85.1-93.4 26 10.0 6.6-14.9

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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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