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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 499 433 83.1 78.5-86.8 66 16.9 13.2-21.5
GENDER
Male 217 183 80.6 73.2-86.4 34 19.4 13.6-26.8
Female 282 250 85.4 79.4-89.8 32 14.6 10.2-20.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 274 248 87.5 81.8-91.6 26 12.5 8.4-18.2
Non-Hispanic Black 147 128 86.5 78.2-92.0 19 13.5 8.0-21.8
Other 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 175 133 72.4 64.0-79.4 42 27.6 20.6-36.0
44-64 195 173 88.8 83.1-92.8 22 11.2 7.2-16.9
65+ 122 121 99.1 93.7-99.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 207 170 79.8 72.5-85.6 37 20.2 14.4-27.5
Some College + 291 263 86.9 81.1-91.2 28 13.1 8.8-18.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 186 77.0 69.6-83.0 44 23.0 17.0-30.4
$50,000+ 160 147 88.1 80.4-93.1 13 11.9 6.9-19.6

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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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