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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 875 777 87.8 85.0-90.1 98 12.2 9.9-15.0
GENDER
Male 378 321 84.2 79.4-88.0 57 15.8 12.0-20.6
Female 497 456 91.1 87.9-93.6 41 8.9 6.4-12.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 518 473 90.2 86.8-92.9 45 9.8 7.1-13.2
Non-Hispanic Black 210 193 89.5 83.1-93.6 17 10.5 6.4-16.9
Other 133 99 73.6 64.4-81.1 34 26.4 18.9-35.6
AGE
18-44 350 277 79.5 74.4-83.8 73 20.5 16.2-25.6
44-64 314 293 92.6 88.3-95.5 21 7.4 4.5-11.7
65+ 196 194 99.4 97.8-99.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 300 250 82.8 77.3-87.2 50 17.2 12.8-22.7
Some College + 572 524 90.6 87.4-93.1 48 9.4 6.9-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 343 289 83.3 78.1-87.5 54 16.7 12.5-21.9
$50,000+ 349 326 92.8 89.1-95.3 23 7.2 4.7-10.9

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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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