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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 651 558 77.6 73.1-81.6 93 22.4 18.4-26.9
GENDER
Male 272 225 73.7 66.5-79.9 47 26.3 20.1-33.5
Female 379 333 81.5 75.6-86.2 46 18.5 13.8-24.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 434 389 84.4 79.4-88.4 45 15.6 11.6-20.6
Non-Hispanic Black 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 205 134 58.8 51.0-66.1 71 41.2 33.9-49.0
44-64 242 224 92.1 87.1-95.3 18 7.9 4.7-12.9
65+ 193 189 95.7 86.9-98.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 273 222 73.3 66.1-79.5 51 26.7 20.5-33.9
Some College + 376 334 81.3 75.3-86.1 42 18.7 13.9-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 307 254 74.1 67.3-79.9 53 25.9 20.1-32.7
$50,000+ 208 190 85.8 77.8-91.2 18 14.2 8.8-22.2

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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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