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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 920 819 82.5 77.9-86.4 101 17.5 13.6-22.1
GENDER
Male 386 326 78.6 71.8-84.1 60 21.4 15.9-28.2
Female 534 493 86.2 79.3-91.1 41 13.8 8.9-20.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 596 538 84.0 78.1-88.5 58 16.0 11.5-21.9
Non-Hispanic Black 253 225 81.0 70.9-88.1 28 19.0 11.9-29.1
Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 228 166 65.6 56.8-73.5 62 34.4 26.5-43.2
44-64 380 354 94.7 91.5-96.7 26 5.3 3.3- 8.5
65+ 302 289 96.6 93.9-98.1 13 3.4 1.9- 6.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 394 337 77.9 70.3-84.0 57 22.1 16.0-29.7
Some College + 521 479 86.9 81.0-91.1 42 13.1 8.9-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 440 377 77.6 70.1-83.6 63 22.4 16.4-29.9
$50,000+ 287 267 90.2 83.8-94.2 20 9.8 5.8-16.2

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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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