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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

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 6,107 5,046 79.0 77.3-80.7 1,061 21.0 19.3-22.7
Cumberland County 423 333 70.2 59.7-78.9 90 29.8 21.1-40.3
GENDER
Male 174 144 69.8 51.4-83.5 30 30.2 16.5-48.6
Female 249 189 70.6 63.5-76.7 60 29.4 23.3-36.5
RACE
White 249 209 81.2 74.0-86.7 40 18.8 13.3-26.0
Other 161 116 56.9 39.6-72.7 45 43.1 27.3-60.4
AGE
18-44 237 158 57.9 45.1-69.7 79 42.1 30.3-54.9
45+ 183 172 93.5 88.0-96.5 11 6.5 3.5-12.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 131 62.1 44.0-77.4 50 37.9 22.6-56.0
Some College + 241 201 77.2 69.1-83.7 40 22.8 16.3-30.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 258 194 71.5 64.1-77.9 64 28.5 22.1-35.9
$50,000+ 84 77 84.9 64.8-94.5 7 15.1 5.5-35.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 419 353 81.3 76.0-85.6 66 18.7 14.4-24.0
Durham 394 327 78.1 70.6-84.0 67 21.9 16.0-29.4
Forsyth 449 391 86.5 82.3-89.9 58 13.5 10.1-17.7
Gaston 464 397 83.0 78.4-86.8 67 17.0 13.2-21.6
Guilford 406 342 84.5 80.3-88.0 64 15.5 12.0-19.7
Mecklenburg 424 355 80.8 75.6-85.2 69 19.2 14.8-24.4
New Hanover 402 340 79.2 70.4-85.9 62 20.8 14.1-29.6
Onslow 428 333 72.5 64.7-79.1 95 27.5 20.9-35.3
Wake 422 355 80.4 74.9-84.9 67 19.6 15.1-25.1
Western NC 610 509 81.7 77.8-85.0 101 18.3 15.0-22.2
Piedmont NC 658 533 79.3 75.0-83.1 125 20.7 16.9-25.0
Eastern NC 608 478 75.6 71.0-79.7 130 24.4 20.3-29.0

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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