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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Cholesterol Awareness

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,018 1,440 28.9 27.0-30.8 3,578 71.1 69.2-73.0
Cumberland County 331 95 27.4 22.3-33.3 236 72.6 66.7-77.7
GENDER
Male 143 38 23.7 17.0-32.2 105 76.3 67.8-83.0
Female 188 57 32.1 24.9-40.2 131 67.9 59.8-75.1
RACE
White 208 62 29.4 22.8-37.0 146 70.6 63.0-77.2
Other 115 31 24.0 16.3-34.0 84 76.0 66.0-83.7
AGE
18-44 156 30 17.5 11.8-25.0 126 82.5 75.0-88.2
45+ 172 64 39.0 31.0-47.6 108 61.0 52.4-69.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 36 25.4 17.7-34.9 94 74.6 65.1-82.3
Some College + 200 59 29.0 22.5-36.5 141 71.0 63.5-77.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 59 27.3 20.7-35.1 133 72.7 64.9-79.3
$50,000+ 77 20 25.6 16.4-37.8 57 74.4 62.2-83.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 353 97 26.5 21.8-31.8 256 73.5 68.2-78.2
Durham 325 70 18.2 14.0-23.3 255 81.8 76.7-86.0
Forsyth 389 109 26.3 21.7-31.4 280 73.7 68.6-78.3
Gaston 394 129 31.3 26.5-36.6 265 68.7 63.4-73.5
Guilford 340 90 24.8 20.0-30.3 250 75.2 69.7-80.0
Mecklenburg 354 93 24.9 20.3-30.1 261 75.1 69.9-79.7
New Hanover 337 95 27.2 22.2-32.9 242 72.8 67.1-77.8
Onslow 333 77 24.5 17.3-33.5 256 75.5 66.5-82.7
Wake 354 91 26.3 21.4-31.8 263 73.7 68.2-78.6
Western NC 505 162 32.9 28.4-37.8 343 67.1 62.2-71.6
Piedmont NC 527 179 31.6 27.0-36.6 348 68.4 63.4-73.0
Eastern NC 476 153 29.2 24.6-34.2 323 70.8 65.8-75.4

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having had cholesterol checked.

#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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