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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,049 3,883 61.1 59.1-63.0 610 9.7 8.6-10.8 303 4.3 3.7- 5.0 192 3.7 3.0- 4.6 1,061 21.2 19.5-23.0
Guilford County 402 265 66.5 61.1-71.5 43 10.6 7.6-14.5 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 11 3.2 1.6- 6.2 64 15.6 12.1-19.9
GENDER
Male 142 91 65.8 56.8-73.9 15 11.0 6.4-18.2 11 6.7 3.6-12.4 6 4.6 1.8-11.0 19 11.9 7.4-18.5
Female 260 174 67.1 60.5-73.1 28 10.2 6.9-15.0 8 2.0 1.0- 4.1 5 2.0 0.8- 4.8 45 18.8 14.0-24.7
RACE
White 272 175 64.4 57.8-70.5 40 15.5 11.1-21.2 16 4.7 2.8- 8.0 9 3.1 1.6- 5.9 32 12.3 8.6-17.4
Other 125 87 69.9 60.1-78.2 3 2.5 0.7- 7.8 3 3.3 1.0-10.2 2 3.4 0.8-12.9 30 20.9 14.4-29.4
AGE
18-44 188 94 53.2 45.0-61.2 25 13.4 8.7-19.9 15 6.8 3.8-11.7 7 3.9 1.8- 8.1 47 22.9 17.1-29.9
45+ 209 167 79.7 72.7-85.3 17 7.7 4.6-12.7 4 1.6 0.5- 4.9 4 2.5 0.7- 8.6 17 8.5 5.1-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 104 73.2 64.4-80.5 7 4.7 1.9-11.3 4 1.8 0.6- 4.7 4 2.5 0.9- 6.4 25 17.9 12.0-25.9
Some College + 254 159 62.4 55.4-68.9 35 14.1 9.9-19.6 15 5.7 3.2- 9.9 7 3.6 1.5- 8.4 38 14.2 10.2-19.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 135 64.3 56.6-71.4 18 8.7 5.1-14.4 6 3.1 1.3- 7.4 6 3.7 1.5- 9.2 45 20.1 14.9-26.6
$50,000+ 112 76 66.5 56.6-75.1 17 15.8 9.8-24.5 6 5.3 2.3-12.1 4 3.5 1.3- 9.0 9 8.9 4.6-16.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 418 262 60.2 54.6-65.6 53 11.7 8.7-15.5 28 6.9 4.7-10.2 9 2.4 1.1- 5.1 66 18.7 14.4-24.0
Cumberland 419 267 55.7 47.1-64.0 42 9.7 6.9-13.4 14 3.0 1.5- 5.6 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1 90 30.3 21.5-40.8
Durham 391 256 61.7 54.7-68.3 41 10.2 7.2-14.3 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9 67 22.1 16.1-29.6
Forsyth 443 325 72.9 67.5-77.7 36 8.4 5.3-13.0 15 3.3 1.9- 5.7 9 1.7 0.9- 3.5 58 13.6 10.2-17.9
Gaston 461 317 67.1 62.0-71.8 48 9.6 7.1-12.9 18 3.9 2.4- 6.4 11 2.3 1.2- 4.3 67 17.1 13.3-21.7
Mecklenburg 420 257 57.4 52.0-62.7 54 13.7 10.1-18.3 28 6.3 4.3- 9.3 12 3.3 1.7- 6.1 69 19.3 14.9-24.6
New Hanover 398 260 59.7 52.3-66.6 42 11.4 8.1-15.9 19 4.7 2.9- 7.6 15 3.2 1.8- 5.5 62 21.0 14.3-29.9
Onslow 422 241 51.2 44.0-58.4 43 8.9 6.2-12.6 26 5.8 3.7- 8.9 17 6.1 2.1-16.6 95 28.0 21.3-35.8
Wake 417 253 56.2 50.5-61.8 49 12.3 9.0-16.6 34 7.8 5.3-11.3 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 67 20.0 15.4-25.5
Western NC 608 398 63.6 59.1-67.9 51 9.1 6.6-12.5 31 4.6 3.1- 6.8 27 4.3 2.8- 6.4 101 18.4 15.0-22.3
Piedmont NC 652 418 63.2 58.5-67.8 54 8.5 6.3-11.4 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9 27 4.0 2.6- 6.1 125 21.0 17.2-25.4
Eastern NC 598 364 58.7 53.7-63.5 54 8.6 6.3-11.6 25 3.5 2.2- 5.6 25 4.5 2.7- 7.4 130 24.8 20.7-29.5

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*Adults who have never had blood cholesterol checked are included in the denominator.

#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.

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