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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford 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
Guilford County 340 90 24.8 20.0-30.3 250 75.2 69.7-80.0
GENDER
Male 122 32 24.2 16.8-33.5 90 75.8 66.5-83.2
Female 218 58 25.4 19.6-32.2 160 74.6 67.8-80.4
RACE
White 243 71 28.0 22.3-34.6 172 72.0 65.4-77.7
Other 94 19 19.4 11.6-30.7 75 80.6 69.3-88.4
AGE
18-44 142 23 15.5 9.7-23.9 119 84.5 76.1-90.3
45+ 193 65 32.7 25.8-40.6 128 67.3 59.4-74.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 39 31.6 22.6-42.2 81 68.4 57.8-77.4
Some College + 217 51 21.3 16.0-27.6 166 78.7 72.4-84.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 40 21.6 15.2-29.7 126 78.4 70.3-84.8
$50,000+ 103 28 28.3 19.9-38.6 75 71.7 61.4-80.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 353 97 26.5 21.8-31.8 256 73.5 68.2-78.2
Cumberland 331 95 27.4 22.3-33.3 236 72.6 66.7-77.7
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
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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