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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease+

Within the past 12 months, has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional told you to...
Eating fewer high fat or high cholesterol foods?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,923 869 30.4 27.8-33.1 2,054 69.6 66.9-72.2
GENDER
Male 1,113 325 29.8 25.8-34.3 788 70.2 65.7-74.2
Female 1,810 544 31.0 27.8-34.3 1,266 69.0 65.7-72.2
RACE
White 2,248 643 28.0 25.3-30.9 1,605 72.0 69.1-74.7
African American 522 191 40.0 33.6-46.8 331 60.0 53.2-66.4
Other Minorities 109 24 30.9 16.4-50.4 85 69.1 49.6-83.6
HISPANIC
Yes 83 15 27.5 11.1-53.6 68 72.5 46.4-88.9
No 2,832 850 30.5 27.9-33.1 1,982 69.5 66.9-72.1
AGE
18-24 250 34 17.8 10.2-29.1 216 82.2 70.9-89.8
25-34 554 101 19.0 14.2-24.9 453 81.0 75.1-85.8
35-44 598 153 31.5 25.8-37.8 445 68.5 62.2-74.2
45-54 530 186 35.5 28.9-42.7 344 64.5 57.3-71.1
55-64 410 175 41.7 34.9-48.7 235 58.3 51.3-65.1
65+ 557 212 36.8 31.4-42.5 345 63.2 57.5-68.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 126 33.2 25.5-41.9 268 66.8 58.1-74.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 900 299 33.3 28.7-38.2 601 66.7 61.8-71.3
Some Post-H.S. 748 217 31.3 26.7-36.4 531 68.7 63.6-73.3
College Graduate 872 225 24.8 20.6-29.5 647 75.2 70.5-79.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 102 37.2 28.7-46.5 184 62.8 53.5-71.3
$15,000- 24,999 489 142 28.6 22.7-35.3 347 71.4 64.7-77.3
$25,000- 34,999 391 113 25.4 19.7-32.2 278 74.6 67.8-80.3
$35,000- 49,999 458 121 27.5 22.0-33.8 337 72.5 66.2-78.0
$50,000+ 762 224 32.7 27.4-38.5 538 67.3 61.5-72.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 196 53 24.4 18.4-31.6 143 75.6 68.4-81.6
Cumberland 209 60 33.9 19.5-52.1 149 66.1 47.9-80.5
Durham 177 63 31.1 22.7-40.9 114 68.9 59.1-77.3
Forsyth 215 58 24.4 18.3-31.8 157 75.6 68.2-81.7
Gaston 218 56 25.5 19.7-32.4 162 74.5 67.6-80.3
Guilford 206 60 30.1 23.1-38.2 146 69.9 61.8-76.9
Mecklenburg 205 60 30.3 23.6-37.9 145 69.7 62.1-76.4
New Hanover 200 54 23.9 18.0-31.1 146 76.1 68.9-82.0
Onslow 207 63 24.9 18.4-32.9 144 75.1 67.1-81.6
Wake 206 60 27.8 21.4-35.2 146 72.2 64.8-78.6
Western NC 289 91 30.2 24.6-36.5 198 69.8 63.5-75.4
Piedmont NC 328 101 30.2 24.7-36.3 227 69.8 63.7-75.3
Eastern NC 267 90 34.5 27.7-42.1 177 65.5 57.9-72.3

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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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