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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Risk Factors

Cholesterol check within the last five years*

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  Total
Respond.#
Checked Not Checked Never Checked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,049 4,796 75.1 73.2-76.8 192 3.7 3.0- 4.6 1,061 21.2 19.5-23.0
Piedmont NC 652 500 75.0 70.5-79.0 27 4.0 2.6- 6.1 125 21.0 17.2-25.4
GENDER
Male 236 174 73.1 65.7-79.4 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2 52 22.7 16.7-29.9
Female 416 326 76.5 70.7-81.4 17 3.8 2.2- 6.4 73 19.7 15.1-25.3
RACE
White 539 422 77.8 73.1-82.0 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 93 17.7 13.9-22.2
Other 103 70 60.9 48.6-71.9 3 2.0 0.5- 7.4 30 37.1 26.2-49.5
AGE
18-44 276 174 61.2 53.8-68.1 15 5.4 3.1- 9.4 87 33.4 26.8-40.7
45+ 372 322 86.2 81.1-90.0 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4 38 11.0 7.5-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 337 253 71.3 64.9-77.0 12 3.9 2.1- 7.1 72 24.8 19.4-31.2
Some College + 312 245 79.0 72.6-84.3 15 4.2 2.3- 7.4 52 16.8 12.0-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 378 285 72.7 67.0-77.8 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 78 23.2 18.4-28.8
$50,000+ 157 125 81.2 71.6-88.1 8 4.0 1.8- 8.8 24 14.8 8.6-24.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 418 343 78.9 73.5-83.5 9 2.4 1.1- 5.1 66 18.7 14.4-24.0
Cumberland 419 323 68.4 58.0-77.2 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1 90 30.3 21.5-40.8
Durham 391 315 76.0 68.6-82.1 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9 67 22.1 16.1-29.6
Forsyth 443 376 84.6 80.3-88.2 9 1.7 0.9- 3.5 58 13.6 10.2-17.9
Gaston 461 383 80.6 75.9-84.6 11 2.3 1.2- 4.3 67 17.1 13.3-21.7
Guilford 402 327 81.2 76.6-85.1 11 3.2 1.6- 6.2 64 15.6 12.1-19.9
Mecklenburg 420 339 77.4 72.0-82.1 12 3.3 1.7- 6.1 69 19.3 14.9-24.6
New Hanover 398 321 75.8 67.3-82.6 15 3.2 1.8- 5.5 62 21.0 14.3-29.9
Onslow 422 310 65.9 57.4-73.4 17 6.1 2.1-16.6 95 28.0 21.3-35.8
Wake 417 336 76.3 70.6-81.2 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 67 20.0 15.4-25.5
Western NC 608 480 77.3 73.2-81.0 27 4.3 2.8- 6.4 101 18.4 15.0-22.3
Piedmont NC 652 500 75.0 70.5-79.0 27 4.0 2.6- 6.1 125 21.0 17.2-25.4
Eastern NC 598 443 70.7 65.8-75.2 25 4.5 2.7- 7.4 130 24.8 20.7-29.5

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* Data in this table were derived from the cholesterol awareness questions 1 and 2.

#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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