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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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
Piedmont NC 527 179 31.6 27.0-36.6 348 68.4 63.4-73.0
GENDER
Male 184 49 24.5 18.3-31.9 135 75.5 68.1-81.7
Female 343 130 37.0 30.6-43.9 213 63.0 56.1-69.4
RACE
White 447 144 30.7 25.7-36.2 303 69.3 63.8-74.3
Other 73 31 35.3 24.0-48.5 42 64.7 51.5-76.0
AGE
18-44 192 40 21.4 15.1-29.4 152 78.6 70.6-84.9
45+ 332 137 38.1 32.1-44.5 195 61.9 55.5-67.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 268 101 33.7 27.4-40.6 167 66.3 59.4-72.6
Some College + 257 77 29.5 23.3-36.5 180 70.5 63.5-76.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 297 107 33.7 27.7-40.3 190 66.3 59.7-72.3
$50,000+ 135 36 24.9 17.4-34.3 99 75.1 65.7-82.6
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
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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