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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Cholesterol Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,746 5,458 36.3 35.2-37.3 8,288 63.7 62.7-64.8
-Alamance County 360 154 40.2 34.1-46.6 206 59.8 53.4-65.9
GENDER
Male 109 49 39.2 28.6-51.0 60 60.8 49.0-71.4
Female 251 105 40.8 33.9-48.0 146 59.2 52.0-66.1
RACE
White 281 121 42.0 35.1-49.2 160 58.0 50.8-64.9
Other 77 33 35.6 23.9-49.4 44 64.4 50.6-76.1
AGE
18-44 106 27 22.5 14.8-32.5 79 77.5 67.5-85.2
45+ 253 127 52.9 45.7-60.0 126 47.1 40.0-54.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 74 44.9 35.1-55.2 84 55.1 44.8-64.9
Some College + 199 78 36.5 28.9-44.8 121 63.5 55.2-71.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 86 42.1 34.3-50.3 115 57.9 49.7-65.7
$50,000+ 100 40 36.8 26.2-48.8 60 63.2 51.2-73.8

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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