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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 363 130 31.6 26.3-37.5 233 68.4 62.5-73.7
GENDER
Male 132 44 30.2 22.2-39.6 88 69.8 60.4-77.8
Female 231 86 33.0 26.4-40.4 145 67.0 59.6-73.6
RACE
White 227 88 34.0 27.1-41.5 139 66.0 58.5-72.9
Other 133 42 29.0 20.8-38.9 91 71.0 61.1-79.2
AGE
18-44 139 27 18.7 12.3-27.3 112 81.3 72.7-87.7
45+ 220 102 45.4 37.9-53.1 118 54.6 46.9-62.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 46 32.0 23.1-42.4 75 68.0 57.6-76.9
Some College + 241 84 31.5 25.1-38.8 157 68.5 61.2-74.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 70 30.9 23.4-39.6 123 69.1 60.4-76.6
$50,000+ 132 49 34.9 26.6-44.2 83 65.1 55.8-73.4

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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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