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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 364 143 34.4 29.0-40.3 221 65.6 59.7-71.0
GENDER
Male 142 63 37.9 28.9-47.7 79 62.1 52.3-71.1
Female 222 80 31.1 24.8-38.2 142 68.9 61.8-75.2
RACE
White 320 127 35.9 30.2-42.0 193 64.1 58.0-69.8
Other 42 16 28.0 14.3-47.6 26 72.0 52.4-85.7
AGE
18-44 107 26 22.6 15.1-32.5 81 77.4 67.5-84.9
45+ 257 117 44.2 37.5-51.1 140 55.8 48.9-62.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 224 97 36.9 29.6-44.9 127 63.1 55.1-70.4
Some College + 140 46 30.5 22.7-39.7 94 69.5 60.3-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 88 36.0 28.6-44.1 121 64.0 55.9-71.4
$50,000+ 100 37 36.0 25.9-47.4 63 64.0 52.6-74.1

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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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