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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 314 135 41.0 34.9-47.4 179 59.0 52.6-65.1
GENDER
Male 123 54 41.5 32.1-51.5 69 58.5 48.5-67.9
Female 191 81 40.5 33.1-48.4 110 59.5 51.6-66.9
RACE
White 278 124 42.5 36.1-49.2 154 57.5 50.8-63.9
Other 34 9 28.8 13.2-51.7 25 71.2 48.3-86.8
AGE
18-44 111 30 29.1 20.2-39.9 81 70.9 60.1-79.8
45+ 199 103 50.9 43.1-58.6 96 49.1 41.4-56.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 117 60 50.9 40.6-61.0 57 49.1 39.0-59.4
Some College + 196 74 35.9 28.5-44.0 122 64.1 56.0-71.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 142 72 48.6 39.1-58.2 70 51.4 41.8-60.9
$50,000+ 128 41 33.2 24.6-43.2 87 66.8 56.8-75.4

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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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