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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Cholesterol Awareness

Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you EVER had your blood cholesterol checked?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,979 11,716 81.9 80.3-83.5 1,263 18.1 16.5-19.7
-Alamance County 344 323 86.6 72.9-93.9 21 13.4 6.1-27.1
GENDER
Male 122 114 92.7 84.1-96.8 8 7.3 3.2-15.9
Female 222 209 81.8 59.6-93.2 13 18.2 6.8-40.4
RACE
White 284 270 86.6 68.1-95.1 14 13.4 4.9-31.9
Other 59 52 86.1 70.0-94.3 7 13.9 5.7-30.0
AGE
18-44 81 67 74.7 52.1-88.9 14 25.3 11.1-47.9
45+ 259 252 97.7 95.1-99.0 7 2.3 1.0- 4.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 146 89.8 80.5-95.0 11 10.2 5.0-19.5
Some College + 187 177 84.1 60.5-94.8 10 15.9 5.2-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 171 77.1 54.2-90.6 15 22.9 9.4-45.8
$50,000+ 116 110 93.1 83.5-97.3 6 6.9 2.7-16.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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