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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Cholesterol Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
-Alamance County 321 268 76.2 67.8-82.9 26 11.9 7.1-19.3 16 7.5 4.3-12.7 11 4.5 1.6-11.6
GENDER
Male 114 93 72.1 56.8-83.5 11 14.7 6.6-29.7 7 7.3 3.2-15.9 3 5.9 1.3-23.5
Female 207 175 79.8 71.5-86.2 15 9.3 5.4-15.7 9 7.7 3.7-15.5 8 3.2 1.5- 6.8
RACE
White 269 229 79.0 69.2-86.3 20 10.9 5.7-19.9 10 4.8 2.4- 9.3 10 5.3 1.8-14.6
Other 51 39 69.6 51.2-83.4 6 15.7 6.6-33.0 5 12.9 4.9-30.0 1 1.8 0.2-11.6
AGE
18-44 67 42 60.1 43.3-74.8 11 18.0 8.4-34.5 10 14.4 7.3-26.4 4 7.5 1.9-25.7
45+ 250 222 87.6 81.9-91.7 15 7.5 4.3-12.8 6 2.6 1.1- 6.1 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 121 69.5 55.3-80.8 13 16.3 7.9-30.7 7 7.2 3.0-16.3 5 7.0 1.7-24.0
Some College + 175 147 81.5 72.5-88.0 13 8.3 4.3-15.5 9 7.8 3.8-15.3 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 142 76.4 66.6-84.0 14 9.8 5.5-17.0 9 11.3 5.7-21.5 5 2.4 0.9- 6.5
$50,000+ 110 89 72.5 57.2-83.8 11 18.6 8.8-35.0 6 6.5 2.7-14.7 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9

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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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