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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Cholesterol Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,627 5,202 40.0 38.5-41.4 6,425 60.0 58.6-61.5
-Alamance County 323 156 37.5 30.8-44.8 167 62.5 55.2-69.2
GENDER
Male 114 56 35.7 25.0-48.1 58 64.3 51.9-75.0
Female 209 100 39.1 31.5-47.3 109 60.9 52.7-68.5
RACE
White 270 139 41.0 33.1-49.3 131 59.0 50.7-66.9
Other 52 17 27.4 15.2-44.3 35 72.6 55.7-84.8
AGE
18-44 67 17 16.9 9.5-28.1 50 83.1 71.9-90.5
45+ 252 139 52.8 45.6-60.0 113 47.2 40.0-54.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 76 39.8 30.0-50.5 70 60.2 49.5-70.0
Some College + 177 80 35.7 26.8-45.7 97 64.3 54.3-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 94 46.3 37.9-54.9 77 53.7 45.1-62.1
$50,000+ 110 48 35.2 24.3-48.0 62 64.8 52.0-75.7

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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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