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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 351 149 40.3 34.2-46.6 202 59.7 53.4-65.8
GENDER
Male 118 56 44.1 33.9-54.8 62 55.9 45.2-66.1
Female 233 93 37.5 30.4-45.3 140 62.5 54.7-69.6
RACE
White 324 141 40.6 34.5-47.0 183 59.4 53.0-65.5
Other 24 6 36.4 12.6-69.5 18 63.6 30.5-87.4
AGE
18-44 79 19 28.4 17.9-42.0 60 71.6 58.0-82.1
45+ 271 130 47.9 41.4-54.5 141 52.1 45.5-58.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 46 47.1 35.8-58.8 51 52.9 41.2-64.2
Some College + 251 101 37.0 30.2-44.3 150 63.0 55.7-69.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 66 40.2 31.5-49.5 93 59.8 50.5-68.5
$50,000+ 152 62 40.8 31.7-50.5 90 59.2 49.5-68.3

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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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