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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 344 309 83.2 75.8-88.7 35 16.8 11.3-24.2
GENDER
Male 123 108 77.6 63.7-87.2 15 22.4 12.8-36.3
Female 221 201 88.3 81.9-92.7 20 11.7 7.3-18.1
RACE
White 283 256 82.8 73.8-89.2 27 17.2 10.8-26.2
Other 56 48 84.1 68.3-92.8 8 15.9 7.2-31.7
AGE
18-44 110 85 73.2 61.0-82.7 25 26.8 17.3-39.0
45+ 231 221 95.2 90.3-97.7 10 4.8 2.3- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 125 73.0 60.0-83.0 23 27.0 17.0-40.0
Some College + 195 183 90.9 82.3-95.5 12 9.1 4.5-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 151 83.5 72.8-90.6 16 16.5 9.4-27.2
$50,000+ 117 108 88.4 76.3-94.7 9 11.6 5.3-23.7

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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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