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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Cholesterol Awareness

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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
-Cabarrus County 303 137 40.3 33.2-47.9 166 59.7 52.1-66.8
GENDER
Male 105 44 38.6 26.9-51.8 61 61.4 48.2-73.1
Female 198 93 41.6 33.1-50.7 105 58.4 49.3-66.9
RACE
White 253 114 43.0 35.5-50.8 139 57.0 49.2-64.5
Other 45 20 31.3 16.8-50.7 25 68.7 49.3-83.2
AGE
18-44 83 20 26.6 16.2-40.4 63 73.4 59.6-83.8
45+ 217 116 52.6 44.8-60.4 101 47.4 39.6-55.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 124 62 42.9 31.8-54.9 62 57.1 45.1-68.2
Some College + 178 75 38.9 29.8-48.9 103 61.1 51.1-70.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 77 49.8 39.6-60.1 69 50.2 39.9-60.4
$50,000+ 108 43 37.5 26.2-50.2 65 62.5 49.8-73.8

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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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