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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 361 330 82.2 72.7-89.0 31 17.8 11.0-27.3
GENDER
Male 136 127 82.5 62.9-92.9 9 17.5 7.1-37.1
Female 225 203 82.0 72.8-88.7 22 18.0 11.3-27.2
RACE
White 328 304 87.5 80.4-92.2 24 12.5 7.8-19.6
Other 29 23 56.5 26.9-82.0 6 43.5 18.0-73.1
AGE
18-44 76 57 62.4 45.5-76.8 19 37.6 23.2-54.5
45+ 282 270 95.5 92.0-97.5 12 4.5 2.5- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 158 74.1 58.2-85.5 19 25.9 14.5-41.8
Some College + 183 171 90.2 82.0-94.9 12 9.8 5.1-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 171 76.2 60.1-87.1 21 23.8 12.9-39.9
$50,000+ 121 115 90.4 78.9-96.0 6 9.6 4.0-21.1

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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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