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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 330 153 38.7 32.9-44.8 177 61.3 55.2-67.1
GENDER
Male 127 57 37.7 28.8-47.5 70 62.3 52.5-71.2
Female 203 96 39.6 32.4-47.3 107 60.4 52.7-67.6
RACE
White 304 141 39.3 33.3-45.7 163 60.7 54.3-66.7
Other 23 10 31.7 16.0-53.2 13 68.3 46.8-84.0
AGE
18-44 57 7 10.8 4.9-22.0 50 89.2 78.0-95.1
45+ 270 146 51.6 44.8-58.4 124 48.4 41.6-55.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 91 50.7 41.1-60.2 67 49.3 39.8-58.9
Some College + 171 61 28.6 22.0-36.2 110 71.4 63.8-78.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 90 44.5 35.8-53.6 81 55.5 46.4-64.2
$50,000+ 115 38 28.0 20.2-37.4 77 72.0 62.6-79.8

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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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