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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 373 332 79.7 71.7-85.9 41 20.3 14.1-28.3
GENDER
Male 128 118 79.3 64.9-88.8 10 20.7 11.2-35.1
Female 245 214 80.0 70.1-87.3 31 20.0 12.7-29.9
RACE
White 211 190 78.2 65.9-86.9 21 21.8 13.1-34.1
Other 157 137 81.0 70.3-88.5 20 19.0 11.5-29.7
AGE
18-44 124 90 64.0 51.9-74.6 34 36.0 25.4-48.1
45+ 245 238 97.6 94.5-99.0 7 2.4 1.0- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 122 71.2 56.6-82.4 21 28.8 17.6-43.4
Some College + 230 210 84.9 75.4-91.2 20 15.1 8.8-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 169 77.9 65.6-86.7 26 22.1 13.3-34.4
$50,000+ 134 125 85.2 71.5-93.0 9 14.8 7.0-28.5

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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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