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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Cholesterol Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?

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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
-Cumberland County 329 147 40.3 34.1-46.8 182 59.7 53.2-65.9
GENDER
Male 118 53 39.7 30.0-50.2 65 60.3 49.8-70.0
Female 211 94 40.8 33.0-49.0 117 59.2 51.0-67.0
RACE
White 190 91 41.0 33.0-49.6 99 59.0 50.4-67.0
Other 134 54 38.9 29.6-49.2 80 61.1 50.8-70.4
AGE
18-44 89 19 21.2 13.3-32.0 70 78.8 68.0-86.7
45+ 236 126 54.7 47.1-62.1 110 45.3 37.9-52.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 63 53.6 42.8-64.1 58 46.4 35.9-57.2
Some College + 208 84 33.6 26.6-41.5 124 66.4 58.5-73.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 82 45.2 36.2-54.6 85 54.8 45.4-63.8
$50,000+ 125 48 34.6 25.9-44.5 77 65.4 55.5-74.1

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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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