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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 407 366 79.9 72.5-85.7 41 20.1 14.3-27.5
GENDER
Male 161 141 78.1 66.8-86.3 20 21.9 13.7-33.2
Female 246 225 81.5 70.9-88.8 21 18.5 11.2-29.1
RACE
White 367 335 84.5 77.7-89.5 32 15.5 10.5-22.3
Other 37 30 59.7 35.8-79.8 7 40.3 20.2-64.2
AGE
18-44 86 65 64.2 50.1-76.2 21 35.8 23.8-49.9
45+ 318 298 90.5 85.3-94.1 20 9.5 5.9-14.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 202 73.4 63.2-81.7 31 26.6 18.3-36.8
Some College + 174 164 88.5 77.1-94.6 10 11.5 5.4-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 211 75.2 64.2-83.7 26 24.8 16.3-35.8
$50,000+ 114 104 88.3 77.7-94.2 10 11.7 5.8-22.3

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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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