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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 359 175 42.9 36.8-49.3 184 57.1 50.7-63.2
GENDER
Male 135 73 47.8 38.1-57.8 62 52.2 42.2-61.9
Female 224 102 38.9 31.5-46.9 122 61.1 53.1-68.5
RACE
White 329 158 41.5 35.2-48.1 171 58.5 51.9-64.8
Other 29 16 53.7 32.4-73.7 13 46.3 26.3-67.6
AGE
18-44 65 14 20.7 12.0-33.2 51 79.3 66.8-88.0
45+ 291 160 54.3 47.5-60.9 131 45.7 39.1-52.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 96 44.5 36.1-53.2 101 55.5 46.8-63.9
Some College + 162 79 41.2 32.5-50.5 83 58.8 49.5-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 103 43.1 34.8-51.9 105 56.9 48.1-65.2
$50,000+ 102 50 43.8 33.3-54.9 52 56.2 45.1-66.7

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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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