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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 407 372 76.3 66.7-83.8 35 23.7 16.2-33.3
GENDER
Male 164 143 75.0 62.9-84.1 21 25.0 15.9-37.1
Female 243 229 77.4 61.5-88.0 14 22.6 12.0-38.5
RACE
White 250 230 81.5 71.4-88.6 20 18.5 11.4-28.6
Other 153 139 76.6 63.5-86.0 14 23.4 14.0-36.5
AGE
18-44 134 107 60.8 47.6-72.6 27 39.2 27.4-52.4
45+ 267 259 96.7 93.2-98.4 8 3.3 1.6- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 89 57.9 40.5-73.5 16 42.1 26.5-59.5
Some College + 301 283 86.7 78.2-92.2 18 13.3 7.8-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 138 63.3 47.5-76.6 21 36.7 23.4-52.5
$50,000+ 197 187 89.0 79.3-94.5 10 11.0 5.5-20.7

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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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