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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Cholesterol Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
-Durham County 367 282 74.1 67.7-79.6 43 11.2 7.8-15.8 31 11.9 7.8-17.8 11 2.8 1.4- 5.5
GENDER
Male 141 112 74.7 63.8-83.1 14 10.3 5.6-18.2 9 11.2 5.2-22.2 6 3.8 1.5- 9.2
Female 226 170 73.6 65.7-80.3 29 12.0 7.7-18.0 22 12.5 7.7-19.8 5 1.9 0.6- 5.6
RACE
White 227 171 70.9 62.8-77.9 29 12.4 8.1-18.6 19 13.2 7.9-21.1 8 3.5 1.5- 7.8
Other 137 109 77.2 66.8-85.1 14 10.1 5.5-17.8 12 10.8 5.2-20.9 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5
AGE
18-44 105 68 67.0 55.4-76.8 16 13.1 7.4-22.2 20 19.7 12.0-30.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
45+ 256 209 79.7 72.6-85.4 27 9.8 6.4-14.7 11 5.7 2.5-12.5 9 4.8 2.3- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 88 75 75.5 60.0-86.4 6 10.2 4.2-22.7 5 12.7 4.9-29.0 2 1.6 0.3- 7.9
Some College + 279 207 73.6 66.6-79.6 37 11.6 7.9-16.6 26 11.6 7.3-17.9 9 3.2 1.5- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 104 70.4 57.5-80.7 16 11.4 6.1-20.1 10 14.8 6.9-29.1 5 3.4 1.1-10.0
$50,000+ 186 142 76.0 68.3-82.2 23 11.0 6.9-16.9 17 10.4 6.3-16.7 4 2.7 1.0- 7.1

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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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