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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 370 134 32.0 26.5-38.1 236 68.0 61.9-73.5
GENDER
Male 142 58 34.5 25.6-44.7 84 65.5 55.3-74.4
Female 228 76 29.8 23.4-37.1 152 70.2 62.9-76.6
RACE
White 229 89 36.6 29.8-44.1 140 63.4 55.9-70.2
Other 139 44 27.3 19.3-37.0 95 72.7 63.0-80.7
AGE
18-44 107 19 15.9 9.8-24.8 88 84.1 75.2-90.2
45+ 258 113 45.5 38.3-52.9 145 54.5 47.1-61.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 32 31.8 20.7-45.4 57 68.2 54.6-79.3
Some College + 281 102 32.1 26.0-38.8 179 67.9 61.2-74.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 48 26.9 18.7-36.9 90 73.1 63.1-81.3
$50,000+ 186 67 34.9 27.5-43.2 119 65.1 56.8-72.5

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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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