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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 375 344 85.0 77.9-90.1 31 15.0 9.9-22.1
GENDER
Male 141 127 84.5 73.6-91.4 14 15.5 8.6-26.4
Female 234 217 85.4 74.9-92.1 17 14.6 7.9-25.1
RACE
White 287 268 86.6 77.8-92.3 19 13.4 7.7-22.2
Other 85 73 81.5 67.0-90.5 12 18.5 9.5-33.0
AGE
18-44 92 70 70.9 57.5-81.5 22 29.1 18.5-42.5
45+ 280 271 96.1 92.2-98.1 9 3.9 1.9- 7.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 93 75.1 60.7-85.5 18 24.9 14.5-39.3
Some College + 264 251 89.1 80.3-94.3 13 10.9 5.7-19.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 124 83.4 70.4-91.4 13 16.6 8.6-29.6
$50,000+ 180 164 85.0 74.4-91.7 16 15.0 8.3-25.6

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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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