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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Cholesterol Awareness

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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
-Forsyth County 343 159 44.6 38.0-51.4 184 55.4 48.6-62.0
GENDER
Male 127 68 53.6 42.7-64.1 59 46.4 35.9-57.3
Female 216 91 36.7 29.6-44.4 125 63.3 55.6-70.4
RACE
White 267 128 45.6 38.9-52.5 139 54.4 47.5-61.1
Other 73 30 42.8 28.3-58.7 43 57.2 41.3-71.7
AGE
18-44 70 26 39.0 25.9-54.0 44 61.0 46.0-74.1
45+ 270 132 48.3 41.5-55.1 138 51.7 44.9-58.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 46 49.4 34.7-64.2 47 50.6 35.8-65.3
Some College + 250 113 42.9 35.8-50.4 137 57.1 49.6-64.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 60 45.9 33.9-58.5 64 54.1 41.5-66.1
$50,000+ 163 73 44.1 35.3-53.2 90 55.9 46.8-64.7

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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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