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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 311 152 43.5 36.4-50.9 159 56.5 49.1-63.6
GENDER
Male 116 55 42.9 31.5-55.1 61 57.1 44.9-68.5
Female 195 97 44.0 35.5-52.9 98 56.0 47.1-64.5
RACE
White 266 129 42.3 35.0-49.9 137 57.7 50.1-65.0
Other 45 23 48.6 30.0-67.7 22 51.4 32.3-70.0
AGE
18-44 71 22 29.9 18.1-45.2 49 70.1 54.8-81.9
45+ 236 128 52.7 44.5-60.6 108 47.3 39.4-55.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 167 84 43.3 33.9-53.2 83 56.7 46.8-66.1
Some College + 142 67 43.9 33.7-54.7 75 56.1 45.3-66.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 86 50.9 40.8-60.9 83 49.1 39.1-59.2
$50,000+ 81 35 32.4 22.5-44.1 46 67.6 55.9-77.5

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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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