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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 414 378 82.8 71.2-90.4 36 17.2 9.6-28.8
GENDER
Male 166 147 76.1 57.0-88.4 19 23.9 11.6-43.0
Female 248 231 90.9 85.3-94.5 17 9.1 5.5-14.7
RACE
White 301 284 93.0 88.4-95.9 17 7.0 4.1-11.6
Other 108 89 66.2 44.6-82.7 19 33.8 17.3-55.4
AGE
18-44 89 73 67.7 46.1-83.7 16 32.3 16.3-53.9
45+ 320 300 92.9 88.4-95.7 20 7.1 4.3-11.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 134 69.7 46.7-85.8 16 30.3 14.2-53.3
Some College + 264 244 91.0 85.3-94.6 20 9.0 5.4-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 178 85.9 78.0-91.3 20 14.1 8.7-22.0
$50,000+ 163 154 93.8 86.4-97.3 9 6.2 2.7-13.6

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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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