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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Cholesterol Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
-Guilford County 369 300 75.4 68.7-81.0 37 13.1 8.9-18.9 23 8.8 5.3-14.2 9 2.7 1.3- 5.7
GENDER
Male 144 117 72.3 61.5-81.1 14 15.8 8.9-26.6 8 8.5 3.9-17.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.2
Female 225 183 78.4 70.5-84.6 23 10.3 6.7-15.7 15 9.1 4.8-16.7 4 2.1 0.6- 7.2
RACE
White 277 224 74.4 66.8-80.8 29 13.0 8.4-19.5 18 10.1 5.9-16.7 6 2.5 1.0- 5.9
Other 87 74 80.2 65.5-89.6 7 11.4 4.6-25.3 4 6.1 1.6-20.2 2 2.4 0.4-12.1
AGE
18-44 72 49 60.7 46.3-73.4 11 20.2 10.8-34.5 10 17.0 8.4-31.4 2 2.1 0.5- 9.0
45+ 292 248 83.1 77.0-87.8 25 9.3 5.8-14.7 12 4.5 2.5- 8.1 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 113 81.0 68.8-89.2 11 14.3 7.2-26.6 3 2.6 0.8- 8.5 1 2.0 0.3-12.7
Some College + 241 187 72.7 64.5-79.6 26 12.5 7.8-19.6 20 11.7 6.9-19.2 8 3.1 1.4- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 144 77.9 68.2-85.2 16 12.1 6.7-20.8 9 6.6 2.9-14.1 4 3.5 1.2- 9.8
$50,000+ 152 119 75.7 65.9-83.4 17 13.3 7.4-22.8 12 8.5 4.4-15.7 4 2.5 0.8- 7.2

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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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