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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 377 167 40.2 34.3-46.3 210 59.8 53.7-65.7
GENDER
Male 147 66 40.4 31.6-50.0 81 59.6 50.0-68.4
Female 230 101 39.9 32.6-47.8 129 60.1 52.2-67.4
RACE
White 283 124 40.2 33.5-47.2 159 59.8 52.8-66.5
Other 89 41 41.4 30.0-53.9 48 58.6 46.1-70.0
AGE
18-44 73 17 24.3 14.7-37.4 56 75.7 62.6-85.3
45+ 299 148 48.0 41.4-54.6 151 52.0 45.4-58.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 64 44.3 34.0-55.2 70 55.7 44.8-66.0
Some College + 243 103 38.2 31.3-45.6 140 61.8 54.4-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 177 84 47.0 37.9-56.3 93 53.0 43.7-62.1
$50,000+ 154 62 35.6 27.6-44.5 92 64.4 55.5-72.4

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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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