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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 8,109 7,413 84.4 82.3-86.2 696 15.6 13.8-17.7
RACE
White 6,391 5,912 86.8 84.8-88.6 479 13.2 11.4-15.2
African American 1,220 1,096 81.2 74.9-86.2 124 18.8 13.8-25.1
Other Minorities 458 371 71.1 63.2-78.0 87 28.9 22.0-36.8
AGE
18-24 180 84 39.3 29.5-50.2 96 60.7 49.8-70.5
25-34 765 543 69.8 65.0-74.2 222 30.2 25.8-35.0
35-44 1,238 1,087 89.4 86.5-91.7 151 10.6 8.3-13.5
45-54 1,503 1,399 92.9 90.5-94.8 104 7.1 5.2- 9.5
55-64 1,669 1,620 97.0 95.6-98.0 49 3.0 2.0- 4.4
65+ 2,659 2,589 97.8 96.7-98.6 70 2.2 1.4- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 991 858 73.3 66.5-79.1 133 26.7 20.9-33.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,441 2,212 80.7 75.8-84.8 229 19.3 15.2-24.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,139 1,955 84.4 80.7-87.4 184 15.6 12.6-19.3
College Graduate 2,526 2,377 91.7 89.4-93.5 149 8.3 6.5-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 994 867 73.8 66.3-80.1 127 26.2 19.9-33.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,338 1,186 81.4 76.4-85.6 152 18.6 14.4-23.6
$25,000- 34,999 842 761 83.6 77.7-88.2 81 16.4 11.8-22.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,039 963 86.2 78.5-91.4 76 13.8 8.6-21.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,074 1,003 91.0 87.7-93.4 71 9.0 6.6-12.3
$75,000+ 1,445 1,380 92.4 89.4-94.6 65 7.6 5.4-10.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,875 2,690 88.5 85.1-91.3 185 11.5 8.7-14.9
No 4,783 4,330 83.6 81.0-85.8 453 16.4 14.2-19.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 170 91.3 82.8-95.8 12 8.7 4.2-17.2
Non-Veteran 7,235 6,603 84.4 82.3-86.2 632 15.6 13.8-17.7

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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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