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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 7,361 3,214 38.5 36.7-40.2 4,147 61.5 59.8-63.3
RACE
White 5,874 2,619 39.3 37.4-41.3 3,255 60.7 58.7-62.6
African American 1,086 444 37.2 32.8-41.8 642 62.8 58.2-67.2
Other Minorities 367 138 32.0 25.1-39.9 229 68.0 60.1-74.9
AGE
18-24 84 10 13.4 6.6-25.2 74 86.6 74.8-93.4
25-34 539 93 17.9 13.6-23.2 446 82.1 76.8-86.4
35-44 1,084 260 25.2 21.5-29.2 824 74.8 70.8-78.5
45-54 1,395 523 39.5 35.8-43.4 872 60.5 56.6-64.2
55-64 1,608 844 51.7 48.2-55.2 764 48.3 44.8-51.8
65+ 2,561 1,452 57.5 54.5-60.4 1,109 42.5 39.6-45.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 848 476 46.1 40.2-52.1 372 53.9 47.9-59.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,200 1,070 47.5 44.2-50.9 1,130 52.5 49.1-55.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,944 852 37.1 33.7-40.7 1,092 62.9 59.3-66.3
College Graduate 2,358 808 30.0 27.4-32.7 1,550 70.0 67.3-72.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 857 475 45.7 40.1-51.4 382 54.3 48.6-59.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,179 604 47.2 42.3-52.2 575 52.8 47.8-57.7
$25,000- 34,999 756 328 45.1 39.7-50.6 428 54.9 49.4-60.3
$35,000- 49,999 960 403 35.4 30.6-40.6 557 64.6 59.4-69.4
$50,000- 74,999 1,000 405 34.4 30.2-38.8 595 65.6 61.2-69.8
$75,000+ 1,371 434 29.1 25.9-32.5 937 70.9 67.5-74.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,658 1,492 53.8 50.7-57.0 1,166 46.2 43.0-49.3
No 4,312 1,594 32.5 30.5-34.6 2,718 67.5 65.4-69.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 167 67 30.3 21.4-41.1 100 69.7 58.9-78.6
Non-Veteran 6,556 2,850 38.0 36.1-39.9 3,706 62.0 60.1-63.9

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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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