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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-MALES

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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
-MALES 4,870 4,303 79.3 76.6-81.8 567 20.7 18.2-23.4
RACE
White 3,882 3,527 85.1 82.6-87.4 355 14.9 12.6-17.4
African American 602 507 77.9 72.0-83.0 95 22.1 17.0-28.0
Other Minorities 341 232 49.3 39.1-59.5 109 50.7 40.5-60.9
AGE
18-24 191 82 41.8 31.8-52.5 109 58.2 47.5-68.2
25-34 398 270 63.1 54.9-70.5 128 36.9 29.5-45.1
35-44 713 589 81.2 76.3-85.3 124 18.8 14.7-23.7
45-54 1,034 932 91.8 89.4-93.8 102 8.2 6.2-10.6
55-64 1,083 1,026 94.5 91.6-96.4 57 5.5 3.6- 8.4
65+ 1,429 1,382 96.1 94.1-97.4 47 3.9 2.6- 5.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 668 527 53.3 45.0-61.5 141 46.7 38.5-55.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,425 1,202 75.5 70.7-79.8 223 24.5 20.2-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,134 1,011 83.4 77.9-87.7 123 16.6 12.3-22.1
College Graduate 1,633 1,554 92.3 89.7-94.3 79 7.7 5.7-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 411 320 55.2 43.6-66.3 91 44.8 33.7-56.4
$15,000- 24,999 702 591 72.8 65.8-78.8 111 27.2 21.2-34.2
$25,000- 34,999 501 438 77.3 69.5-83.6 63 22.7 16.4-30.5
$35,000- 49,999 637 569 86.7 82.4-90.0 68 13.3 10.0-17.6
$50,000- 74,999 708 640 84.5 78.2-89.2 68 15.5 10.8-21.8
$75,000+ 1,331 1,270 91.4 86.9-94.4 61 8.6 5.6-13.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,609 1,451 82.1 77.0-86.2 158 17.9 13.8-23.0
No 2,940 2,590 80.0 76.8-83.0 350 20.0 17.0-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,519 1,446 94.5 92.4-96.1 73 5.5 3.9- 7.6
Non-Veteran 2,954 2,501 74.4 70.9-77.6 453 25.6 22.4-29.1

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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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