SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cholesterol Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 323 156 37.5 30.8-44.8 167 62.5 55.2-69.2
Buncombe 351 149 40.3 34.2-46.6 202 59.7 53.4-65.8
Cabarrus 303 137 40.3 33.2-47.9 166 59.7 52.1-66.8
Catawba 330 153 38.7 32.9-44.8 177 61.3 55.2-67.1
Cumberland 329 147 40.3 34.1-46.8 182 59.7 53.2-65.9
Davidson 359 175 42.9 36.8-49.3 184 57.1 50.7-63.2
Durham 370 134 32.0 26.5-38.1 236 68.0 61.9-73.5
Forsyth 343 159 44.6 38.0-51.4 184 55.4 48.6-62.0
Gaston 311 152 43.5 36.4-50.9 159 56.5 49.1-63.6
Guilford 377 167 40.2 34.3-46.3 210 59.8 53.7-65.7
Iredell 389 183 38.0 32.1-44.3 206 62.0 55.7-67.9
Johnston 315 140 40.7 33.7-48.1 175 59.3 51.9-66.3
Mecklenburg 546 205 35.5 30.7-40.7 341 64.5 59.3-69.3
New Hanover 369 172 43.4 36.6-50.5 197 56.6 49.5-63.4
Onslow 321 140 39.3 33.0-45.9 181 60.7 54.1-67.0
Orange 329 118 32.3 26.7-38.4 211 67.7 61.6-73.3
Pitt 324 136 36.6 29.9-44.0 188 63.4 56.0-70.1
Randolph 309 135 39.9 33.2-47.1 174 60.1 52.9-66.8
Robeson 311 148 40.7 34.1-47.7 163 59.3 52.3-65.9
Rowan 387 188 44.2 38.2-50.5 199 55.8 49.5-61.8
Union 334 140 36.9 30.9-43.2 194 63.1 56.8-69.1
Wake 548 210 36.1 31.1-41.5 338 63.9 58.5-68.9
Wayne 323 144 38.7 32.0-45.9 179 61.3 54.1-68.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,138 1,433 40.6 37.5-43.7 1,705 59.4 56.3-62.5
Piedmont 6,022 2,637 39.3 37.4-41.3 3,385 60.7 58.7-62.6
Western NC 2,467 1,132 41.4 38.6-44.4 1,335 58.6 55.6-61.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,695 766 40.7 37.7-43.8 929 59.3 56.2-62.3
Northwest 2,650 1,260 43.1 40.1-46.1 1,390 56.9 53.9-59.9
Charlotte 1,601 693 39.6 36.1-43.1 908 60.4 56.9-63.9
Greensboro 1,465 628 39.1 35.0-43.5 837 60.9 56.5-65.0
Southern Regional 1,013 474 40.3 35.4-45.4 539 59.7 54.6-64.6
Coastal 509 245 46.0 37.7-54.5 264 54.0 45.5-62.3
Wake 1,334 534 36.7 33.1-40.5 800 63.3 59.5-66.9
Area L 120 53 32.4 23.5-42.8 67 67.6 57.2-76.5
Eastern 1,240 549 40.5 35.4-46.0 691 59.5 54.0-64.6

Back to Cholesterol Awareness.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09JUN10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook