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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-WHITES 10,273 9,439 86.0 84.4-87.4 834 14.0 12.6-15.6
GENDER
Male 3,882 3,527 85.1 82.6-87.4 355 14.9 12.6-17.4
Female 6,391 5,912 86.8 84.8-88.6 479 13.2 11.4-15.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 125 106 82.8 69.1-91.2 19 17.2 8.8-30.9
Non-Hispanic 10,131 9,316 86.1 84.5-87.5 815 13.9 12.5-15.5
AGE
18-24 233 104 41.5 32.4-51.1 129 58.5 48.9-67.6
25-34 811 588 73.1 68.5-77.2 223 26.9 22.8-31.5
35-44 1,453 1,278 89.3 86.8-91.5 175 10.7 8.5-13.2
45-54 1,964 1,827 94.0 92.4-95.2 137 6.0 4.8- 7.6
55-64 2,224 2,151 96.6 95.3-97.6 73 3.4 2.4- 4.7
65+ 3,505 3,411 97.3 96.3-98.0 94 2.7 2.0- 3.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,109 985 74.9 67.8-80.8 124 25.1 19.2-32.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,996 2,696 82.9 80.0-85.6 300 17.1 14.4-20.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,632 2,404 84.9 81.3-87.9 228 15.1 12.1-18.7
College Graduate 3,524 3,342 92.3 90.4-93.8 182 7.7 6.2- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 906 802 78.0 71.2-83.6 104 22.0 16.4-28.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,453 1,306 83.8 79.2-87.5 147 16.2 12.5-20.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,047 954 83.1 77.4-87.6 93 16.9 12.4-22.6
$35,000-49,999 1,379 1,259 87.0 83.0-90.2 120 13.0 9.8-17.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,490 1,377 88.4 85.0-91.2 113 11.6 8.8-15.0
$75,000+ 2,460 2,353 91.8 88.7-94.1 107 8.2 5.9-11.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,486 3,251 87.1 83.7-89.9 235 12.9 10.1-16.3
No 6,253 5,713 86.2 84.4-87.8 540 13.8 12.2-15.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,393 1,336 94.8 92.4-96.5 57 5.2 3.5- 7.6
Non-Veteran 8,010 7,296 84.4 82.5-86.1 714 15.6 13.9-17.5

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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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