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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Cholesterol Awareness

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
-Onslow County 375 324 81.8 75.3-86.8 51 18.2 13.2-24.7
GENDER
Male 123 106 82.2 69.2-90.4 17 17.8 9.6-30.8
Female 252 218 81.5 74.0-87.2 34 18.5 12.8-26.0
RACE
White 297 259 82.0 74.0-87.9 38 18.0 12.1-26.0
Other 76 63 80.8 68.1-89.2 13 19.2 10.8-31.9
AGE
18-44 121 88 70.9 59.9-79.9 33 29.1 20.1-40.1
45+ 252 234 92.9 86.9-96.2 18 7.1 3.8-13.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 127 75.0 63.0-84.0 26 25.0 16.0-37.0
Some College + 221 196 86.2 78.7-91.4 25 13.8 8.6-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 164 80.5 71.8-87.1 30 19.5 12.9-28.2
$50,000+ 132 121 88.7 79.3-94.2 11 11.3 5.8-20.7

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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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