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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Cholesterol Awareness

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

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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
-Onslow County 321 140 39.3 33.0-45.9 181 60.7 54.1-67.0
GENDER
Male 105 48 41.8 31.0-53.5 57 58.2 46.5-69.0
Female 216 92 37.5 30.2-45.4 124 62.5 54.6-69.8
RACE
White 258 117 42.7 35.4-50.2 141 57.3 49.8-64.6
Other 61 21 28.0 17.3-42.0 40 72.0 58.0-82.7
AGE
18-44 87 21 20.6 13.0-31.0 66 79.4 69.0-87.0
45+ 232 118 53.8 46.4-61.1 114 46.2 38.9-53.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 62 49.7 38.9-60.6 63 50.3 39.4-61.1
Some College + 195 77 33.2 26.0-41.2 118 66.8 58.8-74.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 73 38.2 29.1-48.3 89 61.8 51.7-70.9
$50,000+ 120 48 38.1 29.0-48.0 72 61.9 52.0-71.0

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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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