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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cholesterol Awareness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,188 4,571 38.5 37.0-40.0 5,617 61.5 60.0-63.0
-Eastern NC 2,716 1,203 37.3 34.4-40.2 1,513 62.7 59.8-65.6
GENDER
Male 925 418 37.4 32.8-42.2 507 62.6 57.8-67.2
Female 1,791 785 37.1 33.7-40.7 1,006 62.9 59.3-66.3
RACE
White 1,867 827 37.4 34.0-40.9 1,040 62.6 59.1-66.0
African American 596 267 38.1 32.2-44.3 329 61.9 55.7-67.8
Other minorities 235 104 31.4 22.7-41.5 131 68.6 58.5-77.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,601 1,153 37.5 34.6-40.5 1,448 62.5 59.5-65.4
AGE
18-34 251 39 13.7 9.0-20.4 212 86.3 79.6-91.0
35-54 824 272 30.2 25.7-35.2 552 69.8 64.8-74.3
55-64 660 337 52.2 46.4-58.0 323 47.8 42.0-53.6
65-74 526 314 60.5 53.9-66.7 212 39.5 33.3-46.1
75+ 423 226 48.9 40.8-56.9 197 51.1 43.1-59.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 358 204 47.2 38.8-55.7 154 52.8 44.3-61.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 820 392 38.5 33.4-43.9 428 61.5 56.1-66.6
Some Post-H.S. 731 299 31.9 27.2-37.0 432 68.1 63.0-72.8
College Graduate 802 305 35.3 30.5-40.4 497 64.7 59.6-69.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 200 50.4 42.1-58.7 155 49.6 41.3-57.9
$15,000- 24,999 422 205 40.6 33.1-48.5 217 59.4 51.5-66.9
$25,000- 34,999 258 119 38.3 28.9-48.7 139 61.7 51.3-71.1
$35,000- 49,999 375 156 35.6 29.0-42.8 219 64.4 57.2-71.0
$50,000+ 829 304 32.6 27.9-37.7 525 67.4 62.3-72.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 887 518 55.3 49.9-60.6 369 44.7 39.4-50.1
No 1,694 630 30.7 27.4-34.2 1,064 69.3 65.8-72.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 464 206 35.2 29.3-41.6 258 64.8 58.4-70.7
Non-Veteran 2,251 997 37.7 34.6-41.0 1,254 62.3 59.0-65.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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.

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