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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-FEMALES

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 8,674 7,694 82.1 80.9-83.3 980 17.9 16.7-19.1
-FEMALES 5,293 4,806 84.9 83.3-86.4 487 15.1 13.6-16.7
RACE
White 3,666 3,384 87.9 86.1-89.5 282 12.1 10.5-13.9
African American 1,084 984 84.1 80.0-87.5 100 15.9 12.5-20.0
Other Minorities 468 375 62.3 54.6-69.3 93 37.7 30.7-45.4
AGE
18-34 709 456 59.8 55.2-64.1 253 40.2 35.9-44.8
35-44 644 571 88.6 85.4-91.2 73 11.4 8.8-14.6
45-54 889 832 93.5 91.1-95.3 57 6.5 4.7- 8.9
55-64 1,099 1,064 97.4 96.0-98.3 35 2.6 1.7- 4.0
65-74 1,015 979 96.1 93.9-97.6 36 3.9 2.4- 6.1
75+ 876 849 97.0 95.0-98.2 27 3.0 1.8- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 667 576 76.3 70.7-81.2 91 23.7 18.8-29.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,466 1,315 82.6 79.3-85.5 151 17.4 14.5-20.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,523 1,387 86.6 83.7-89.0 136 13.4 11.0-16.3
College Graduate 1,632 1,524 89.9 87.3-91.9 108 10.1 8.1-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 722 635 80.0 74.6-84.4 87 20.0 15.6-25.4
$15,000- 24,999 950 842 81.3 77.1-84.9 108 18.7 15.1-22.9
$25,000- 34,999 528 463 81.8 76.3-86.2 65 18.2 13.8-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 616 575 89.0 84.7-92.2 41 11.0 7.8-15.3
$50,000- 74,999 528 496 87.9 82.4-91.9 32 12.1 8.1-17.6
$75,000+ 836 795 92.1 88.7-94.5 41 7.9 5.5-11.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,575 1,480 90.3 87.2-92.7 95 9.7 7.3-12.8
No 3,646 3,262 83.2 81.2-85.0 384 16.8 15.0-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,169 4,692 84.9 83.3-86.4 477 15.1 13.6-16.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,790 2,548 85.9 83.6-87.9 242 14.1 12.1-16.4
No 2,503 2,258 83.9 81.5-86.0 245 16.1 14.0-18.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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