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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness-FEMALES

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 7,614 3,513 41.0 39.5-42.5 4,101 59.0 57.5-60.5
-FEMALES 4,754 2,177 40.6 38.7-42.5 2,577 59.4 57.5-61.3
RACE
White 3,342 1,584 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,758 56.9 54.6-59.1
African American 977 411 36.7 32.6-40.9 566 63.3 59.1-67.4
Other Minorities 373 163 27.1 20.4-35.0 210 72.9 65.0-79.6
AGE
18-34 454 68 13.7 10.4-18.0 386 86.3 82.0-89.6
35-44 569 147 27.8 23.2-33.0 422 72.2 67.0-76.8
45-54 822 328 41.4 36.9-46.0 494 58.6 54.0-63.1
55-64 1,056 582 55.4 51.4-59.4 474 44.6 40.6-48.6
65-74 968 553 58.6 54.4-62.6 415 41.4 37.4-45.6
75+ 830 478 59.4 54.6-64.0 352 40.6 36.0-45.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 337 53.3 47.3-59.2 232 46.7 40.8-52.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,299 691 50.2 46.4-54.0 608 49.8 46.0-53.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,371 572 36.5 33.1-39.9 799 63.5 60.1-66.9
College Graduate 1,511 574 30.8 27.9-33.9 937 69.2 66.1-72.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 630 370 52.9 47.1-58.6 260 47.1 41.4-52.9
$15,000- 24,999 832 425 46.3 41.6-51.1 407 53.7 48.9-58.4
$25,000- 34,999 462 215 40.8 34.7-47.2 247 59.2 52.8-65.3
$35,000- 49,999 566 250 39.9 34.6-45.5 316 60.1 54.5-65.4
$50,000- 74,999 491 183 33.5 28.4-39.1 308 66.5 60.9-71.6
$75,000+ 792 267 30.0 25.9-34.4 525 70.0 65.6-74.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,454 867 58.7 55.0-62.4 587 41.3 37.6-45.0
No 3,236 1,277 34.2 32.1-36.4 1,959 65.8 63.6-67.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 114 42 31.6 22.2-42.8 72 68.4 57.2-77.8
Non-Veteran 4,640 2,135 40.8 38.9-42.8 2,505 59.2 57.2-61.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,525 1,206 44.2 41.6-46.9 1,319 55.8 53.1-58.4
No 2,229 971 36.7 34.0-39.5 1,258 63.3 60.5-66.0

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*Asked of respondents who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked.

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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