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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-Whites 6,026 5,465 85.3 83.8-86.6 561 14.7 13.4-16.2
GENDER
Male 2,360 2,081 82.4 80.0-84.5 279 17.6 15.5-20.0
Female 3,666 3,384 87.9 86.1-89.5 282 12.1 10.5-13.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 141 98 59.7 49.0-69.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,870 5,355 86.2 84.8-87.5 515 13.8 12.5-15.2
AGE
18-34 768 482 59.9 55.7-63.9 286 40.1 36.1-44.3
35-44 704 626 88.6 85.6-91.0 78 11.4 9.0-14.4
45-54 1,001 927 91.2 88.5-93.4 74 8.8 6.6-11.5
55-64 1,271 1,223 96.8 95.5-97.8 48 3.2 2.2- 4.5
65-74 1,221 1,186 96.8 94.9-98.0 35 3.2 2.0- 5.1
75+ 1,017 983 97.3 95.7-98.3 34 2.7 1.7- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 592 515 79.7 74.6-84.0 77 20.3 16.0-25.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,643 1,453 81.3 78.3-84.1 190 18.7 15.9-21.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,684 1,524 85.9 83.2-88.3 160 14.1 11.7-16.8
College Graduate 2,100 1,970 90.9 88.9-92.6 130 9.1 7.4-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 572 503 80.8 75.3-85.4 69 19.2 14.6-24.7
$15,000- 24,999 902 788 82.4 78.5-85.7 114 17.6 14.3-21.5
$25,000- 34,999 539 465 78.3 72.9-82.9 74 21.7 17.1-27.1
$35,000- 49,999 751 681 84.9 80.8-88.3 70 15.1 11.7-19.2
$50,000- 74,999 716 675 89.6 85.5-92.7 41 10.4 7.3-14.5
$75,000+ 1,349 1,278 91.6 88.9-93.7 71 8.4 6.3-11.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,764 1,643 89.8 87.4-91.8 121 10.2 8.2-12.6
No 4,192 3,763 83.9 82.1-85.5 429 16.1 14.5-17.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 860 812 92.5 89.7-94.7 48 7.5 5.3-10.3
Non-Veteran 5,165 4,652 84.1 82.5-85.6 513 15.9 14.4-17.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,053 2,771 85.5 83.5-87.2 282 14.5 12.8-16.5
No 2,973 2,694 85.1 82.9-87.0 279 14.9 13.0-17.1

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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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