2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

Cholesterol Awareness

Are you currently taking medicine prescribed by a doctor or other health professional for your blood cholesterol?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,676 1,031 57.1 53.9-60.2 645 42.9 39.8-46.1
Region 3 & 5 321 182 54.0 47.4-60.5 139 46.0 39.5-52.6
GENDER
Male 147 96 60.4 50.4-69.6 51 39.6 30.4-49.6
Female 174 86 47.5 39.0-56.2 88 52.5 43.8-61.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 239 141 55.8 48.2-63.1 98 44.2 36.9-51.8
Non-Hispanic Black 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 130 77 61.1 50.8-70.5 53 38.9 29.5-49.2
65+ 130 97 74.1 64.7-81.8 33 25.9 18.2-35.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 117 77 68.7 58.4-77.5 40 31.3 22.5-41.6
Some College + 203 104 43.7 35.9-51.8 99 56.3 48.2-64.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 82 54.6 44.9-64.0 65 45.4 36.0-55.1
$50,000+ 126 67 46.4 36.5-56.6 59 53.6 43.4-63.5

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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 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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