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

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Cholesterol check within past five years*

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  Total
Respond.^
Had cholesterol checked in past 5 years Did not have cholesterol checked in past 5 years Have never had cholesterol checked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,647 4,134 86.8 85.3-88.1 172 3.9 3.2- 4.7 341 9.3 8.2-10.6
Region 3 & 5 882 788 88.8 86.0-91.1 30 3.8 2.5- 5.9 64 7.4 5.6- 9.7
GENDER
Male 375 334 88.2 83.6-91.6 14 4.5 2.4- 8.4 27 7.3 4.8-10.9
Female 507 454 89.3 85.7-92.1 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5 37 7.5 5.2-10.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 602 553 91.0 87.7-93.5 19 3.4 1.9- 6.0 30 5.6 3.7- 8.3
Non-Hispanic Black 166 145 89.2 82.8-93.3 *** *** *** 19 8.7 5.3-14.1
Other 114 90 73.3 62.1-82.2 *** *** *** 15 17.4 10.3-28.0
AGE
18-44 302 241 80.3 74.6-85.0 18 6.4 3.7-10.9 43 13.3 9.6-18.2
45-64 323 299 93.7 90.3-96.0 *** *** *** 15 3.4 2.0- 5.9
65+ 249 240 96.4 92.5-98.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 289 249 86.3 80.7-90.4 15 5.3 2.8-10.0 25 8.4 5.5-12.7
Some College + 589 535 90.3 87.0-92.8 15 2.9 1.7- 5.0 39 6.8 4.8- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 368 315 86.0 81.0-89.9 17 5.0 2.7- 9.1 36 9.0 6.1-13.0
$50,000+ 368 345 92.5 88.6-95.2 *** *** *** 14 5.0 2.9- 8.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the Cholesterol Awareness questions.

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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