2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 316 195 60.0 53.3-66.4 121 40.0 33.6-46.7
GENDER
Male 164 100 58.6 49.2-67.3 64 41.4 32.7-50.8
Female 152 95 61.7 51.8-70.8 57 38.3 29.2-48.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 206 121 56.3 48.1-64.2 85 43.7 35.8-51.9
Non-Hispanic Black 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 150 88 56.9 47.1-66.2 62 43.1 33.8-52.9
65+ 112 95 86.1 76.5-92.1 17 13.9 7.9-23.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 79 65.4 54.8-74.6 46 34.6 25.4-45.2
Some College + 191 116 56.0 47.2-64.5 75 44.0 35.5-52.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 94 64.5 54.3-73.6 53 35.5 26.4-45.7
$50,000+ 120 65 47.3 37.1-57.8 55 52.7 42.2-62.9

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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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