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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Adults who have had their cholesterol checked and have been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that it was high
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,730 1,402 35.0 33.3-36.8 2,328 65.0 63.2-66.7
Medicaid Region 5 470 177 33.3 28.5-38.3 293 66.7 61.7-71.5
GENDER
Male 182 62 28.3 21.6-36.2 120 71.7 63.8-78.4
Female 288 115 37.6 31.3-44.4 173 62.4 55.6-68.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 222 81 31.5 25.3-38.4 141 68.5 61.6-74.7
Non-Hispanic Black 137 51 35.1 26.0-45.4 86 64.9 54.6-74.0
Other 111 45 38.1 28.4-48.9 66 61.9 51.1-71.6
AGE
18-44 156 19 10.9 6.7-17.2 137 89.1 82.8-93.3
45-64 172 81 42.0 33.8-50.8 91 58.0 49.2-66.2
65+ 137 77 60.1 49.8-69.7 60 39.9 30.3-50.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 80 37.5 29.8-46.0 113 62.5 54.0-70.2
Some Post-H.S. 147 56 30.3 22.8-39.1 91 69.7 60.9-77.2
College Graduate 129 40 27.6 20.0-36.8 89 72.4 63.2-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 87 37.2 30.0-45.1 134 62.8 54.9-70.0
$50,000+ 148 53 27.1 20.2-35.3 95 72.9 64.7-79.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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