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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
Region 8 437 200 38.5 33.2-44.1 237 61.5 55.9-66.8
GENDER
Male 184 83 38.4 30.7-46.8 101 61.6 53.2-69.3
Female 253 117 38.6 31.5-46.2 136 61.4 53.8-68.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 284 128 36.2 30.2-42.6 156 63.8 57.4-69.8
Non-Hispanic Black 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 117 16 13.3 7.8-21.7 101 86.7 78.3-92.2
45-64 165 93 54.0 44.9-62.8 72 46.0 37.2-55.1
65+ 153 90 55.7 46.0-65.0 63 44.3 35.0-54.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 80 37.6 29.5-46.5 90 62.4 53.5-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 140 63 37.1 28.5-46.5 77 62.9 53.5-71.5
College Graduate 125 55 42.0 32.7-51.9 70 58.0 48.1-67.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 83 35.5 27.9-44.0 101 64.5 56.0-72.1
$50,000+ 154 66 37.6 29.0-47.1 88 62.4 52.9-71.0
Don't know/Not Sure 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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