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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Cholesterol Awareness

Have you had your blood cholesterol checked within the past five years and were told it was high?

Denominator includes all respondents except those who reported not having their blood cholesterol checked within the past five years and those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

All Adults

9140

65.5

64.3-66.6

34.5

33.4-35.7

 

Told blood cholesterol high by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

18-24

262

85.4

80.3-90.4

14.6

9.74-19.5

25-34

1033

83.5

80.8-86.1

16.5

13.9-19.1

35-44

1910

72.8

70.5-75.1

27.2

24.9-29.5

45-54

2026

63.1

60.6-65.7

36.9

34.3-39.4

55-64

1537

51.6

48.7-54.5

48.4

45.5-51.3

65+

2217

51.8

49.4-54.2

48.2

45.8-50.6

 

Told blood cholesterol high by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Male

3565

63.5

61.6-65.3

36.5

34.7-38.4

Female

5575

67.2

65.7-68.7

32.8

31.4-34.2

 

Told blood cholesterol high by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Less than $15,000

556

59.1

53.8-64.4

40.9

35.6-46.2

$15,000-24,999

1079

62.4

59.0-65.9

37.5

34.1-41.0

$25,000-34,999

791

61.7

57.7-65.7

38.3

34.3-42.3

$35,000-49,999

1155

65.9

62.8-69.1

34.1

30.9-37.2

$50,000-74,999

1381

65.1

62.2-68.0

34.9

32.0-37.8

$75,000+

2910

69.0

67.1-71.0

31.0

29.1-32.9

 

Told blood cholesterol high by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Less than H.S.

627

61.8

57.3-66.4

38.2

33.7-42.7

H.S. or G.E.D.

2399

60.7

58.3-63.0

39.3

37.0-41.7

Some Post-H.S.

2151

67.5

65.2-69.8

32.5

30.2-34.8

College Graduate

3936

68.0

66.3-69.7

32.0

30.3-33.6

 

Told blood cholesterol high by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

7091

62.6

61.3-63.9

37.4

36.1-38.7

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

815

72.1

68.5-75.7

27.9

24.3-31.4

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

388

72.4

67.4-77.5

27.6

22.6-32.6

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

55

73.4

59.2-87.6

26.6

12.4-40.8

Hispanic

672

71.5

67.5-75.5

28.5

24.6-32.4

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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