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Table 1.32b: Screening for High Cholesterol by State, 2001

Adults (age 18 and over) who have had their blood cholesterol checked in the past 5 years, by State, 2001a
     
State Percent Standard error
United States 73.3 0.2
Alabama 73.2 0.9
Alaska 69.3 1.3
Arizona 72.0 1.1
Arkansas 69.6 1.0
California 71.6 0.8
Colorado 71.4 1.1
Connecticut 78.5 0.6
Delaware 78.2 0.9
District of Columbia 80.0 1.1
Florida 75.6 0.8
Georgia 75.0 0.8
Hawaii 75.2 0.9
Idaho 65.1 0.8
Illinois 70.8 1.1
Indiana 71.9 0.8
Iowa 70.3 0.9
Kansas 71.6 0.7
Kentucky 71.9 0.8
Louisiana 73.0 0.7
Maine 75.7 1.0
Maryland 79.4 0.8
Massachusetts 80.8 0.5
Michigan 73.8 0.8
Minnesota 75.5 0.8
Mississippi 70.7 0.9
Missouri 71.2 0.9
Montana 68.4 1.1
Nebraska 65.0 0.9
Nevada 71.5 1.2
New Hampshire 76.8 0.7
New Jersey 78.5 0.7
New Mexico 68.3 0.9
New York 76.6 0.8
North Carolina 74.8 0.9
North Dakota 70.9 0.9
Ohio 71.2 0.9
Oklahoma 70.9 0.9
Oregon 69.3 1.0
Pennsylvania 73.7 0.9
Rhode Island 80.1 0.8
South Carolina 78.1 0.9
South Dakota 68.7 0.7
Tennessee 69.0 1.0
Texas 70.8 0.6
Utah 70.0 0.9
Vermont 75.4 0.7
Virginia 76.2 0.9
Washington 70.3 0.8
West Virginia 73.7 0.9
Wisconsin 70.8 0.9
Wyoming 71.9 0.9

a  Measure is age adjusted.

Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

Table 1.32a: Nationla Screening for High Cholesterol, 1998 Table 1.33a: National Counseling on Risk Factors, 2000

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