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Table 1.35b
Percent of adults age 18 and over who have had their blood cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 yearsa, by State, 2001 and 2003
  2003 2001
State Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
         
All reporting States 73.3 0.2 73.3 0.2
         
Alabama 72.8 0.9 73.2 0.9
Alaska 68.4 1.2 69.3 1.3
Arizona 70.2 1.2 72.0 1.1
Arkansas 69.6 0.8 69.6 1.0
California 71.5 0.8 71.6 0.8
Colorado 71.7 0.8 71.4 1.1
Connecticut 78.4 0.7 78.5 0.6
Delaware 77.3 0.9 78.2 0.9
District of Columbia 82.2 1.1 80.0 1.1
Florida 78.1 1.0 75.6 0.8
Georgia 75.9 0.7 75.0 0.8
Hawaii 71.5 0.9 75.2 0.9
Idaho 67.8 0.8 65.1 0.8
Illinois 70.3 0.7 70.8 1.1
Indiana 71.5 0.7 71.9 0.8
Iowa 69.8 0.8 70.3 0.9
Kansas 69.1 0.8 71.6 0.7
Kentucky 73.5 0.8 71.9 0.8
Louisiana 71.7 0.7 73.0 0.7
Maine 75.3 1.1 75.7 1.0
Maryland 77.7 0.9 79.4 0.8
Massachusetts 80.9 0.6 80.8 0.5
Michigan 74.3 0.9 73.8 0.8
Minnesota 75.8 0.8 75.5 0.8
Mississippi 70.5 0.8 70.7 0.9
Missouri 70.7 1.0 71.2 0.9
Montana 68.2 1.0 68.4 1.1
Nebraska 68.4 0.8 65.0 0.9
Nevada 67.2 1.2 71.5 1.2
New Hampshire 78.3 0.7 76.8 0.7
New Jersey 77.4 0.5 78.5 0.7
New Mexico 67.7 0.8 68.3 0.9
New York 75.9 0.7 76.6 0.8
North Carolina 74.5 0.8 74.8 0.9
North Dakota 68.7 0.9 70.9 0.9
Ohio 72.9 0.9 71.2 0.9
Oklahoma 70.3 0.6 70.9 0.9
Oregon 67.5 0.8 69.3 1.0
Pennsylvania 73.6 0.8 73.7 0.9
Rhode Island 81.2 0.8 80.1 0.8
South Carolina 77.5 0.7 78.1 0.9
South Dakota 68.9 0.7 68.7 0.7
Tennessee 75.1 1.0 69.0 1.0
Texas 69.8 0.7 70.8 0.6
Utah 68.6 0.9 70.0 0.9
Vermont 75.4 0.8 75.4 0.7
Virginia 76.3 0.8 76.2 0.9
Washington 72.2 0.4 70.3 0.8
West Virginia 74.8 0.9 73.7 0.9
Wisconsin 74.2 0.8 70.8 0.9
Wyoming 72.2 0.8 71.9 0.9
         

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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

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