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Table 1.36b
Percent of adults age 18 and over who had their blood cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 years, by State, 2001 and 2004
  2004 2001
State Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total (all reporting States) 72.6 0.4 73.3 0.2
Alabama DNC DNC 73.2 0.9
Alaska DNC DNC 69.3 1.3
Arizona DNC DNC 72.0 1.1
Arkansas DNC DNC 69.6 1.0
California DNC DNC 71.6 0.8
Colorado DNC DNC 71.4 1.1
Connecticut DNC DNC 78.5 0.6
Delaware DNC DNC 78.2 0.9
District of Columbia DNC DNC 80.0 1.1
Florida DNC DNC 75.6 0.8
Georgia DNC DNC 75.0 0.8
Hawaii DNC DNC 75.2 0.9
Idaho DNC DNC 65.1 0.8
Illinois DNC DNC 70.8 1.1
Indiana DNC DNC 71.9 0.8
Iowa DNC DNC 70.3 0.9
Kansas DNC DNC 71.6 0.7
Kentucky DNC DNC 71.9 0.8
Louisiana 71.6 0.6 73.0 0.7
Maine DNC DNC 75.7 1.0
Maryland DNC DNC 79.4 0.8
Massachusetts DNC DNC 80.8 0.5
Michigan DNC DNC 73.8 0.8
Minnesota 74.8 0.8 75.5 0.8
Mississippi DNC DNC 70.7 0.9
Missouri DNC DNC 71.2 0.9
Montana DNC DNC 68.4 1.1
Nebraska DNC DNC 65.0 0.9
Nevada DNC DNC 71.5 1.2
New Hampshire DNC DNC 76.8 0.7
New Jersey DNC DNC 78.5 0.7
New Mexico DNC DNC 68.3 0.9
New York DNC DNC 76.6 0.8
North Carolina DNC DNC 74.8 0.9
North Dakota DNC DNC 70.9 0.9
Ohio 70.7 1.1 71.2 0.9
Oklahoma 67.9 0.7 70.9 0.9
Oregon DNC DNC 69.3 1.0
Pennsylvania DNC DNC 73.7 0.9
Rhode Island DNC DNC 80.1 0.8
South Carolina DNC DNC 78.1 0.9
South Dakota DNC DNC 68.7 0.7
Tennessee 74.4 1.0 69.0 1.0
Texas DNC DNC 70.8 0.6
Utah DNC DNC 70.0 0.9
Vermont DNC DNC 75.4 0.7
Virginia 75.2 0.9 76.2 0.9
Washington DNC DNC 70.3 0.8
West Virginia DNC DNC 73.7 0.9
Wisconsin DNC DNC 70.8 0.9
Wyoming DNC DNC 71.9 0.9

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using 5 age groups: 18-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-64, 65 and over.

DNC - Data were not collected by the State.

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

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