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Table 1.40
Percent of adults age 18 and over who had their blood cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 years, by State, 2001 and 2005
State 2005 2001
Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total (all reporting States) 72.8 0.2 73.3 0.2
Alabama 72.1 1.0 73.2 0.9
Alaska 68.2 1.3 69.3 1.3
Arizona 66.5 1.3 72.0 1.1
Arkansas 66.7 0.8 69.6 1.0
California 72.5 0.7 71.6 0.8
Colorado 71.5 0.7 71.4 1.1
Connecticut 77.9 0.9 78.5 0.6
Delaware 77.9 0.9 78.2 0.9
District of Columbia 80.1 0.9 80.0 1.1
Florida 74.3 0.8 75.6 0.8
Georgia 75.5 0.8 75.0 0.8
Hawaii 71.7 0.8 75.2 0.9
Idaho 66.5 0.8 65.1 0.8
Illinois 71.3 0.8 70.8 1.1
Indiana 70.8 0.7 71.9 0.8
Iowa 70.9 0.8 70.3 0.9
Kansas 69.8 0.6 71.6 0.7
Kentucky 73.2 0.8 71.9 0.8
Louisiana 73.8 1.0 73.0 0.7
Maine 76.5 0.9 75.7 1.0
Maryland 78.7 0.7 79.4 0.8
Massachusetts 78.2 0.7 80.8 0.5
Michigan 75.1 0.5 73.8 0.8
Minnesota 74.9 1.0 75.5 0.8
Mississippi 69.9 0.9 70.7 0.9
Missouri 72.1 0.9 71.2 0.9
Montana 66.7 0.9 68.4 1.1
Nebraska 70.3 0.7 65.0 0.9
Nevada 66.2 1.3 71.5 1.2
New Hampshire 79.0 0.7 76.8 0.7
New Jersey 76.1 0.6 78.5 0.7
New Mexico 66.5 0.8 68.3 0.9
New York 76.7 0.7 76.6 0.8
North Carolina 71.6 0.5 74.8 0.9
North Dakota 71.0 0.8 70.9 0.9
Ohio 71.9 0.8 71.2 0.9
Oklahoma 70.4 0.7 70.9 0.9
Oregon 67.3 0.5 69.3 1.0
Pennsylvania 73.1 0.6 73.7 0.9
Rhode Island 79.7 0.9 80.1 0.8
South Carolina 78.0 0.6 78.1 0.9
South Dakota 69.9 0.7 68.7 0.7
Tennessee 75.4 1.0 69.0 1.0
Texas 67.1 0.7 70.8 0.6
Utah 67.1 0.8 70.0 0.9
Vermont 74.2 0.7 75.4 0.7
Virginia 77.4 0.8 76.2 0.9
Washington 70.8 0.4 70.3 0.8
West Virginia 74.2 0.9 73.7 0.9
Wisconsin 71.7 0.8 70.8 0.9
Wyoming 73.0 0.8 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.

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

 

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