About how long has it been since you last had
your blood cholesterol checked?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 5277 71.9 0.7 70.5 73.2
Within the past 2 years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 897 14.3 0.5 13.3 15.4
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 534 9.1 0.5 8.2 10.0
5 or more years ago 315 4.7 0.3 4.1 5.3

Responses are among those who reported ever having their
cholesterol checked, excluding unknowns and refusals.