Adults Who Were Tested and

With High Blood Cholesterol


2007 - 2005 - 2003 - 2001 - 1999 - 1997 - 1995
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Adults Who Were Tested and Diagnosed With High Blood Cholesterol

State 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007
Alabama 27.3% 28.8% 33.2% 32.9% 36.0% 38.3% 39.4%
Alaska 24.9% 25.5% 29.0% 28.7% 27.6% 32.8% 37.6%
Arizona 26.8% 31.9% 25.0% 30.3% 34.6% 33.8% 38.3%
Arkansas 28.8% 30.1% 32.7% 29.9% 34.8% 37.5% 40.1%
California 28.0% 30.4% 30.0% 31.7% 32.7% 35.2% 34.9%
Colorado 27.9% 27.9% 25.9% 29.4% 31.9% 33.1% 33.5%
Connecticut 25.3% 24.3% 28.0% 29.8% 30.8% 33.8% 38.3%
Delaware 30.0% 28.9% 31.6% 30.5% 34.7% 38.9% 38.3%
Florida 31.0% 31.9% 33.0% 31.0% 35.1% 39.7% 37.1%
Georgia 22.0% 24.1% 29.2% 31.9% 33.2% 32.3% 37.4%
Hawaii 27.1% 31.5% 27.6% 25.1% 27.0% 34.6% 36.3%
Idaho 28.1% 29.8% 30.1% 30.3% 31.1% 36.3% 37.6%
Illinois 27.3% 34.3% 31.8% 29.4% 33.6% 36.2% 36.3%
Indiana 30.2% 29.0% 31.6% 30.1% 35.1% 38.0% 38.5%
Iowa 29.5% 28.1% 31.7% 30.4% 31.7% 35.6% 37.8%
Kansas 31.9% 28.0% 27.1% 29.2% 29.4% 33.4% 36.6%
Kentucky 29.8% 30.1% 32.5% 31.1% 35.5% 38.1% 38.5%
Louisiana 26.3% 26.6% 26.5% 27.6% 30.8% 30.3% 33.7%
Maine 29.6% 32.2% 31.2% 30.3% 33.6% 36.2% 40.2%
Maryland 25.0% 28.6% 30.6% 31.1% 33.9% 33.2% 36.9%
Massachusetts 31.3% 25.0% 29.3% 29.7% 32.4% 35.7% 35.6%
Michigan 31.5% 31.2% 32.9% 33.6% 38.2% 38.9% 39.9%
Minnesota 27.1% 31.2% 31.3% 30.2% 30.8% 32.6% 32.4%
Mississippi 25.7% 28.8% 30.1% 31.0% 33.1% 37.6% 38.5%
Missouri 28.8% 30.5% 30.2% 31.3% 33.6% 38.7% 39.5%
Montana 28.3% 31.0% 30.5% 29.0% 29.8% 33.4% 34.6%
Nebraska 28.5% 30.0% 27.4% 27.8% 30.5% 35.2% 36.6%
Nevada 29.9% 29.6% 35.1% 36.5% 36.8% 39.2% 37.1%
New Hampshire 26.6% 30.9% 33.2% 31.0% 33.4% 35.3% 38.7%
New Jersey 25.5% 27.9% 27.1% 30.2% 33.8% 36.7% 38.6%
New Mexico 29.9% 28.0% 27.3% 24.8% 27.2% 30.6% 34.5%
New York 25.8% 28.0% 28.6% 30.1% 34.9% 35.5% 37.7%
North Carolina 23.9% 26.4% 31.2% 28.9% 34.0% 36.3% 39.6%
North Dakota 29.4% 29.8% 30.6% 29.6% 32.6% 35.0% 37.1%
Ohio 28.2% 27.7% 32.4% 32.8% 33.9% 37.2% 39.6%
Oklahoma 28.1% 22.0% 21.2% 29.6% 32.0% 37.8% 41.0%
Oregon 29.5% 31.9% 29.0% 32.1% 34.1% 35.8% 37.6%
Pennsylvania 30.7% 25.9% 28.2% 32.5% 35.2% 37.0% 39.7%
Rhode Island 27.5% 28.1% 28.6% 33.1% 33.1% 34.6% 38.0%
South Carolina 26.2% 24.5% 27.3% 27.8% 33.4% 37.2% 39.2%
South Dakota 25.1% 25.7% 29.4% 29.5% 31.2% 34.0% 34.0%
Tennessee 27.5% 29.5% 29.1% 33.2% 30.1% 32.9% 34.2%
Texas 33.4% 28.7% 30.9% 31.8% 34.3% 34.0% 38.5%
Utah N/A 26.4% 28.4% 29.0% 27.8% 33.3% 32.6%
Vermont 27.4% 25.9% 26.7% 29.5% 30.9% 33.7% 35.1%
Virginia 29.0% 29.5% 31.1% 30.7% 32.9% 37.1% 37.4%
Washington 29.2% 25.6% 28.3% 29.2% 33.3% 36.7% 36.7%
West Virginia 30.4% 32.2% 37.1% 37.7% 38.1% 39.9% 42.4%
Wisconsin 29.6% 26.9% 31.6% 29.7% 32.8% 35.5% 34.9%
Wyoming 27.9% 29.9% 30.9% 30.5% 34.9% 35.9% 38.1%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Respondents aged >=18 years who have had their blood cholesterol checked and have been told it was high.
Denominator: Respondents aged >=18 years who have had their blood cholesterol checked (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

11/3/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.



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