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MMWR: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage*,† of Adults Aged ≥20 Years Who Had Their Cholesterol Chec

Thursday, March 17, 2016   (0 Comments)

During 2011–2014, 71.2% of adults aged ≥20 years had their blood cholesterol checked in the past 5 years. A smaller percentage of Hispanic adults (62.1%) had their cholesterol checked in the past 5 years compared with non-Hispanic white (73.5%), non- Hispanic black (72.3%), and non-Hispanic Asian (72.9%) adults. This pattern was observed for both men and women. A larger percentage of non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, and Hispanic women had their cholesterol checked compared with their male counterparts, but there was no difference between non-Hispanic Asian men and women.


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