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Receipt of Recommended Cholesterol Screening Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Age and Sex, 2007*

Receipt of Recommended Cholesterol Screening Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Age and Sex, 2007*
Age Group Percent of Adults
Female Male

*Screening received within the past 5 years. Results are based on survey responses from 9 border counties representing 89.1 percent of the border population.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2007.

Total 71.1 67.0
18-34 Years 50.8 42.6
35-44 Years 66.0 74.4
45-64 Years 84.0 82.6
65 Years and Older 91.6 87.4

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