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Lack of Cholesterol Awareness

Measures the percent of adults who report that they have not had their cholesterol level checked in the past 5 years.

Measurement Period: 2013-2015
Value: 17.58






HP 2020

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  • 19
  • 38.369

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2013-2015 17.582
    2011-2013 16.54
    2005-2009 15.82

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Boyd, KY; Boyle, KY; Clark, KY; Greenup, KY;

  • 17.58
    • 15.3
    • 20.3
    • 25.4
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 36 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 32 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Boyd

    Chilton, AL; Coffee, AL; Lawrence, AL; Independence, AR; Lassen, CA; Baldwin, GA; Jackson, GA; Polk, GA; Boyd, KY; Boyle, KY; Clark, KY; Greenup, KY; Waldo, ME; Chippewa, MI; Mecosta, MI; Phelps, MO; Lafayette, MS; Franklin, NC; Jackson, NC; Pender, NC; Watauga, NC; Franklin, NY; Gallia, OH; Clarion, PA; Hawkins, TN; Marion, TN; McMinn, TN; Monroe, TN; Rhea, TN; Warren, TN; Charlottesville, VA; Harrisonburg, VA; Petersburg, VA; Wise, VA; Whitman, WA; Jackson, WV; Albany, WY;


  • The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Data Source: (BRFSS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kentucky Department for Public Health. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Data as analyzed at the county level by the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Control Program and College of Public Health.)


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