Heart Disease and Stroke

Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who have ever been told by a medical professional that they have high cholesterol, among those who have ever had it checked.


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Story Behind the Curve

National Comparison 2013: 38.4%

Nebraska Racial/Ethnic Comparison (2011 & 2013, combined, age-adjusted):

  • White NH: 32.2%
  • African American NH: 33.2%
  • Native American NH: 35.5%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander NH: 40.5%
  • Hispanic: 33.8%

NH = Non-Hispanic

Scorecard Result Container Indicator Measure Action Actual Value Target Value Tag S R I P PM A m/d/yy m/d/yyyy