From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey Heart Disease Supplement:
About how long has it been since you had your blood cholesterol checked by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional?
Enter time period for time since last blood cholesterol check.
An adult was considered to have had their cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 years if they responded that it had been 1-94 days, 1-94 weeks, 1-60 months, or 1-5 years since they had their blood cholesterol checked by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional based on the questions in the NUMERATOR section.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups: