Stat of the Day

The percentage of U.S. adults ages 20–64 years who had their blood cholesterol checked by a health professional in the past year increased from 56% in 2011 to nearly 62% in 2016.

Source: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 20–64 Years Whose Blood Cholesterol Was Checked by a Health Professional in the Past 12 Months, by Race/Ethnicity§ — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2011 and 2016