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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Whites

Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to reduce sodium or salt intake?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,898 1,231 25.4 23.7-27.1 2,667 74.6 72.9-76.3
-Whites 2,707 745 22.2 20.4-24.3 1,962 77.8 75.7-79.6
GENDER
Male 1,032 284 22.1 19.2-25.3 748 77.9 74.7-80.8
Female 1,675 461 22.4 19.9-25.0 1,214 77.6 75.0-80.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,639 735 22.3 20.4-24.3 1,904 77.7 75.7-79.6
AGE
18-34 308 26 7.5 4.8-11.4 282 92.5 88.6-95.2
35-44 323 54 16.6 12.3-22.1 269 83.4 77.9-87.7
45-54 452 106 21.9 17.7-26.9 346 78.1 73.1-82.3
55-64 569 164 30.0 25.5-35.0 405 70.0 65.0-74.5
65-74 579 215 36.2 31.3-41.5 364 63.8 58.5-68.7
75+ 459 177 39.4 33.9-45.3 282 60.6 54.7-66.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 112 35.2 28.2-42.8 154 64.8 57.2-71.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 744 227 22.8 19.4-26.6 517 77.2 73.4-80.6
Some Post-H.S. 806 204 20.4 17.2-24.2 602 79.6 75.8-82.8
College Graduate 888 202 18.5 15.7-21.8 686 81.5 78.2-84.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 105 31.6 24.7-39.5 162 68.4 60.5-75.3
$15,000- 24,999 409 125 26.1 21.0-32.0 284 73.9 68.0-79.0
$25,000- 34,999 244 78 22.9 17.1-30.1 166 77.1 69.9-82.9
$35,000- 49,999 334 100 22.9 18.1-28.6 234 77.1 71.4-81.9
$50,000- 74,999 340 80 19.4 14.9-24.9 260 80.6 75.1-85.1
$75,000+ 569 100 15.4 12.3-19.2 469 84.6 80.8-87.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 822 347 38.0 33.7-42.5 475 62.0 57.5-66.3
No 1,870 395 16.9 15.0-19.1 1,475 83.1 80.9-85.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 380 123 28.8 23.4-34.8 257 71.2 65.2-76.6
Non-Veteran 2,327 622 21.3 19.3-23.4 1,705 78.7 76.6-80.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,377 376 22.3 19.7-25.2 1,001 77.7 74.8-80.3
No 1,330 369 22.2 19.5-25.1 961 77.8 74.9-80.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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