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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,777 1,635 25.4 24.1-26.8 4,142 74.6 73.2-75.9
-Eastern 1,877 575 27.4 25.1-29.9 1,302 72.6 70.1-74.9
GENDER
Male 793 236 27.2 23.6-31.0 557 72.8 69.0-76.4
Female 1,084 339 27.7 24.7-31.0 745 72.3 69.0-75.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,155 289 22.5 19.7-25.5 866 77.5 74.5-80.3
Non-Hispanic Black 493 219 38.6 33.5-44.0 274 61.4 56.0-66.5
Other 203 60 27.8 21.1-35.7 143 72.2 64.3-78.9
AGE
18-34 292 32 10.8 7.3-15.6 260 89.2 84.4-92.7
35-44 247 64 26.5 20.4-33.7 183 73.5 66.3-79.6
45-54 322 101 30.2 24.8-36.3 221 69.8 63.7-75.2
55-64 439 162 37.1 31.9-42.7 277 62.9 57.3-68.1
65-74 331 125 39.8 33.6-46.2 206 60.2 53.8-66.4
75+ 225 84 40.5 32.8-48.7 141 59.5 51.3-67.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 218 97 38.6 31.2-46.6 121 61.4 53.4-68.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 199 30.3 26.1-34.9 389 69.7 65.1-73.9
Some Post-H.S. 565 158 22.7 19.0-26.8 407 77.3 73.2-81.0
College Graduate 503 120 21.5 17.7-25.8 383 78.5 74.2-82.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 195 83 37.5 29.6-46.0 112 62.5 54.0-70.4
$15,000- 24,999 336 125 34.2 28.3-40.7 211 65.8 59.3-71.7
$25,000- 34,999 159 54 29.9 22.0-39.2 105 70.1 60.8-78.0
$35,000- 49,999 210 57 27.4 20.5-35.7 153 72.6 64.3-79.5
$50,000- 74,999 238 65 23.3 17.3-30.6 173 76.7 69.4-82.7
$75,000+ 349 74 19.5 15.3-24.5 275 80.5 75.5-84.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 591 265 42.1 37.3-47.1 326 57.9 52.9-62.7
No 1,278 309 21.3 18.8-24.1 969 78.7 75.9-81.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 297 90 29.3 23.5-35.7 207 70.7 64.3-76.5
Non-Veteran 1,576 482 27.0 24.5-29.8 1,094 73.0 70.2-75.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 135 26 20.4 13.3-30.1 109 79.6 69.9-86.7
Regional City or Suburban 250 66 20.3 15.6-26.1 184 79.7 73.9-84.4
Rural 1,492 483 29.5 26.7-32.4 1,009 70.5 67.6-73.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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