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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 5,779 3,608 58.7 57.1-60.3 2,171 41.3 39.7-42.9
-Eastern 1,872 1,216 59.2 56.3-62.0 656 40.8 38.0-43.7
GENDER
Male 790 467 53.8 49.4-58.0 323 46.2 42.0-50.6
Female 1,082 749 64.5 60.6-68.2 333 35.5 31.8-39.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,152 712 57.3 53.6-60.9 440 42.7 39.1-46.4
Non-Hispanic Black 493 371 67.0 61.1-72.4 122 33.0 27.6-38.9
Other 200 117 52.6 44.1-60.8 83 47.4 39.2-55.9
AGE
18-34 291 118 36.8 30.8-43.1 173 63.2 56.9-69.2
35-44 246 141 55.6 48.0-62.8 105 44.4 37.2-52.0
45-54 320 211 65.5 59.1-71.3 109 34.5 28.7-40.9
55-64 437 314 72.9 67.7-77.6 123 27.1 22.4-32.3
65-74 330 254 76.5 70.5-81.6 76 23.5 18.4-29.5
75+ 227 163 73.2 65.8-79.6 64 26.8 20.4-34.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 150 59.1 50.6-67.1 71 40.9 32.9-49.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 582 385 60.6 55.3-65.6 197 39.4 34.4-44.7
Some Post-H.S. 564 368 58.4 53.3-63.3 196 41.6 36.7-46.7
College Graduate 501 311 58.7 53.4-63.7 190 41.3 36.3-46.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 195 146 65.6 56.1-73.9 49 34.4 26.1-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 337 232 62.9 55.7-69.7 105 37.1 30.3-44.3
$25,000- 34,999 159 104 60.0 49.8-69.3 55 40.0 30.7-50.2
$35,000- 49,999 208 142 59.2 50.3-67.6 66 40.8 32.4-49.7
$50,000- 74,999 235 138 59.5 51.4-67.1 97 40.5 32.9-48.6
$75,000+ 350 215 56.2 49.8-62.3 135 43.8 37.7-50.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 591 429 67.4 62.2-72.2 162 32.6 27.8-37.8
No 1,273 782 55.8 52.3-59.3 491 44.2 40.7-47.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 298 200 67.1 60.3-73.2 98 32.9 26.8-39.7
Non-Veteran 1,570 1,012 57.7 54.5-60.9 558 42.3 39.1-45.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 134 82 54.1 44.0-63.9 52 45.9 36.1-56.0
Regional City or Suburban 250 165 60.5 52.9-67.6 85 39.5 32.4-47.1
Rural 1,488 969 59.4 56.1-62.6 519 40.6 37.4-43.9

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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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