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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Non-Hispanic Black

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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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,119 466 35.7 32.4-39.1 653 64.3 60.9-67.6
GENDER
Male 410 158 32.8 27.8-38.2 252 67.2 61.8-72.2
Female 709 308 38.0 33.8-42.4 401 62.0 57.6-66.2
AGE
18-34 195 32 14.7 10.1-20.9 163 85.3 79.1-89.9
35-44 181 62 31.4 24.3-39.6 119 68.6 60.4-75.7
45-54 224 95 40.9 33.8-48.5 129 59.1 51.5-66.2
55-64 257 129 50.8 43.1-58.4 128 49.2 41.6-56.9
65-74 159 86 53.4 43.7-62.9 73 46.6 37.1-56.3
75+ 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 72 45.4 35.4-55.8 64 54.6 44.2-64.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 403 180 38.1 32.6-43.8 223 61.9 56.2-67.4
Some Post-H.S. 311 118 31.7 26.0-37.8 193 68.3 62.2-74.0
College Graduate 269 96 30.0 24.4-36.3 173 70.0 63.7-75.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 68 37.9 28.8-47.9 88 62.1 52.1-71.2
$15,000- 24,999 272 129 42.7 35.6-50.1 143 57.3 49.9-64.4
$25,000- 34,999 111 42 33.2 24.0-43.8 69 66.8 56.2-76.0
$35,000- 49,999 127 60 41.3 31.5-51.8 67 58.7 48.2-68.5
$50,000- 74,999 116 42 30.1 21.7-40.0 74 69.9 60.0-78.3
$75,000+ 113 33 25.7 17.6-35.9 80 74.3 64.1-82.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 324 189 53.9 47.1-60.6 135 46.1 39.4-52.9
No 791 275 29.2 25.7-33.0 516 70.8 67.0-74.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 58 38.2 29.3-48.0 85 61.8 52.0-70.7
Non-Veteran 975 408 35.4 31.9-39.0 567 64.6 61.0-68.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 411 152 31.9 27.0-37.2 259 68.1 62.8-73.0
Regional City or Suburban 190 71 32.0 25.0-39.9 119 68.0 60.1-75.0
Rural 518 243 41.3 36.1-46.8 275 58.7 53.2-63.9

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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.

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