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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times a day 1+ times a week 1+ times a month All my life
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,349 447 14.7 13.3-16.3 1,203 37.7 35.7-39.8 547 15.5 14.2-17.1 730 19.3 17.8-20.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 685 113 17.9 14.6-21.8 325 49.8 45.2-54.5 123 17.4 14.2-21.1 124 14.9 11.9-18.4
GENDER
Male 235 47 18.2 13.3-24.5 115 52.2 44.6-59.7 33 15.6 10.8-21.9 40 14.0 9.8-19.6
Female 450 66 17.7 13.5-22.8 210 48.1 42.3-53.9 90 18.7 14.7-23.5 84 15.5 11.7-20.3
AGE
18-34 91 24 27.3 18.1-38.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 115 21 16.6 10.6-25.0 *** *** *** 17 12.9 7.8-20.5 16 11.1 6.5-18.3
45-54 144 28 19.4 12.9-28.0 65 43.0 34.2-52.3 28 20.3 13.5-29.2 23 17.3 11.1-26.1
55-64 168 23 12.8 8.1-19.6 71 41.4 32.3-51.2 34 21.8 14.7-31.0 40 24.0 15.7-34.9
65-74 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 23.2 14.9-34.3
75+ 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 45 20.1 14.5-27.1 122 52.0 44.5-59.4 40 13.6 9.6-18.9 45 14.3 10.2-19.7
Some Post-H.S. 179 27 14.0 9.4-20.4 80 49.0 40.3-57.7 35 18.3 12.6-25.8 37 18.7 12.8-26.6
College Graduate 171 24 16.6 10.7-24.8 81 51.5 42.8-60.2 32 18.3 12.7-25.7 34 13.6 9.2-19.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 19.9 12.2-30.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 172 36 20.4 14.3-28.4 79 48.3 38.9-57.8 29 18.8 12.0-28.1 28 12.5 8.0-19.0
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 15.4 8.5-26.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 214 25 10.8 6.9-16.5 101 45.5 37.3-53.8 41 24.7 17.6-33.6 47 19.0 13.1-26.8
No 468 88 20.8 16.6-25.8 222 51.4 45.8-56.9 82 14.6 11.4-18.5 76 13.2 10.0-17.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 15.7 8.5-26.9 18 20.1 12.0-31.7
Non-Veteran 598 101 18.8 15.2-23.0 281 49.5 44.5-54.5 110 17.7 14.2-21.7 106 14.1 11.0-17.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 251 48 20.5 15.3-27.0 117 46.5 39.2-53.8 41 16.0 11.4-22.0 45 17.0 12.0-23.6
Regional City or Suburban 116 18 18.1 10.8-28.8 *** *** *** 28 23.5 15.9-33.2 17 9.5 5.3-16.5
Rural 318 47 15.0 10.7-20.7 155 53.8 46.7-60.8 54 16.1 11.4-22.2 62 15.0 11.0-20.2

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*Asked of those who are currently watching or reducing their salt intake.

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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