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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,779 3,608 58.7 57.1-60.3 2,171 41.3 39.7-42.9
GENDER
Male 2,443 1,398 54.6 52.2-57.0 1,045 45.4 43.0-47.8
Female 3,336 2,210 62.4 60.3-64.5 1,126 37.6 35.5-39.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,909 2,346 56.3 54.3-58.2 1,563 43.7 41.8-45.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,119 846 71.1 67.6-74.3 273 28.9 25.7-32.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 179 102 50.9 41.5-60.3 77 49.1 39.7-58.5
Hispanic 416 222 52.9 47.2-58.5 194 47.1 41.5-52.8
AGE
18-34 938 414 43.9 40.3-47.7 524 56.1 52.3-59.7
35-44 801 445 55.3 51.3-59.3 356 44.7 40.7-48.7
45-54 1,025 607 57.7 54.1-61.2 418 42.3 38.8-45.9
55-64 1,209 818 67.4 64.2-70.5 391 32.6 29.5-35.8
65-74 1,043 772 72.3 68.8-75.6 271 27.7 24.4-31.2
75+ 692 511 74.7 70.5-78.5 181 25.3 21.5-29.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 631 414 59.1 54.2-63.9 217 40.9 36.1-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,600 1,036 61.5 58.5-64.4 564 38.5 35.6-41.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,606 1,019 59.1 56.2-62.0 587 40.9 38.0-43.8
College Graduate 1,918 1,126 54.6 52.0-57.2 792 45.4 42.8-48.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 542 396 67.5 62.2-72.5 146 32.5 27.5-37.8
$15,000- 24,999 970 645 63.4 59.4-67.2 325 36.6 32.8-40.6
$25,000- 34,999 505 323 60.0 54.2-65.4 182 40.0 34.6-45.8
$35,000- 49,999 656 423 58.5 53.7-63.2 233 41.5 36.8-46.3
$50,000-74,999 723 431 59.0 54.4-63.4 292 41.0 36.6-45.6
$75,000+ 1,222 671 50.9 47.6-54.2 551 49.1 45.8-52.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,602 1,131 67.7 64.7-70.6 471 32.3 29.4-35.3
No 4,155 2,463 55.6 53.7-57.5 1,692 44.4 42.5-46.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 757 487 64.0 59.8-68.0 270 36.0 32.0-40.2
Non-Veteran 5,006 3,110 58.0 56.2-59.7 1,896 42.0 40.3-43.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,632 977 57.1 54.3-60.0 655 42.9 40.0-45.7
Regional City or Suburban 1,275 795 59.5 56.2-62.7 480 40.5 37.3-43.8
Rural 2,872 1,836 59.4 57.0-61.8 1,036 40.6 38.2-43.0

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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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