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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Females

Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to reduce sodium or salt intake?

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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
-FEMALES 3,330 953 25.8 24.1-27.7 2,377 74.2 72.3-75.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,241 531 21.6 19.7-23.7 1,710 78.4 76.3-80.3
Non-Hispanic Black 709 308 38.0 33.8-42.4 401 62.0 57.6-66.2
Other 347 102 26.7 21.5-32.5 245 73.3 67.5-78.5
AGE
18-34 491 59 11.3 8.6-14.7 432 88.7 85.3-91.4
35-44 454 101 22.1 17.7-27.2 353 77.9 72.8-82.3
45-54 575 146 24.0 20.3-28.2 429 76.0 71.8-79.7
55-64 661 224 33.9 29.6-38.4 437 66.1 61.6-70.4
65-74 637 217 35.8 31.3-40.5 420 64.2 59.5-68.7
75+ 465 186 42.4 37.2-47.7 279 57.6 52.3-62.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 153 37.9 31.8-44.4 197 62.1 55.6-68.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 898 299 29.1 25.8-32.6 599 70.9 67.4-74.2
Some Post-H.S. 979 286 24.8 21.9-28.0 693 75.2 72.0-78.1
College Graduate 1,096 212 16.4 14.2-19.0 884 83.6 81.0-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 353 153 36.4 30.5-42.8 200 63.6 57.2-69.5
$15,000- 24,999 583 212 34.9 30.3-39.8 371 65.1 60.2-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 285 86 27.3 21.7-33.7 199 72.7 66.3-78.3
$35,000- 49,999 357 94 24.4 19.6-30.0 263 75.6 70.0-80.4
$50,000- 74,999 365 82 19.9 15.0-25.8 283 80.1 74.2-85.0
$75,000+ 617 101 14.6 11.8-18.1 516 85.4 81.9-88.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 972 412 40.0 36.3-43.8 560 60.0 56.2-63.7
No 2,346 537 20.6 18.7-22.6 1,809 79.4 77.4-81.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 105 22 17.8 11.3-26.9 83 82.2 73.1-88.7
Non-Veteran 3,221 929 26.0 24.2-27.9 2,292 74.0 72.1-75.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 934 256 25.4 22.3-28.7 678 74.6 71.3-77.7
Regional City or Suburban 718 171 21.6 18.3-25.2 547 78.4 74.8-81.7
Rural 1,678 526 28.4 25.8-31.2 1,152 71.6 68.8-74.2

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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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