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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Females

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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
-FEMALES 3,336 2,210 62.4 60.3-64.5 1,126 37.6 35.5-39.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,245 1,425 59.7 57.1-62.3 820 40.3 37.7-42.9
Non-Hispanic Black 710 567 75.5 71.2-79.4 143 24.5 20.6-28.8
Other 347 198 53.9 47.3-60.4 149 46.1 39.6-52.7
AGE
18-34 491 227 45.5 40.4-50.8 264 54.5 49.2-59.6
35-44 453 259 57.5 52.1-62.6 194 42.5 37.4-47.9
45-54 577 367 61.7 56.9-66.3 210 38.3 33.7-43.1
55-64 660 472 71.2 66.9-75.2 188 28.8 24.8-33.1
65-74 641 505 78.4 74.3-82.0 136 21.6 18.0-25.7
75+ 465 353 79.1 74.7-82.9 112 20.9 17.1-25.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 248 62.7 55.6-69.2 102 37.3 30.8-44.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 901 629 67.0 63.0-70.8 272 33.0 29.2-37.0
Some Post-H.S. 982 665 63.7 60.0-67.3 317 36.3 32.7-40.0
College Graduate 1,096 665 55.6 52.1-59.1 431 44.4 40.9-47.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 356 268 67.6 60.7-73.8 88 32.4 26.2-39.3
$15,000- 24,999 585 408 65.0 59.7-69.9 177 35.0 30.1-40.3
$25,000- 34,999 285 193 65.3 57.9-72.0 92 34.7 28.0-42.1
$35,000- 49,999 355 252 67.2 60.7-73.1 103 32.8 26.9-39.3
$50,000- 74,999 366 222 61.9 55.6-67.8 144 38.1 32.2-44.4
$75,000+ 618 349 52.2 47.6-56.8 269 47.8 43.2-52.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 977 711 70.4 66.6-73.9 266 29.6 26.1-33.4
No 2,347 1,491 59.4 56.8-61.9 856 40.6 38.1-43.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 *** *** *** 32 30.2 21.0-41.4
Non-Veteran 3,226 2,133 62.2 60.0-64.3 1,093 37.8 35.7-40.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 936 609 63.5 59.9-67.0 327 36.5 33.0-40.1
Regional City or Suburban 721 477 62.5 58.2-66.7 244 37.5 33.3-41.8
Rural 1,679 1,124 61.6 58.3-64.7 555 38.4 35.3-41.7

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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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