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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Males

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
-MALES 2,447 682 24.9 23.0-27.0 1,765 75.1 73.0-77.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,665 437 23.5 21.1-25.9 1,228 76.5 74.1-78.9
Non-Hispanic Black 410 158 32.8 27.8-38.2 252 67.2 61.8-72.2
Other 337 78 21.5 16.9-26.9 259 78.5 73.1-83.1
AGE
18-34 450 55 12.5 9.3-16.6 395 87.5 83.4-90.7
35-44 348 74 21.9 17.3-27.3 274 78.1 72.7-82.7
45-54 448 125 26.7 22.4-31.6 323 73.3 68.4-77.6
55-64 551 179 30.9 26.6-35.6 372 69.1 64.4-73.4
65-74 403 162 39.4 33.9-45.2 241 60.6 54.8-66.1
75+ 225 81 35.5 28.3-43.4 144 64.5 56.6-71.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 83 27.1 21.5-33.5 193 72.9 66.5-78.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 707 227 28.8 25.1-32.7 480 71.2 67.3-74.9
Some Post-H.S. 626 165 22.9 19.4-26.8 461 77.1 73.2-80.6
College Graduate 822 201 21.4 18.5-24.6 621 78.6 75.4-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 60 30.8 23.5-39.3 124 69.2 60.7-76.5
$15,000- 24,999 384 127 28.9 24.0-34.4 257 71.1 65.6-76.0
$25,000- 34,999 225 71 29.4 22.6-37.2 154 70.6 62.8-77.4
$35,000- 49,999 301 91 27.5 21.8-34.1 210 72.5 65.9-78.2
$50,000- 74,999 360 99 23.8 19.1-29.3 261 76.2 70.7-80.9
$75,000+ 603 141 21.6 18.1-25.5 462 78.4 74.5-81.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 625 251 35.8 31.5-40.4 374 64.2 59.6-68.5
No 1,812 427 21.5 19.4-23.8 1,385 78.5 76.2-80.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 652 214 31.2 27.2-35.6 438 68.8 64.4-72.8
Non-Veteran 1,783 465 23.2 21.0-25.5 1,318 76.8 74.5-79.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 695 166 21.9 18.7-25.6 529 78.1 74.4-81.3
Regional City or Suburban 553 144 22.8 19.2-27.0 409 77.2 73.0-80.8
Rural 1,199 372 28.3 25.3-31.5 827 71.7 68.5-74.7

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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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