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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Males

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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
-MALES 2,443 1,398 54.6 52.2-57.0 1,045 45.4 43.0-47.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,664 921 52.5 49.6-55.4 743 47.5 44.6-50.4
Non-Hispanic Black 409 279 65.3 59.5-70.7 130 34.7 29.3-40.5
Other 334 180 50.9 44.3-57.4 154 49.1 42.6-55.7
AGE
18-34 447 187 42.4 37.2-47.7 260 57.6 52.3-62.8
35-44 348 186 53.0 46.9-59.0 162 47.0 41.0-53.1
45-54 448 240 53.3 47.9-58.5 208 46.7 41.5-52.1
55-64 549 346 63.3 58.5-67.9 203 36.7 32.1-41.5
65-74 402 267 65.3 59.3-70.9 135 34.7 29.1-40.7
75+ 227 158 67.7 59.6-74.9 69 32.3 25.1-40.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 166 55.7 48.6-62.6 115 44.3 37.4-51.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 699 407 56.0 51.6-60.4 292 44.0 39.6-48.4
Some Post-H.S. 624 354 53.2 48.5-57.8 270 46.8 42.2-51.5
College Graduate 822 461 53.5 49.6-57.3 361 46.5 42.7-50.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 128 67.4 58.8-75.0 58 32.6 25.0-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 385 237 61.4 55.4-67.2 148 38.6 32.8-44.6
$25,000- 34,999 220 130 54.4 45.7-62.8 90 45.6 37.2-54.3
$35,000- 49,999 301 171 51.3 44.4-58.3 130 48.7 41.7-55.6
$50,000- 74,999 357 209 56.4 49.9-62.8 148 43.6 37.2-50.1
$75,000+ 604 322 49.7 45.1-54.3 282 50.3 45.7-54.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 625 420 64.4 59.5-69.0 205 35.6 31.0-40.5
No 1,808 972 51.6 48.8-54.4 836 48.4 45.6-51.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 651 413 63.2 58.6-67.5 238 36.8 32.5-41.4
Non-Veteran 1,780 977 52.1 49.3-54.9 803 47.9 45.1-50.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 696 368 50.0 45.7-54.4 328 50.0 45.6-54.3
Regional City or Suburban 554 318 56.3 51.3-61.1 236 43.7 38.9-48.7
Rural 1,193 712 56.9 53.3-60.5 481 43.1 39.5-46.7

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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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