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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Males

How many days, weeks, months, or years have you been watching or reducing
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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times a day 1+ times a week 1+ times a month All my life
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,349 447 14.7 13.3-16.3 1,203 37.7 35.7-39.8 547 15.5 14.2-17.1 730 19.3 17.8-20.9
-MALES 1,165 181 16.7 14.3-19.5 444 41.2 37.8-44.7 238 19.2 16.8-22.0 302 22.8 20.2-25.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 774 102 14.5 11.7-17.9 272 37.4 33.3-41.7 178 21.6 18.4-25.1 222 26.5 23.0-30.3
Non-Hispanic Black 235 47 18.2 13.3-24.5 115 52.2 44.6-59.7 33 15.6 10.8-21.9 40 14.0 9.8-19.6
Other 140 30 27.0 18.8-37.1 51 42.0 32.7-51.9 23 12.5 7.9-19.1 36 18.5 12.9-26.0
AGE
18-34 157 42 27.6 20.5-36.2 86 57.2 48.3-65.6 19 9.8 5.9-15.7 *** *** ***
35-44 156 28 15.8 10.5-23.0 68 49.6 40.5-58.7 34 18.9 13.0-26.7 26 15.7 10.3-23.0
45-54 206 35 16.1 11.2-22.5 81 39.1 31.8-46.8 41 21.5 15.8-28.6 49 23.4 17.4-30.6
55-64 287 36 11.8 8.1-16.8 105 35.2 29.0-42.1 64 23.1 17.9-29.3 82 29.9 23.8-36.7
65-74 223 24 12.1 7.8-18.3 72 30.9 24.4-38.2 46 19.4 14.2-25.9 81 37.6 30.4-45.4
75+ 123 15 13.0 7.2-22.2 28 22.3 15.0-32.0 *** *** *** 50 36.5 27.1-47.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 25 19.9 13.1-29.1 53 41.1 31.6-51.2 26 20.1 13.3-29.2 26 18.9 12.4-27.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 338 58 17.3 13.0-22.7 156 48.4 41.9-54.8 57 15.2 11.5-19.9 67 19.1 14.6-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 295 42 15.5 11.2-21.0 104 39.1 32.7-46.0 69 22.1 17.2-27.8 80 23.3 18.3-29.1
College Graduate 396 55 15.6 11.7-20.5 128 35.1 29.8-40.9 86 20.5 16.4-25.2 127 28.9 24.2-34.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 21 20.4 12.7-31.2 *** *** *** 18 14.6 8.5-23.9 21 20.2 12.3-31.5
$15,000- 24,999 194 32 17.1 11.7-24.2 80 42.6 34.4-51.2 37 18.1 12.4-25.5 45 22.3 16.0-30.0
$25,000- 34,999 109 22 20.1 12.7-30.3 *** *** *** 28 24.9 16.6-35.7 29 23.3 15.5-33.4
$35,000- 49,999 141 18 14.8 8.7-24.1 60 48.6 38.5-58.7 19 12.2 7.5-19.4 44 24.4 17.3-33.1
$50,000- 74,999 170 24 15.0 9.4-22.9 64 40.1 31.3-49.5 40 21.7 15.5-29.5 42 23.3 16.6-31.7
$75,000+ 284 33 13.0 9.0-18.4 99 36.9 30.5-43.9 71 26.4 20.8-32.9 81 23.7 18.7-29.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 347 56 14.9 11.2-19.7 133 39.7 33.7-46.0 69 20.4 15.8-26.1 89 24.9 19.8-30.8
No 814 122 17.1 14.1-20.5 311 42.0 37.9-46.2 169 18.9 16.0-22.1 212 22.1 19.0-25.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 339 43 12.5 9.0-17.2 110 36.3 30.2-42.8 71 18.5 14.3-23.6 115 32.7 27.0-38.9
Non-Veteran 819 134 17.9 14.9-21.3 333 43.1 39.0-47.2 166 19.5 16.5-22.8 186 19.6 16.7-22.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 308 55 19.9 15.2-25.6 114 36.6 30.7-42.9 54 17.5 13.2-22.7 85 26.0 21.0-31.8
Regional City or Suburban 256 39 16.6 11.9-22.7 100 42.6 35.6-50.0 57 20.8 15.8-26.8 60 20.0 15.2-25.8
Rural 601 87 14.8 11.6-18.8 230 43.3 38.3-48.5 127 19.6 16.0-23.7 157 22.3 18.5-26.6

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*Asked of those who are currently watching or reducing their salt intake.

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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