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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 922 249 24.3 21.0-28.0 673 75.7 72.0-79.0
Region 3 553 171 28.6 24.3-33.5 382 71.4 66.5-75.7
Region 4 1,002 257 22.9 20.1-26.0 745 77.1 74.0-79.9
Region 5 715 192 25.2 21.8-29.0 523 74.8 71.0-78.2
Region 6 436 128 25.3 21.0-30.1 308 74.7 69.9-79.0
Region 7 768 199 24.0 20.8-27.6 569 76.0 72.4-79.2
Region 8 561 180 29.9 25.7-34.5 381 70.1 65.5-74.3
Region 9 & 10 820 259 27.7 24.1-31.7 561 72.3 68.3-75.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,877 575 27.4 25.1-29.9 1,302 72.6 70.1-74.9
Piedmont 2,869 779 24.4 22.7-26.2 2,090 75.6 73.8-77.3
Western NC 1,031 281 25.5 22.1-29.2 750 74.5 70.8-77.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 775 211 25.1 21.3-29.3 564 74.9 70.7-78.7
Northwest 886 247 25.3 22.1-28.8 639 74.7 71.2-77.9
Charlotte 832 224 23.6 20.5-27.1 608 76.4 72.9-79.5
Greensboro 535 139 24.7 20.8-29.1 396 75.3 70.9-79.2
Southern Regional 523 154 25.7 21.7-30.1 369 74.3 69.9-78.3
Southeast 321 94 28.4 22.9-34.6 227 71.6 65.4-77.1
Wake 873 237 24.4 21.4-27.7 636 75.6 72.3-78.6
Area L & Eastern 1,032 329 28.9 25.5-32.5 703 71.1 67.5-74.5

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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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