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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,779 3,608 58.7 57.1-60.3 2,171 41.3 39.7-42.9
GENDER
Male 2,443 1,398 54.6 52.2-57.0 1,045 45.4 43.0-47.8
Female 3,336 2,210 62.4 60.3-64.5 1,126 37.6 35.5-39.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,016 3,195 60.1 58.4-61.8 1,821 39.9 38.2-41.6
No 750 404 51.4 47.0-55.8 346 48.6 44.2-53.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,626 948 54.5 51.4-57.5 678 45.5 42.5-48.6
Overweight 1,929 1,209 59.1 56.4-61.7 720 40.9 38.3-43.6
Obese 1,634 1,111 64.6 61.6-67.6 523 35.4 32.4-38.4
Current Smoker
Yes 960 561 55.0 51.0-58.9 399 45.0 41.1-49.0
No 4,785 3,030 59.7 57.9-61.4 1,755 40.3 38.6-42.1
History of CVD**
Yes 686 551 80.1 76.0-83.7 135 19.9 16.3-24.0
No 5,045 3,025 56.3 54.6-58.0 2,020 43.7 42.0-45.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 609 297 48.2 43.6-52.8 312 51.8 47.2-56.4
No 4,975 3,195 60.4 58.6-62.1 1,780 39.6 37.9-41.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 250 125 47.0 39.8-54.4 125 53.0 45.6-60.2
No 5,327 3,367 59.5 57.8-61.2 1,960 40.5 38.8-42.2
COPD
Yes 505 349 67.2 61.6-72.3 156 32.8 27.7-38.4
No 5,247 3,238 57.9 56.2-59.5 2,009 42.1 40.5-43.8
Current Asthma
Yes 494 331 59.2 53.2-64.9 163 40.8 35.1-46.8
No 5,256 3,259 58.7 57.0-60.3 1,997 41.3 39.7-43.0
Diabetes
Yes 774 604 76.6 72.8-80.0 170 23.4 20.0-27.2
No 4,998 2,998 56.4 54.7-58.1 2,000 43.6 41.9-45.3
Disability
Yes 1,602 1,131 67.7 64.7-70.6 471 32.3 29.4-35.3
No 4,155 2,463 55.6 53.7-57.5 1,692 44.4 42.5-46.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,848 1,322 68.9 66.1-71.6 526 31.1 28.4-33.9
No 3,931 2,286 54.8 52.9-56.7 1,645 45.2 43.3-47.1

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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