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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-Non-Hispanic White

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,906 968 22.5 21.0-24.1 2,938 77.5 75.9-79.0
GENDER
Male 1,665 437 23.5 21.1-25.9 1,228 76.5 74.1-78.9
Female 2,241 531 21.6 19.7-23.7 1,710 78.4 76.3-80.3
AGE
18-34 502 42 9.2 6.5-12.8 460 90.8 87.2-93.5
35-44 441 62 15.9 12.0-20.7 379 84.1 79.3-88.0
45-54 665 139 20.9 17.6-24.6 526 79.1 75.4-82.4
55-64 856 236 26.5 23.2-30.2 620 73.5 69.8-76.8
65-74 839 278 34.5 30.7-38.5 561 65.5 61.5-69.3
75+ 569 203 37.4 32.8-42.3 366 62.6 57.7-67.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 110 32.7 26.5-39.5 177 67.3 60.5-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 987 289 25.7 22.7-29.0 698 74.3 71.0-77.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,145 285 21.5 18.9-24.3 860 78.5 75.7-81.1
College Graduate 1,473 277 16.3 14.4-18.5 1,196 83.7 81.5-85.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 277 106 33.6 27.4-40.4 171 66.4 59.6-72.6
$15,000- 24,999 507 158 28.6 24.1-33.5 349 71.4 66.5-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 316 92 27.5 21.9-33.9 224 72.5 66.1-78.1
$35,000- 49,999 464 108 22.0 17.5-27.2 356 78.0 72.8-82.5
$50,000- 74,999 553 130 21.1 17.1-25.8 423 78.9 74.2-82.9
$75,000+ 1,012 186 16.7 14.2-19.5 826 83.3 80.5-85.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,134 420 33.4 30.2-36.8 714 66.6 63.2-69.8
No 2,757 544 18.5 16.8-20.3 2,213 81.5 79.7-83.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 558 167 28.6 24.4-33.2 391 71.4 66.8-75.6
Non-Veteran 3,343 799 21.6 19.9-23.3 2,544 78.4 76.7-80.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 929 197 19.9 17.1-23.1 732 80.1 76.9-82.9
Regional City or Suburban 935 214 20.7 17.9-23.8 721 79.3 76.2-82.1
Rural 2,042 557 25.0 22.7-27.4 1,485 75.0 72.6-77.3

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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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