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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to reduce sodium or salt intake?

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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
-Piedmont 2,869 779 24.4 22.7-26.2 2,090 75.6 73.8-77.3
GENDER
Male 1,201 311 23.3 20.7-26.0 890 76.7 74.0-79.3
Female 1,668 468 25.4 23.1-27.9 1,200 74.6 72.1-76.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,861 432 21.3 19.3-23.5 1,429 78.7 76.5-80.7
Non-Hispanic Black 589 234 34.2 29.9-38.7 355 65.8 61.3-70.1
Other 382 101 23.2 18.8-28.2 281 76.8 71.8-81.2
AGE
18-34 507 64 12.1 9.3-15.7 443 87.9 84.3-90.7
35-44 446 92 20.3 16.4-24.8 354 79.7 75.2-83.6
45-54 546 135 24.3 20.6-28.5 411 75.7 71.5-79.4
55-64 548 174 30.1 25.9-34.7 374 69.9 65.3-74.1
65-74 471 175 37.7 32.7-43.0 296 62.3 57.0-67.3
75+ 314 124 39.3 33.3-45.6 190 60.7 54.4-66.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 298 104 29.6 24.1-35.8 194 70.4 64.2-75.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 728 241 28.3 24.9-32.0 487 71.7 68.0-75.1
Some Post-H.S. 751 222 25.5 22.2-29.0 529 74.5 71.0-77.8
College Graduate 1,075 206 16.8 14.6-19.2 869 83.2 80.8-85.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 99 36.3 29.5-43.6 142 63.7 56.4-70.5
$15,000- 24,999 448 157 31.6 26.9-36.7 291 68.4 63.3-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 244 76 28.8 22.6-35.9 168 71.2 64.1-77.4
$35,000- 49,999 309 92 26.1 20.8-32.1 217 73.9 67.9-79.2
$50,000- 74,999 344 84 20.7 16.4-25.7 260 79.3 74.3-83.6
$75,000+ 696 121 16.6 13.8-20.0 575 83.4 80.0-86.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 674 268 36.2 32.1-40.5 406 63.8 59.5-67.9
No 2,185 504 21.0 19.1-23.0 1,681 79.0 77.0-80.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 315 97 30.2 24.7-36.3 218 69.8 63.7-75.3
Non-Veteran 2,543 680 23.8 22.0-25.7 1,863 76.2 74.3-78.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,494 396 24.0 21.6-26.5 1,098 76.0 73.5-78.4
Regional City or Suburban 780 192 22.5 19.4-26.0 588 77.5 74.0-80.6
Rural 595 191 28.0 24.1-32.3 404 72.0 67.7-75.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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