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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,779 3,608 58.7 57.1-60.3 2,171 41.3 39.7-42.9
-Piedmont 2,871 1,769 59.1 56.9-61.2 1,102 40.9 38.8-43.1
GENDER
Male 1,200 672 54.7 51.4-58.0 528 45.3 42.0-48.6
Female 1,671 1,097 62.9 60.1-65.7 574 37.1 34.3-39.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,864 1,091 55.7 53.0-58.4 773 44.3 41.6-47.0
Non-Hispanic Black 589 449 73.5 69.0-77.5 140 26.5 22.5-31.0
Other 380 209 53.0 46.9-59.0 171 47.0 41.0-53.1
AGE
18-34 505 235 48.1 43.1-53.2 270 51.9 46.8-56.9
35-44 445 248 56.6 51.4-61.6 197 43.4 38.4-48.6
45-54 550 319 56.2 51.5-60.8 231 43.8 39.2-48.5
55-64 548 365 65.0 60.3-69.4 183 35.0 30.6-39.7
65-74 471 345 71.9 66.6-76.6 126 28.1 23.4-33.4
75+ 313 233 74.8 68.6-80.2 80 25.2 19.8-31.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 193 59.1 52.1-65.8 107 40.9 34.2-47.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 727 480 63.1 58.8-67.1 247 36.9 32.9-41.2
Some Post-H.S. 751 481 60.9 56.7-64.8 270 39.1 35.2-43.3
College Graduate 1,076 605 53.2 49.9-56.5 471 46.8 43.5-50.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 179 70.3 62.7-76.9 65 29.7 23.1-37.3
$15,000- 24,999 449 299 64.5 59.1-69.6 150 35.5 30.4-40.9
$25,000- 34,999 239 155 60.0 51.7-67.9 84 40.0 32.1-48.3
$35,000- 49,999 309 196 58.7 51.9-65.2 113 41.3 34.8-48.1
$50,000- 74,999 345 217 60.1 53.6-66.2 128 39.9 33.8-46.4
$75,000+ 697 356 49.4 45.2-53.6 341 50.6 46.4-54.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 677 476 68.2 63.8-72.4 201 31.8 27.6-36.2
No 2,184 1,285 56.4 53.9-58.8 899 43.6 41.2-46.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 314 201 63.9 57.6-69.8 113 36.1 30.2-42.4
Non-Veteran 2,546 1,561 58.5 56.2-60.8 985 41.5 39.2-43.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,498 895 57.3 54.4-60.3 603 42.7 39.7-45.6
Regional City or Suburban 782 493 60.7 56.5-64.7 289 39.3 35.3-43.5
Rural 591 381 61.2 56.2-65.9 210 38.8 34.1-43.8

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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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