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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 922 249 24.3 21.0-28.0 673 75.7 72.0-79.0
GENDER
Male 398 117 27.3 22.1-33.3 281 72.7 66.7-77.9
Female 524 132 21.6 17.7-26.2 392 78.4 73.8-82.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 782 213 24.5 20.9-28.6 569 75.5 71.4-79.1
Non-Hispanic Black 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 90 16 14.6 7.8-25.5 74 85.4 74.5-92.2
AGE
18-44 224 30 13.7 8.9-20.4 194 86.3 79.6-91.1
44-64 337 86 23.7 18.5-29.9 251 76.3 70.1-81.5
65+ 350 129 38.7 32.4-45.5 221 61.3 54.5-67.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 354 110 28.9 23.3-35.3 244 71.1 64.7-76.7
Some College + 565 137 20.6 16.8-24.9 428 79.4 75.1-83.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 470 136 25.8 21.0-31.1 334 74.2 68.9-79.0
$50,000+ 282 69 21.4 16.3-27.7 213 78.6 72.3-83.7

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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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