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

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

How many days, weeks, months, or years have you been watching or reducing
your sodium or salt intake?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times a day 1+ times a week 1+ times a month All my life
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,349 447 14.7 13.3-16.3 1,203 37.7 35.7-39.8 547 15.5 14.2-17.1 730 19.3 17.8-20.9
Region 1 & 2 448 58 13.5 10.0-18.1 169 38.5 32.7-44.7 90 22.3 17.5-28.0 131 25.6 20.8-31.1
GENDER
Male 189 21 9.7 5.5-16.5 65 37.8 28.7-47.7 46 23.9 16.9-32.5 57 28.7 20.7-38.2
Female 259 37 16.9 11.7-23.6 104 39.2 32.0-46.9 44 21.0 14.8-28.9 74 22.9 17.7-29.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 385 51 14.0 10.1-19.1 139 34.9 28.9-41.4 78 23.2 18.0-29.4 117 27.8 22.5-34.0
Non-Hispanic Black 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 89 20 20.6 12.2-32.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 12.3 6.2-23.0
44-64 154 19 11.7 7.1-18.6 62 37.2 28.4-47.0 28 21.9 14.5-31.6 45 29.2 20.7-39.6
65+ 203 19 9.1 5.4-14.9 71 35.0 27.3-43.7 41 21.8 15.3-30.1 72 34.1 26.6-42.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 173 24 12.0 7.6-18.3 70 40.3 31.2-50.1 33 20.7 14.0-29.4 46 27.0 19.1-36.8
Some College + 274 34 14.8 9.8-21.9 98 36.9 29.7-44.8 57 23.7 17.4-31.5 85 24.5 19.1-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 33 12.3 8.3-17.8 97 40.9 33.1-49.1 45 21.4 15.4-29.1 69 25.4 18.9-33.2
$50,000+ 134 14 16.0 8.6-27.7 *** *** *** 32 24.4 16.1-35.3 37 22.8 15.5-32.3

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*Asked of those who are currently watching or reducing their salt intake.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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