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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 553 171 28.6 24.3-33.5 382 71.4 66.5-75.7
GENDER
Male 245 76 26.9 21.0-33.7 169 73.1 66.3-79.0
Female 308 95 30.2 24.1-37.2 213 69.8 62.8-75.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 438 128 27.9 23.0-33.4 310 72.1 66.6-77.0
Non-Hispanic Black 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 149 27 19.1 12.2-28.7 122 80.9 71.3-87.8
44-64 218 69 31.5 24.9-38.9 149 68.5 61.1-75.1
65+ 181 72 39.5 31.8-47.8 109 60.5 52.2-68.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 82 33.9 26.8-41.9 141 66.1 58.1-73.2
Some College + 328 89 24.3 19.3-30.1 239 75.7 69.9-80.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 278 98 31.8 25.7-38.6 180 68.2 61.4-74.3
$50,000+ 178 47 27.4 19.4-37.1 131 72.6 62.9-80.6

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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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