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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 290 52 20.8 15.4-27.4 119 42.5 35.5-49.7 57 18.1 13.6-23.7 62 18.6 14.1-24.2
GENDER
Male 118 21 20.9 13.0-31.9 44 38.3 28.6-48.9 25 19.9 13.1-29.1 28 20.9 13.8-30.4
Female 172 31 20.7 14.0-29.5 75 45.9 36.4-55.7 32 16.7 11.3-24.0 34 16.8 11.6-23.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 231 40 20.4 14.5-27.9 92 41.2 33.2-49.6 46 18.4 13.5-24.7 53 20.0 14.8-26.5
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 116 19 14.7 8.8-23.5 48 42.3 32.5-52.8 23 21.2 13.7-31.4 26 21.8 14.3-31.6
65+ 113 18 18.0 11.3-27.5 40 32.7 23.9-42.9 25 22.5 15.1-32.2 30 26.8 18.4-37.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 23 23.1 14.9-34.1 53 42.7 33.0-53.0 24 19.7 12.9-29.0 19 14.4 8.8-22.8
Some College + 171 29 18.8 12.4-27.4 66 42.2 32.6-52.5 33 16.7 11.4-23.9 43 22.2 15.8-30.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 36 27.4 19.4-37.1 62 40.5 31.9-49.7 27 15.2 10.1-22.2 29 16.9 11.3-24.4
$50,000+ 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 21.5 13.1-33.2 22 22.4 14.4-33.2

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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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