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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,002 257 22.9 20.1-26.0 745 77.1 74.0-79.9
GENDER
Male 412 95 20.2 16.2-24.8 317 79.8 75.2-83.8
Female 590 162 25.4 21.5-29.6 428 74.6 70.4-78.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 657 141 19.1 16.0-22.8 516 80.9 77.2-84.0
Non-Hispanic Black 198 81 36.0 28.7-44.1 117 64.0 55.9-71.3
Other 132 29 20.6 14.0-29.2 103 79.4 70.8-86.0
AGE
18-44 306 45 13.9 10.2-18.8 261 86.1 81.2-89.8
44-64 422 122 28.5 23.9-33.7 300 71.5 66.3-76.1
65+ 262 88 33.6 27.3-40.5 174 66.4 59.5-72.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 382 117 26.7 21.9-32.0 265 73.3 68.0-78.1
Some College + 613 137 20.0 16.7-23.8 476 80.0 76.2-83.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 442 148 30.4 25.6-35.6 294 69.6 64.4-74.4
$50,000+ 344 57 14.7 11.1-19.3 287 85.3 80.7-88.9

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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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