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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 508 87 18.3 14.7-22.6 198 42.0 37.0-47.2 102 18.0 14.6-22.0 121 21.7 17.8-26.1
GENDER
Male 186 29 18.9 13.1-26.5 65 38.5 30.6-47.0 43 20.5 14.8-27.6 49 22.1 16.5-28.9
Female 322 58 17.8 13.6-23.1 133 44.5 38.2-51.1 59 16.3 12.3-21.1 72 21.3 16.3-27.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 325 46 15.0 11.0-20.1 121 40.3 34.2-46.7 69 19.8 15.4-25.1 89 24.9 20.0-30.5
Non-Hispanic Black 123 26 21.5 14.4-31.0 *** *** *** 17 13.1 7.8-21.1 23 18.8 11.4-29.4
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 136 34 23.7 16.9-32.1 66 52.2 42.9-61.2 24 15.2 9.9-22.6 12 9.0 5.0-15.7
44-64 225 33 14.8 10.2-20.9 93 38.8 31.9-46.2 45 19.3 14.2-25.7 54 27.2 20.6-34.9
65+ 141 19 14.8 9.2-23.0 36 27.0 19.3-36.5 31 20.7 14.4-28.8 55 37.4 29.0-46.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 41 20.8 15.1-27.9 82 46.7 38.7-54.9 38 16.6 11.7-23.0 35 16.0 10.8-22.9
Some College + 311 46 16.5 12.1-22.0 116 38.6 32.4-45.2 64 19.1 14.7-24.5 85 25.8 20.6-31.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 43 19.7 14.4-26.2 96 43.1 35.8-50.8 49 16.7 12.2-22.5 53 20.5 15.0-27.3
$50,000+ 165 23 14.8 9.4-22.5 62 38.9 30.7-47.8 36 21.4 15.2-29.4 44 24.9 18.3-32.8

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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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