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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 715 192 25.2 21.8-29.0 523 74.8 71.0-78.2
GENDER
Male 298 85 27.0 21.8-33.0 213 73.0 67.0-78.2
Female 417 107 23.6 19.3-28.6 310 76.4 71.4-80.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 435 96 22.4 18.2-27.2 339 77.6 72.8-81.8
Non-Hispanic Black 164 62 33.4 25.9-41.9 102 66.6 58.1-74.1
Other 102 29 22.1 14.5-32.2 73 77.9 67.8-85.5
AGE
18-44 255 45 16.5 12.0-22.3 210 83.5 77.7-88.0
44-64 253 71 28.0 22.3-34.6 182 72.0 65.4-77.7
65+ 196 68 35.2 27.8-43.3 128 64.8 56.7-72.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 249 81 26.9 21.3-33.4 168 73.1 66.6-78.7
Some College + 461 109 23.9 19.7-28.6 352 76.1 71.4-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 313 102 30.2 24.7-36.3 211 69.8 63.7-75.3
$50,000+ 257 49 19.2 14.2-25.4 208 80.8 74.6-85.8

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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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