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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,779 3,608 58.7 57.1-60.3 2,171 41.3 39.7-42.9
Region 5 714 435 58.8 54.4-63.0 279 41.2 37.0-45.6
GENDER
Male 297 167 54.5 47.9-60.9 130 45.5 39.1-52.1
Female 417 268 62.4 56.6-67.9 149 37.6 32.1-43.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 436 248 55.8 50.3-61.1 188 44.2 38.9-49.7
Non-Hispanic Black 165 121 69.6 60.6-77.4 44 30.4 22.6-39.4
Other 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 253 131 51.4 44.3-58.5 122 48.6 41.5-55.7
44-64 254 152 58.8 51.9-65.5 102 41.2 34.5-48.1
65+ 196 143 71.9 63.4-79.1 53 28.1 20.9-36.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 248 159 59.2 51.6-66.4 89 40.8 33.6-48.4
Some College + 461 271 58.0 52.8-63.1 190 42.0 36.9-47.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 311 200 61.5 54.7-67.9 111 38.5 32.1-45.3
$50,000+ 258 139 53.3 46.2-60.2 119 46.7 39.8-53.8

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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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