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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 346 65 18.2 14.1-23.2 139 43.4 37.4-49.6 60 17.0 13.1-21.9 82 21.4 17.0-26.6
GENDER
Male 141 27 16.5 11.1-23.6 52 40.6 31.6-50.3 28 20.1 13.8-28.4 34 22.8 16.1-31.3
Female 205 38 19.5 13.9-26.8 87 45.6 37.7-53.8 32 14.5 10.0-20.6 48 20.3 14.9-27.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 201 32 14.8 10.3-20.8 77 40.2 32.5-48.5 38 19.8 14.3-26.7 54 25.2 19.1-32.4
Non-Hispanic Black 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 13.0 7.7-21.1 15 13.0 7.3-22.2
Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 103 26 22.0 14.5-31.9 *** *** *** 11 8.8 4.6-16.3 17 13.4 7.9-21.8
44-64 123 18 13.8 8.5-21.8 51 41.3 31.9-51.4 26 23.1 15.7-32.6 28 21.8 14.8-30.7
65+ 113 20 19.1 12.3-28.5 36 28.6 20.5-38.3 22 21.3 14.0-31.1 35 31.0 22.3-41.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 122 30 26.1 18.2-36.0 *** *** *** 15 10.9 6.3-18.2 27 21.4 14.3-30.8
Some College + 221 34 12.7 8.8-18.0 88 44.9 37.4-52.7 45 21.3 15.8-28.1 54 21.0 15.8-27.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 34 23.4 16.7-31.8 58 38.7 30.3-47.9 26 14.2 9.3-20.9 37 23.7 17.0-31.9
$50,000+ 119 12 9.1 5.0-16.1 47 41.1 31.1-51.8 29 26.2 18.2-36.1 31 23.7 16.2-33.2

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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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