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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 436 128 25.3 21.0-30.1 308 74.7 69.9-79.0
GENDER
Male 191 60 26.0 19.7-33.6 131 74.0 66.4-80.3
Female 245 68 24.6 19.1-31.0 177 75.4 69.0-80.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 247 58 21.6 16.4-27.9 189 78.4 72.1-83.6
Non-Hispanic Black 127 48 29.8 21.7-39.3 79 70.2 60.7-78.3
Other 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 144 26 15.5 10.1-23.2 118 84.5 76.8-89.9
44-64 171 58 31.5 24.2-39.8 113 68.5 60.2-75.8
65+ 116 43 37.9 28.8-48.0 73 62.1 52.0-71.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 169 56 28.8 21.8-36.9 113 71.2 63.1-78.2
Some College + 266 72 23.1 17.9-29.2 194 76.9 70.8-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 65 29.4 22.5-37.3 134 70.6 62.7-77.5
$50,000+ 144 36 21.2 15.0-29.0 108 78.8 71.0-85.0

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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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