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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 229 27 13.0 8.8-18.7 95 45.5 38.0-53.2 57 23.5 17.9-30.3 50 18.0 13.3-24.0
GENDER
Male 106 14 14.7 8.5-24.2 *** *** *** 27 25.6 17.2-36.3 26 20.9 13.6-30.7
Female 123 13 11.3 6.4-19.0 56 52.1 42.2-61.8 30 21.4 14.6-30.4 24 15.2 9.8-22.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 114 13 12.8 7.3-21.4 44 41.9 32.2-52.2 29 24.3 16.7-34.1 28 20.9 14.2-29.8
Non-Hispanic Black 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 14.6 8.2-24.6
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 64 13 16.2 9.2-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 25.9 17.4-36.6 28 24.3 16.3-34.7
65+ 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 18.0 10.4-29.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 13 15.9 9.0-26.5 *** *** *** 22 21.3 13.5-31.9 15 17.3 10.1-28.0
Some College + 139 14 10.7 6.3-17.6 55 45.4 36.2-55.0 35 25.3 17.9-34.4 35 18.7 13.0-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 16 18.1 10.9-28.5 *** *** *** 23 18.9 12.0-28.5 22 16.2 9.9-25.4
$50,000+ 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 15.1 8.9-24.4

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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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