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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 768 199 24.0 20.8-27.6 569 76.0 72.4-79.2
GENDER
Male 332 80 23.5 18.8-29.0 252 76.5 71.0-81.2
Female 436 119 24.5 20.3-29.3 317 75.5 70.7-79.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 458 103 20.2 16.5-24.5 355 79.8 75.5-83.5
Non-Hispanic Black 183 65 32.9 25.4-41.3 118 67.1 58.7-74.6
Other 119 31 26.5 18.7-36.2 88 73.5 63.8-81.3
AGE
18-44 308 51 17.1 12.8-22.4 257 82.9 77.6-87.2
44-64 270 69 23.8 18.7-29.7 201 76.2 70.3-81.3
65+ 182 77 41.5 33.4-50.1 105 58.5 49.9-66.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 264 83 29.6 23.6-36.3 181 70.4 63.7-76.4
Some College + 502 115 20.5 17.0-24.6 387 79.5 75.4-83.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 310 101 30.4 24.8-36.7 209 69.6 63.3-75.2
$50,000+ 307 61 18.2 14.1-23.2 246 81.8 76.8-85.9

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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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