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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 381 52 15.8 11.8-20.9 175 45.9 40.1-51.7 58 15.0 11.3-19.6 96 23.3 18.9-28.4
GENDER
Male 155 24 16.0 10.5-23.7 66 44.5 35.9-53.4 24 14.3 9.5-21.1 41 25.2 18.3-33.5
Female 226 28 15.6 10.3-22.9 109 47.2 39.6-54.9 34 15.6 10.5-22.6 55 21.6 16.3-28.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 205 24 14.5 9.4-21.7 87 41.4 33.9-49.3 30 13.5 9.2-19.4 64 30.7 23.9-38.3
Non-Hispanic Black 116 14 13.4 7.4-23.1 *** *** *** 21 19.9 12.2-30.9 21 13.1 7.8-21.2
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 127 30 26.6 18.3-36.8 78 59.7 49.4-69.1 *** *** *** 13 10.2 5.6-17.9
44-64 141 11 8.0 4.4-14.1 62 42.0 33.2-51.3 28 20.0 13.5-28.5 40 30.0 22.1-39.3
65+ 107 *** *** *** 35 31.7 22.6-42.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 19 15.9 9.4-25.7 62 44.2 34.9-53.9 28 21.1 14.0-30.5 31 18.8 12.6-27.0
Some College + 239 33 15.9 11.2-22.1 113 47.5 40.2-54.8 29 11.0 7.4-16.0 64 25.6 19.9-32.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 25 14.7 9.5-22.0 82 47.8 39.1-56.6 30 19.0 12.7-27.4 35 18.5 12.7-26.2
$50,000+ 138 16 16.7 10.2-26.2 64 44.3 35.5-53.5 20 12.8 8.1-19.6 38 26.1 19.0-34.8

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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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