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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 561 180 29.9 25.7-34.5 381 70.1 65.5-74.3
GENDER
Male 235 76 30.3 24.0-37.6 159 69.7 62.4-76.0
Female 326 104 29.5 24.2-35.4 222 70.5 64.6-75.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 362 95 24.9 20.0-30.4 267 75.1 69.6-80.0
Non-Hispanic Black 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 160 29 17.8 12.1-25.5 131 82.2 74.5-87.9
44-64 216 83 36.1 29.2-43.6 133 63.9 56.4-70.8
65+ 175 64 43.2 34.8-52.1 111 56.8 47.9-65.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 241 105 40.8 33.8-48.2 136 59.2 51.8-66.2
Some College + 319 75 20.2 15.7-25.5 244 79.8 74.5-84.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 96 34.7 28.3-41.6 168 65.3 58.4-71.7
$50,000+ 177 46 25.0 18.1-33.4 131 75.0 66.6-81.9

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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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