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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,779 3,608 58.7 57.1-60.3 2,171 41.3 39.7-42.9
Region 8 558 368 61.9 56.9-66.7 190 38.1 33.3-43.1
GENDER
Male 232 142 58.2 50.6-65.5 90 41.8 34.5-49.4
Female 326 226 65.6 59.0-71.6 100 34.4 28.4-41.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 360 229 62.2 56.1-67.9 131 37.8 32.1-43.9
Non-Hispanic Black 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 160 83 50.8 42.2-59.3 77 49.2 40.7-57.8
44-64 214 152 68.8 61.0-75.6 62 31.2 24.4-39.0
65+ 174 126 73.0 64.7-80.0 48 27.0 20.0-35.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 172 66.9 59.1-73.8 66 33.1 26.2-40.9
Some College + 318 195 57.6 51.0-64.0 123 42.4 36.0-49.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 186 65.5 58.3-72.2 78 34.5 27.8-41.7
$50,000+ 175 99 54.3 45.3-63.0 76 45.7 37.0-54.7

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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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