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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 820 259 27.7 24.1-31.7 561 72.3 68.3-75.9
GENDER
Male 336 93 23.4 18.4-29.3 243 76.6 70.7-81.6
Female 484 166 31.6 26.5-37.1 318 68.4 62.9-73.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 527 134 22.4 18.2-27.1 393 77.6 72.9-81.8
Non-Hispanic Black 224 106 39.7 32.0-48.0 118 60.3 52.0-68.0
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 197 36 14.5 9.8-20.8 161 85.5 79.2-90.2
44-64 348 116 34.7 28.9-41.0 232 65.3 59.0-71.1
65+ 268 105 41.5 34.5-48.9 163 58.5 51.1-65.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 349 128 31.5 25.6-38.0 221 68.5 62.0-74.4
Some College + 469 130 24.2 19.9-29.1 339 75.8 70.9-80.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 396 148 32.2 26.6-38.3 248 67.8 61.7-73.4
$50,000+ 256 58 19.8 14.6-26.3 198 80.2 73.7-85.4

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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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