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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western 1,036 623 56.1 52.0-60.1 413 43.9 39.9-48.0
GENDER
Male 453 259 55.8 49.8-61.5 194 44.2 38.5-50.2
Female 583 364 56.3 50.6-61.9 219 43.7 38.1-49.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 893 543 56.6 52.2-60.9 350 43.4 39.1-47.8
Non-Hispanic Black 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 142 61 41.5 32.0-51.6 81 58.5 48.4-68.0
35-44 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 155 77 49.4 39.3-59.5 78 50.6 40.5-60.7
55-64 224 139 66.1 58.4-73.0 85 33.9 27.0-41.6
65-74 242 173 67.0 58.8-74.4 69 33.0 25.6-41.2
75+ 152 115 76.6 67.7-83.6 37 23.4 16.4-32.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 291 171 57.5 50.2-64.5 120 42.5 35.5-49.8
Some Post-H.S. 291 170 53.8 46.6-60.9 121 46.2 39.1-53.4
College Graduate 341 210 55.4 48.7-61.9 131 44.6 38.1-51.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 184 114 60.3 50.3-69.5 70 39.7 30.5-49.7
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 175 100 49.1 39.8-58.5 75 50.9 41.5-60.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 334 226 66.8 59.6-73.2 108 33.2 26.8-40.4
No 698 396 51.5 46.6-56.5 302 48.5 43.5-53.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 86 57.1 46.7-66.9 59 42.9 33.1-53.3
Non-Veteran 890 537 56.0 51.6-60.4 353 44.0 39.6-48.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 243 137 53.1 45.6-60.5 106 46.9 39.5-54.4
Rural 793 486 57.1 52.3-61.9 307 42.9 38.1-47.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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