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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 3,898 1,231 25.4 23.7-27.1 2,667 74.6 72.9-76.3
-Eastern NC 1,179 422 27.9 24.6-31.6 757 72.1 68.4-75.4
GENDER
Male 435 147 25.5 20.7-31.0 288 74.5 69.0-79.3
Female 744 275 30.2 25.8-35.1 469 69.8 64.9-74.2
RACE
White 682 198 23.3 19.5-27.5 484 76.7 72.5-80.5
African American 287 150 40.0 32.3-48.1 137 60.0 51.9-67.7
Other minorities 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,122 409 28.6 25.1-32.4 713 71.4 67.6-74.9
AGE
18-34 158 28 14.7 9.3-22.3 130 85.3 77.7-90.7
35-54 361 105 27.9 22.3-34.2 256 72.1 65.8-77.7
55-64 261 108 38.2 30.8-46.3 153 61.8 53.7-69.2
65-74 228 104 41.9 33.6-50.8 124 58.1 49.2-66.4
75+ 158 *** *** *** 86 56.6 46.0-66.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 75 33.2 24.1-43.9 98 66.8 56.1-75.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 135 32.1 25.7-39.2 208 67.9 60.8-74.3
Some Post-H.S. 361 125 23.3 18.3-29.2 236 76.7 70.8-81.7
College Graduate 301 87 25.5 19.7-32.3 214 74.5 67.7-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 228 97 40.1 31.5-49.3 131 59.9 50.7-68.5
$25,000- 34,999 122 39 19.6 12.7-29.1 83 80.4 70.9-87.3
$35,000- 49,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 313 75 20.1 14.9-26.5 238 79.9 73.5-85.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 382 181 41.3 34.5-48.4 201 58.7 51.6-65.5
No 789 239 23.2 19.5-27.3 550 76.8 72.7-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 59 25.8 18.9-34.1 120 74.2 65.9-81.1
Non-Veteran 1,000 363 28.4 24.6-32.4 637 71.6 67.6-75.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 874 315 28.7 24.8-32.9 559 71.3 67.1-75.2
No 305 107 25.0 19.0-32.3 198 75.0 67.7-81.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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