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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

How many days, weeks, months, or years have you been watching or reducing
your sodium or salt intake?*

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Total
Respond.^
1+ times a day 1+ times a week 1+ times a month All my life
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,416 142 7.2 5.8- 8.9 171 8.3 6.8-10.1 1,811 72.0 69.3-74.4 292 12.5 10.8-14.5
-Eastern NC 756 54 9.2 6.3-13.3 55 8.8 6.1-12.6 576 72.6 67.3-77.3 71 9.4 6.5-13.4
GENDER
Male 261 *** *** *** *** *** *** 210 76.6 67.7-83.7 *** *** ***
Female 495 37 9.6 5.9-15.3 39 9.8 6.4-14.7 366 69.1 62.4-75.1 53 11.5 7.8-16.6
RACE
White 392 23 8.6 5.2-13.9 23 6.9 4.1-11.4 307 76.0 69.5-81.4 39 8.5 5.4-13.2
African American 226 *** *** *** 20 12.3 6.9-21.0 173 72.4 62.6-80.5 *** *** ***
Other minorities 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 720 51 9.4 6.3-13.8 52 8.8 6.0-12.7 555 74.4 69.1-79.0 62 7.4 5.2-10.5
AGE
18-34 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 227 23 13.7 8.3-21.7 *** *** *** 168 71.8 62.6-79.5 *** *** ***
55-64 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** 149 85.2 76.2-91.3 *** *** ***
65-74 166 *** *** *** *** *** *** 135 80.5 71.5-87.2 *** *** ***
75+ 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 227 *** *** *** *** *** *** 178 75.0 66.0-82.2 19 8.2 4.7-14.0
Some Post-H.S. 234 19 12.8 7.1-22.1 20 11.5 6.3-20.0 172 67.7 58.0-76.1 23 8.0 4.6-13.6
College Graduate 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** 144 81.2 72.8-87.5 20 8.2 4.8-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** 118 69.4 58.2-78.6 19 13.8 8.2-22.3
$25,000- 34,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 181 *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 75.6 65.5-83.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 252 *** *** *** *** *** *** 197 80.5 72.8-86.5 *** *** ***
No 500 34 10.6 6.8-16.2 39 9.7 6.3-14.7 376 69.5 62.8-75.6 51 10.2 6.5-15.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 91 86.2 77.4-91.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 642 48 10.2 6.8-15.0 46 9.6 6.4-14.0 485 69.7 63.7-75.2 63 10.5 7.2-15.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 569 44 10.0 6.6-14.8 42 8.4 5.6-12.7 429 71.3 65.2-76.7 54 10.3 6.9-15.1
No 187 *** *** *** *** *** *** 147 78.4 67.5-86.3 *** *** ***

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*Asked of those who are currently watching or reducing their salt intake.

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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