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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 3,915 2,593 59.4 57.2-61.6 1,322 40.6 38.4-42.8
-Eastern NC 1,187 813 61.7 57.4-65.8 374 38.3 34.2-42.6
GENDER
Male 436 284 59.0 52.5-65.3 152 41.0 34.7-47.5
Female 751 529 64.2 58.5-69.4 222 35.8 30.6-41.5
RACE
White 685 415 53.5 48.4-58.5 270 46.5 41.5-51.6
African American 290 244 76.1 66.8-83.4 46 23.9 16.6-33.2
Other minorities 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,129 773 61.2 56.8-65.5 356 38.8 34.5-43.2
AGE
18-34 157 75 43.9 34.7-53.6 82 56.1 46.4-65.3
35-54 362 234 66.2 59.7-72.1 128 33.8 27.9-40.3
55-64 263 194 72.5 64.7-79.1 69 27.5 20.9-35.3
65-74 232 180 74.3 65.6-81.3 52 25.7 18.7-34.4
75+ 160 118 71.6 61.3-80.0 42 28.4 20.0-38.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 127 69.5 58.4-78.8 46 30.5 21.2-41.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 348 246 63.2 55.1-70.6 102 36.8 29.4-44.9
Some Post-H.S. 363 245 56.3 48.8-63.6 118 43.7 36.4-51.2
College Graduate 302 194 62.1 54.6-69.0 108 37.9 31.0-45.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 232 174 70.4 61.0-78.4 58 29.6 21.6-39.0
$25,000- 34,999 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 313 191 54.6 46.7-62.3 122 45.4 37.7-53.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 385 279 65.4 57.8-72.4 106 34.6 27.6-42.2
No 794 529 60.3 55.1-65.2 265 39.7 34.8-44.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 123 63.4 53.2-72.5 56 36.6 27.5-46.8
Non-Veteran 1,008 690 61.4 56.6-65.9 318 38.6 34.1-43.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 879 616 63.2 58.4-67.9 263 36.8 32.1-41.6
No 308 197 55.5 46.6-64.1 111 44.5 35.9-53.4

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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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