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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-African Americans

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
-African Americans 757 351 36.9 32.5-41.5 406 63.1 58.5-67.5
GENDER
Male 253 95 31.3 24.9-38.6 158 68.7 61.4-75.1
Female 504 256 41.4 35.5-47.4 248 58.6 52.6-64.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 750 347 36.7 32.3-41.4 403 63.3 58.6-67.7
AGE
18-34 114 28 18.5 11.9-27.5 86 81.5 72.5-88.1
35-44 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 147 73 45.5 35.9-55.5 74 54.5 44.5-64.1
55-64 181 101 53.8 44.6-62.7 80 46.2 37.3-55.4
65-74 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 253 120 43.3 35.7-51.2 133 56.7 48.8-64.3
Some Post-H.S. 222 98 28.1 21.5-35.8 124 71.9 64.2-78.5
College Graduate 168 68 32.4 24.6-41.3 100 67.6 58.7-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 86 46.5 36.9-56.3 81 53.5 43.7-63.1
$25,000- 34,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 233 143 57.3 48.3-66.0 90 42.7 34.0-51.7
No 519 206 31.1 26.3-36.4 313 68.9 63.6-73.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 677 316 37.2 32.5-42.1 361 62.8 57.9-67.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 370 184 40.5 34.0-47.4 186 59.5 52.6-66.0
No 387 167 33.3 27.6-39.5 220 66.7 60.5-72.4

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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.

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