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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-African Americans

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
-African Americans 569 49 11.2 7.8-15.8 46 9.4 6.5-13.6 414 68.6 62.9-73.7 60 10.8 7.8-14.8
GENDER
Male 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 72.7 63.2-80.5 21 11.0 6.4-18.0
Female 399 38 14.3 9.6-20.7 31 9.4 5.9-14.7 291 65.6 58.6-72.1 39 10.7 7.0-15.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 566 49 11.3 7.9-16.0 46 9.5 6.5-13.7 412 68.6 62.9-73.8 59 10.5 7.5-14.5
AGE
18-34 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 75.2 64.7-83.4 *** *** ***
55-64 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** 105 69.9 59.3-78.7 *** *** ***
65-74 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 193 17 10.4 6.0-17.5 17 11.6 6.7-19.3 138 68.1 59.0-75.9 21 9.9 5.8-16.4
Some Post-H.S. 166 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 15.3 8.5-25.8
College Graduate 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** 101 74.9 64.2-83.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** 100 70.4 59.3-79.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 74.2 64.4-82.1 *** *** ***
No 381 33 11.8 7.7-17.7 31 9.7 6.2-14.8 272 66.3 59.3-72.6 45 12.3 8.4-17.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 507 44 11.4 7.8-16.5 41 10.1 6.8-14.7 370 68.1 62.0-73.7 52 10.3 7.2-14.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 283 28 12.3 7.4-19.7 22 9.2 5.3-15.5 204 69.9 61.8-76.9 29 8.6 5.4-13.3
No 286 21 10.0 6.0-16.2 24 9.7 5.8-15.8 210 67.1 58.9-74.3 31 13.2 8.4-20.2

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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.

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