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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,915 2,593 59.4 57.2-61.6 1,322 40.6 38.4-42.8
GENDER
Male 1,478 909 55.8 52.5-59.1 569 44.2 40.9-47.5
Female 2,437 1,684 62.7 59.8-65.5 753 37.3 34.5-40.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,633 1,653 56.1 53.5-58.7 980 43.9 41.3-46.5
Non-Hispanic Black 742 595 71.0 65.8-75.7 147 29.0 24.3-34.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 204 121 59.2 50.9-67.0 83 40.8 33.0-49.1
AGE
18-34 518 228 40.4 35.6-45.4 290 59.6 54.6-64.4
35-44 528 311 60.1 54.9-65.0 217 39.9 35.0-45.1
45-54 665 440 65.0 60.4-69.4 225 35.0 30.6-39.6
55-64 819 576 69.1 64.9-73.0 243 30.9 27.0-35.1
65-74 764 567 72.5 68.1-76.5 197 27.5 23.5-31.9
75+ 587 445 74.8 70.0-79.1 142 25.2 20.9-30.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 526 380 68.2 62.5-73.4 146 31.8 26.6-37.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,123 770 60.1 56.0-64.1 353 39.9 35.9-44.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 732 56.8 52.7-60.8 387 43.2 39.2-47.3
College Graduate 1,143 708 56.3 52.4-60.1 435 43.7 39.9-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 510 364 66.0 59.8-71.7 146 34.0 28.3-40.2
$15,000- 24,999 702 510 68.0 63.0-72.7 192 32.0 27.3-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 378 255 58.9 51.9-65.6 123 41.1 34.4-48.1
$35,000- 49,999 445 304 61.4 54.8-67.5 141 38.6 32.5-45.2
$50,000-74,999 430 254 51.1 44.8-57.3 176 48.9 42.7-55.2
$75,000+ 696 409 54.3 49.5-58.9 287 45.7 41.1-50.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,175 854 67.0 63.0-70.8 321 33.0 29.2-37.0
No 2,719 1,724 56.9 54.4-59.5 995 43.1 40.5-45.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 495 339 64.9 59.1-70.3 156 35.1 29.7-40.9
Non-Veteran 3,420 2,254 58.7 56.3-61.0 1,166 41.3 39.0-43.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,033 1,379 60.7 57.6-63.7 654 39.3 36.3-42.4
No 1,882 1,214 58.0 54.9-61.1 668 42.0 38.9-45.1

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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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