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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 2,425 799 26.9 24.6-29.2 1,626 73.1 70.8-75.4
RACE
White 1,675 461 22.4 19.9-25.0 1,214 77.6 75.0-80.1
African American 504 256 41.4 35.5-47.4 248 58.6 52.6-64.5
Other Minorities 220 73 25.8 18.3-35.0 147 74.2 65.0-81.7
AGE
18-34 295 48 13.0 9.3-17.8 247 87.0 82.2-90.7
35-44 301 68 22.6 17.3-29.1 233 77.4 70.9-82.7
45-54 398 122 28.5 23.3-34.5 276 71.5 65.5-76.7
55-64 517 184 33.9 28.9-39.2 333 66.1 60.8-71.1
65-74 498 199 40.5 34.9-46.3 299 59.5 53.7-65.1
75+ 386 167 43.2 36.9-49.8 219 56.8 50.2-63.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 143 40.2 32.7-48.3 152 59.8 51.7-67.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 698 260 32.8 28.3-37.6 438 67.2 62.4-71.7
Some Post-H.S. 723 220 22.7 19.1-26.7 503 77.3 73.3-80.9
College Graduate 707 175 19.3 16.0-23.0 532 80.7 77.0-84.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 345 170 39.1 32.1-46.5 175 60.9 53.5-67.9
$15,000- 24,999 439 161 34.6 28.7-40.9 278 65.4 59.1-71.3
$25,000- 34,999 248 90 28.6 22.0-36.3 158 71.4 63.7-78.0
$35,000- 49,999 272 87 24.9 19.0-31.8 185 75.1 68.2-81.0
$50,000- 74,999 251 57 16.1 11.6-21.8 194 83.9 78.2-88.4
$75,000+ 384 65 14.7 10.9-19.5 319 85.3 80.5-89.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 750 359 45.1 40.0-50.2 391 54.9 49.8-60.0
No 1,663 437 21.1 18.8-23.7 1,226 78.9 76.3-81.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,365 781 26.9 24.6-29.4 1,584 73.1 70.6-75.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,267 445 28.5 25.3-31.9 822 71.5 68.1-74.7
No 1,158 354 25.0 21.9-28.4 804 75.0 71.6-78.1

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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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