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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-MALES

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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
-MALES 1,473 432 23.7 21.2-26.4 1,041 76.3 73.6-78.8
RACE
White 1,032 284 22.1 19.2-25.3 748 77.9 74.7-80.8
African American 253 95 31.3 24.9-38.6 158 68.7 61.4-75.1
Other Minorities 174 52 21.7 14.6-31.0 122 78.3 69.0-85.4
AGE
18-34 224 25 10.9 7.2-16.3 199 89.1 83.7-92.8
35-44 224 44 17.9 12.9-24.3 180 82.1 75.7-87.1
45-54 266 74 25.8 20.2-32.4 192 74.2 67.6-79.8
55-64 303 112 36.7 30.4-43.6 191 63.3 56.4-69.6
65-74 259 101 34.3 27.3-42.0 158 65.7 58.0-72.7
75+ 192 75 41.8 32.8-51.3 117 58.2 48.7-67.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 85 31.9 25.0-39.8 146 68.1 60.2-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 417 131 23.5 19.1-28.5 286 76.5 71.5-80.9
Some Post-H.S. 385 104 20.6 16.2-25.8 281 79.4 74.2-83.8
College Graduate 438 112 21.2 17.1-26.1 326 78.8 73.9-82.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 56 31.2 23.3-40.5 106 68.8 59.5-76.7
$15,000- 24,999 258 96 31.3 24.6-38.9 162 68.7 61.1-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 128 34 18.6 12.0-27.6 94 81.4 72.4-88.0
$35,000- 49,999 168 51 23.3 16.4-32.1 117 76.7 67.9-83.6
$50,000- 74,999 178 49 24.2 17.4-32.5 129 75.8 67.5-82.6
$75,000+ 310 69 18.2 13.9-23.5 241 81.8 76.5-86.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 416 181 36.7 31.1-42.8 235 63.3 57.2-68.9
No 1,047 248 19.8 17.0-22.8 799 80.2 77.2-83.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 432 148 30.0 24.9-35.6 284 70.0 64.4-75.1
Non-Veteran 1,041 284 21.9 19.1-25.1 757 78.1 74.9-80.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 755 214 23.2 19.7-27.1 541 76.8 72.9-80.3
No 718 218 24.3 20.7-28.2 500 75.7 71.8-79.3

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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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