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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior-MALES

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
-MALES 854 44 5.7 3.9- 8.3 58 7.7 5.7-10.3 657 74.9 70.8-78.6 95 11.7 9.0-15.0
RACE
White 583 28 5.8 3.7- 8.9 38 7.6 5.3-10.8 465 78.1 73.6-82.1 52 8.5 6.0-11.8
African American 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 72.7 63.2-80.5 21 11.0 6.4-18.0
Other Minorities 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 20.7 12.3-32.6
45-54 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** 126 79.1 70.6-85.6 *** *** ***
55-64 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 151 80.7 73.4-86.3 19 8.4 5.0-13.8
65-74 176 *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 81.3 72.6-87.7 18 9.1 5.0-16.0
75+ 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 73.5 62.2-82.4 16 11.8 6.6-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 21.9 13.3-33.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 241 *** *** *** *** *** *** 187 77.2 70.1-83.0 26 10.8 6.9-16.7
Some Post-H.S. 231 *** *** *** 24 11.5 7.2-18.0 168 72.2 64.1-79.1 26 9.1 5.5-14.7
College Graduate 250 *** *** *** *** *** *** 207 85.4 79.8-89.6 23 7.0 4.2-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** *** 125 76.5 67.2-83.7 16 8.9 5.0-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** 71 76.6 65.2-85.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 169 *** *** *** 14 10.2 5.8-17.3 129 74.4 65.2-81.9 18 10.2 5.6-17.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 261 18 7.9 4.5-13.7 22 9.3 5.6-15.2 198 74.8 67.2-81.1 23 8.0 4.6-13.5
No 588 26 5.0 3.1- 8.1 36 7.1 4.9-10.3 456 75.0 70.0-79.3 70 12.9 9.6-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 286 *** *** *** 19 5.8 3.4- 9.6 221 79.7 73.5-84.8 31 9.0 5.8-13.8
Non-Veteran 568 29 5.8 3.7- 9.1 39 8.3 5.8-11.8 436 73.1 68.0-77.7 64 12.7 9.4-17.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 445 25 7.3 4.5-11.7 23 5.3 3.1- 8.7 349 76.6 70.7-81.7 48 10.8 7.3-15.6
No 409 19 3.9 2.3- 6.7 35 10.4 7.2-14.9 308 72.8 67.0-78.0 47 12.8 9.1-17.8

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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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