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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 3,915 2,593 59.4 57.2-61.6 1,322 40.6 38.4-42.8
-MALES 1,478 909 55.8 52.5-59.1 569 44.2 40.9-47.5
RACE
White 1,038 610 52.2 48.3-56.1 428 47.8 43.9-51.7
African American 252 186 68.7 61.0-75.5 66 31.3 24.5-39.0
Other Minorities 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 223 86 37.5 30.8-44.8 137 62.5 55.2-69.2
35-44 225 123 55.4 47.7-63.0 102 44.6 37.0-52.3
45-54 268 169 63.4 56.3-69.9 99 36.6 30.1-43.7
55-64 303 198 64.6 57.8-70.9 105 35.4 29.1-42.2
65-74 262 189 69.7 62.3-76.3 73 30.3 23.7-37.7
75+ 192 141 73.5 64.8-80.6 51 26.5 19.4-35.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 150 63.8 55.7-71.2 79 36.2 28.8-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 260 53.1 46.9-59.2 159 46.9 40.8-53.1
Some Post-H.S. 389 239 56.0 49.7-62.1 150 44.0 37.9-50.3
College Graduate 439 259 52.2 46.1-58.1 180 47.8 41.9-53.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 104 59.8 49.9-68.9 61 40.2 31.1-50.1
$15,000- 24,999 258 179 65.4 57.5-72.5 79 34.6 27.5-42.5
$25,000- 34,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 170 123 61.8 51.8-70.9 47 38.2 29.1-48.2
$50,000- 74,999 180 97 48.5 39.5-57.6 83 51.5 42.4-60.5
$75,000+ 312 174 50.2 43.3-57.0 138 49.8 43.0-56.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 418 284 62.1 55.7-68.2 134 37.9 31.8-44.3
No 1,050 619 54.0 50.1-57.8 431 46.0 42.2-49.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 435 301 65.1 59.0-70.8 134 34.9 29.2-41.0
Non-Veteran 1,043 608 53.1 49.3-57.0 435 46.9 43.0-50.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 758 477 57.0 52.4-61.6 281 43.0 38.4-47.6
No 720 432 54.5 49.7-59.1 288 45.5 40.9-50.3

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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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