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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 155 58 25.9 18.1-35.5 97 74.1 64.5-81.9
Durham 153 48 25.4 17.2-35.8 105 74.6 64.2-82.8
Forsyth 150 45 24.7 17.3-34.0 105 75.3 66.0-82.7
Gaston 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 159 49 25.2 18.2-33.7 110 74.8 66.3-81.8
Mecklenburg 206 56 22.6 16.9-29.5 150 77.4 70.5-83.1
New Hanover 150 49 23.8 15.0-35.8 *** *** ***
Union 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 201 54 20.1 14.8-26.7 147 79.9 73.3-85.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,179 422 27.9 24.6-31.6 757 72.1 68.4-75.4
Piedmont 2,280 686 24.0 21.8-26.3 1,594 76.0 73.7-78.2
Western NC 439 123 20.2 16.1-25.1 316 79.8 74.9-83.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 310 83 17.9 13.3-23.7 227 82.1 76.3-86.7
Northwest 580 178 25.5 21.4-30.1 402 74.5 69.9-78.6
Charlotte 683 190 23.5 19.6-28.1 493 76.5 71.9-80.4
Greensboro 492 147 24.2 19.8-29.2 345 75.8 70.8-80.2
Southern Regional 533 203 29.5 24.0-35.8 330 70.5 64.2-76.0
Southeast 252 80 27.2 20.2-35.6 172 72.8 64.4-79.8
Wake 640 213 24.2 20.2-28.6 427 75.8 71.4-79.8
Area L & Eastern 408 137 26.0 21.3-31.3 271 74.0 68.7-78.7

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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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