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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 14.3 7.8-24.9
Mecklenburg 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 83 71.9 60.7-80.9 14 9.8 5.4-17.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 756 54 9.2 6.3-13.3 55 8.8 6.1-12.6 576 72.6 67.3-77.3 71 9.4 6.5-13.4
Piedmont 1,411 76 7.0 5.2- 9.3 105 8.8 6.8-11.3 1,044 70.9 67.3-74.2 186 13.3 11.0-16.0
Western NC 249 *** *** *** *** *** *** 191 73.8 66.1-80.3 35 15.7 10.6-22.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** 129 70.7 60.5-79.2 26 17.6 10.9-27.1
Northwest 363 19 5.4 3.1- 9.2 *** *** *** 276 72.3 65.2-78.5 47 14.7 10.1-20.9
Charlotte 424 24 7.6 4.5-12.7 44 10.9 7.5-15.7 302 69.6 63.0-75.5 54 11.8 8.1-17.0
Greensboro 286 *** *** *** 15 5.4 3.0- 9.5 216 70.6 63.0-77.1 44 17.9 12.6-24.8
Southern Regional 343 *** *** *** *** *** *** 259 73.2 63.3-81.3 *** *** ***
Southeast 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 417 27 7.7 4.6-12.7 27 8.5 5.1-14.0 316 73.0 66.3-78.8 47 10.8 7.5-15.1
Area L & Eastern 256 23 11.6 7.0-18.6 20 8.8 4.9-15.2 191 71.7 63.7-78.5 22 7.9 4.7-13.2

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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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