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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to reduce sodium or salt intake?

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,280 686 24.0 21.8-26.3 1,594 76.0 73.7-78.2
GENDER
Male 862 238 22.9 19.6-26.5 624 77.1 73.5-80.4
Female 1,418 448 25.0 22.2-28.1 970 75.0 71.9-77.8
RACE
White 1,641 447 21.9 19.4-24.6 1,194 78.1 75.4-80.6
African American 443 187 32.3 27.0-38.2 256 67.7 61.8-73.0
Other minorities 172 46 23.1 16.6-31.1 126 76.9 68.9-83.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 136 35 29.0 20.8-38.8 101 71.0 61.2-79.2
Non-Hispanic 2,132 647 23.4 21.2-25.8 1,485 76.6 74.2-78.8
AGE
18-34 314 39 9.4 6.5-13.4 275 90.6 86.6-93.5
35-54 710 177 22.7 19.1-26.7 533 77.3 73.3-80.9
55-64 467 158 33.6 28.0-39.6 309 66.4 60.4-72.0
65-74 433 172 40.0 34.0-46.3 261 60.0 53.7-66.0
75+ 338 135 44.0 37.0-51.3 203 56.0 48.7-63.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 131 36.9 30.1-44.3 165 63.1 55.7-69.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 641 215 26.8 22.5-31.5 426 73.2 68.5-77.5
Some Post-H.S. 617 167 20.9 17.1-25.3 450 79.1 74.7-82.9
College Graduate 724 172 17.7 14.7-21.2 552 82.3 78.8-85.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 276 120 36.3 29.0-44.3 156 63.7 55.7-71.0
$15,000- 24,999 389 138 31.4 25.6-37.9 251 68.6 62.1-74.4
$25,000- 34,999 199 61 21.0 14.7-28.9 138 79.0 71.1-85.3
$35,000- 49,999 267 76 20.5 15.4-26.8 191 79.5 73.2-84.6
$50,000+ 697 148 17.3 14.2-21.0 549 82.7 79.0-85.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 628 293 42.7 37.3-48.2 335 57.3 51.8-62.7
No 1,639 390 19.2 16.9-21.7 1,249 80.8 78.3-83.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 251 86 31.6 24.6-39.5 165 68.4 60.5-75.4
Non-Veteran 2,029 600 23.2 20.9-25.7 1,429 76.8 74.3-79.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 836 263 25.4 21.6-29.6 573 74.6 70.4-78.4
No 1,444 423 23.5 20.9-26.3 1,021 76.5 73.7-79.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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