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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,289 1,509 59.5 56.6-62.4 780 40.5 37.6-43.4
GENDER
Male 866 527 55.6 51.1-59.9 339 44.4 40.1-48.9
Female 1,423 982 63.0 59.2-66.7 441 37.0 33.3-40.8
RACE
White 1,651 1,052 57.5 54.1-61.0 599 42.5 39.0-45.9
African American 442 345 68.5 61.8-74.5 97 31.5 25.5-38.2
Other minorities 172 96 56.8 47.8-65.4 76 43.2 34.6-52.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 138 77 56.0 46.3-65.3 61 44.0 34.7-53.7
Non-Hispanic 2,139 1,424 59.9 56.8-62.9 715 40.1 37.1-43.2
AGE
18-34 314 140 41.2 35.0-47.7 174 58.8 52.3-65.0
35-54 712 451 61.6 56.9-66.0 261 38.4 34.0-43.1
55-64 464 325 72.3 66.8-77.3 139 27.7 22.7-33.2
65-74 436 318 73.8 68.2-78.7 118 26.2 21.3-31.8
75+ 346 264 73.9 67.1-79.6 82 26.1 20.4-32.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 212 67.4 59.8-74.2 82 32.6 25.8-40.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 645 441 58.9 53.2-64.3 204 41.1 35.7-46.8
Some Post-H.S. 626 407 59.9 54.3-65.3 219 40.1 34.7-45.7
College Graduate 722 448 55.3 50.1-60.3 274 44.7 39.7-49.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 199 66.6 58.4-74.0 81 33.4 26.0-41.6
$15,000- 24,999 390 280 69.2 62.4-75.2 110 30.8 24.8-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 200 138 63.2 53.2-72.1 62 36.8 27.9-46.8
$35,000- 49,999 269 180 58.4 49.7-66.6 89 41.6 33.4-50.3
$50,000+ 700 413 55.0 49.9-59.9 287 45.0 40.1-50.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 633 468 70.3 64.7-75.3 165 29.7 24.7-35.3
No 1,644 1,032 56.5 53.1-59.8 612 43.5 40.2-46.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 255 174 65.6 57.1-73.1 81 34.4 26.9-42.9
Non-Veteran 2,034 1,335 58.9 55.8-61.9 699 41.1 38.1-44.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 841 575 62.5 57.6-67.2 266 37.5 32.8-42.4
No 1,448 934 58.4 54.9-61.9 514 41.6 38.1-45.1

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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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