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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western NC 249 12 4.3 2.2- 8.3 11 6.2 3.2-11.7 191 73.8 66.1-80.3 35 15.7 10.6-22.7
GENDER
Male 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 155 *** *** *** *** *** *** 117 72.6 62.6-80.7 24 17.2 10.7-26.5
RACE
White 212 *** *** *** *** *** *** 167 77.1 69.2-83.5 26 11.9 7.5-18.4
Other minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 153 *** *** *** *** *** *** 112 72.2 62.3-80.3 25 18.4 11.7-27.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** 159 73.4 64.8-80.5 28 15.3 9.9-23.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** 131 74.4 65.3-81.7 27 18.4 12.0-27.1
No 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

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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