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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 439 271 52.1 45.8-58.4 168 47.9 41.6-54.2
GENDER
Male 176 98 47.3 38.1-56.7 78 52.7 43.3-61.9
Female 263 173 56.7 48.2-64.8 90 43.3 35.2-51.8
RACE
White 384 233 49.7 43.1-56.3 151 50.3 43.7-56.9
Other minorities 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 81 63 80.4 68.1-88.7 18 19.6 11.3-31.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 113 59 36.5 27.0-47.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 281 163 49.1 41.6-56.7 118 50.9 43.3-58.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 378 229 50.4 43.6-57.2 149 49.6 42.8-56.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 313 188 51.0 43.9-58.2 125 49.0 41.8-56.1
No 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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