2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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 3,877 1,048 24.9 23.1-26.7 2,829 75.1 73.3-76.9
Region 3 & 5 746 172 22.2 18.8-25.9 574 77.8 74.1-81.2
GENDER
Male 315 79 25.0 19.8-31.0 236 75.0 69.0-80.2
Female 431 93 19.6 15.5-24.4 338 80.4 75.6-84.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 519 107 20.6 16.8-25.1 412 79.4 74.9-83.2
Non-Hispanic Black 140 50 34.9 25.7-45.2 90 65.1 54.8-74.3
Other 87 15 11.1 6.1-19.3 72 88.9 80.7-93.9
AGE
18-44 227 27 13.1 8.7-19.4 200 86.9 80.6-91.3
45-64 286 77 28.6 22.8-35.2 209 71.4 64.8-77.2
65+ 229 67 26.1 20.1-33.1 162 73.9 66.9-79.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 259 77 25.5 20.0-32.0 182 74.5 68.0-80.0
Some College + 487 95 19.9 15.9-24.6 392 80.1 75.4-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 338 87 23.0 18.2-28.6 251 77.0 71.4-81.8
$50,000+ 296 53 20.0 15.0-26.3 243 80.0 73.7-85.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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