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

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,891 2,369 57.2 55.0-59.3 1,522 42.8 40.7-45.0
Region 3 & 5 749 457 57.5 53.1-61.8 292 42.5 38.2-46.9
GENDER
Male 316 186 57.2 50.6-63.6 130 42.8 36.4-49.4
Female 433 271 57.8 51.9-63.4 162 42.2 36.6-48.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 520 304 54.8 49.6-59.9 216 45.2 40.1-50.4
Non-Hispanic Black 142 102 70.1 59.4-78.9 40 29.9 21.1-40.6
Other 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 229 102 42.3 35.0-50.0 127 57.7 50.0-65.0
45-64 287 192 65.6 58.7-71.8 95 34.4 28.2-41.3
65+ 230 160 68.7 61.0-75.5 70 31.3 24.5-39.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 260 176 62.9 55.4-69.9 84 37.1 30.1-44.6
Some College + 489 281 53.8 48.4-59.1 208 46.2 40.9-51.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 339 220 61.2 54.6-67.4 119 38.8 32.6-45.4
$50,000+ 298 165 53.2 46.3-59.9 133 46.8 40.1-53.7

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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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