2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 782 231 26.8 23.2-30.8 551 73.2 69.2-76.8
GENDER
Male 354 103 26.1 20.9-32.1 251 73.9 67.9-79.1
Female 428 128 27.5 22.6-33.0 300 72.5 67.0-77.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 430 103 25.0 20.3-30.3 327 75.0 69.7-79.7
Non-Hispanic Black 241 92 31.1 24.3-38.7 149 68.9 61.3-75.7
Other 111 *** *** *** 75 74.5 63.0-83.4
AGE
18-44 251 42 15.0 10.4-21.2 209 85.0 78.8-89.6
45-64 334 110 33.7 27.8-40.2 224 66.3 59.8-72.2
65+ 189 77 38.7 30.4-47.8 112 61.3 52.2-69.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 275 103 30.4 24.3-37.3 172 69.6 62.7-75.7
Some College + 504 127 24.4 20.0-29.4 377 75.6 70.6-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 356 116 29.4 23.8-35.8 240 70.6 64.2-76.2
$50,000+ 284 66 21.7 16.5-28.0 218 78.3 72.0-83.5

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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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