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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

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 3,327 880 24.8 23.2-26.6 2,447 75.2 73.4-76.8
Medicaid Region 5 445 144 29.4 24.6-34.7 301 70.6 65.3-75.4
GENDER
Male 165 51 29.1 21.7-37.9 114 70.9 62.1-78.3
Female 280 93 29.6 23.7-36.3 187 70.4 63.7-76.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 195 48 23.3 17.3-30.7 147 76.7 69.3-82.7
Non-Hispanic Black 132 *** *** *** 68 54.4 44.0-64.4
Other 118 32 25.4 17.5-35.3 86 74.6 64.7-82.5
AGE
18-44 147 21 12.8 7.7-20.6 126 87.2 79.4-92.3
45-64 161 65 38.8 30.5-47.8 96 61.2 52.2-69.5
65+ 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 74 36.1 28.4-44.6 120 63.9 55.4-71.6
Some Post-H.S. 138 45 27.3 19.8-36.3 93 72.7 63.7-80.2
College Graduate 111 24 16.9 10.8-25.5 87 83.1 74.5-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 72 33.5 26.1-41.7 136 66.5 58.3-73.9
$50,000+ 132 34 23.0 15.9-32.0 98 77.0 68.0-84.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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