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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Sodium or Salt-Related Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,342 1,904 54.0 52.0-56.0 1,438 46.0 44.0-48.0
Medicaid Region 5 449 270 56.7 51.0-62.3 179 43.3 37.7-49.0
GENDER
Male 167 97 54.8 45.6-63.7 70 45.2 36.3-54.4
Female 282 173 58.3 51.2-65.0 109 41.7 35.0-48.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 197 105 53.4 45.3-61.3 92 46.6 38.7-54.7
Non-Hispanic Black 134 98 66.0 55.0-75.5 *** *** ***
Other 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 148 60 39.6 30.7-49.3 88 60.4 50.7-69.3
45-64 161 109 67.5 58.6-75.2 52 32.5 24.8-41.4
65+ 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 121 60.6 52.1-68.6 75 39.4 31.4-47.9
Some Post-H.S. 139 86 57.2 47.2-66.7 53 42.8 33.3-52.8
College Graduate 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 134 62.5 54.0-70.3 77 37.5 29.7-46.0
$50,000+ 132 76 51.0 41.2-60.7 56 49.0 39.3-58.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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