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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 3,327 880 24.8 23.2-26.6 2,447 75.2 73.4-76.8
Region 8 414 119 25.6 20.6-31.2 295 74.4 68.8-79.4
GENDER
Male 171 37 18.3 12.2-26.5 134 81.7 73.5-87.8
Female 243 82 31.7 24.6-39.7 161 68.3 60.3-75.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 261 62 18.7 14.2-24.2 199 81.3 75.8-85.8
Non-Hispanic Black 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 118 15 14.7 8.1-25.1 103 85.3 74.9-91.9
45-64 157 47 29.4 21.3-39.1 110 70.6 60.9-78.7
65+ 137 56 39.3 30.2-49.2 81 60.7 50.8-69.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 54 27.1 19.5-36.3 122 72.9 63.7-80.5
Some Post-H.S. 134 46 29.1 21.1-38.7 88 70.9 61.3-78.9
College Graduate 103 18 13.1 7.9-21.0 85 86.9 79.0-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 57 29.0 21.2-38.3 121 71.0 61.7-78.8
$50,000+ 139 30 20.2 13.0-30.0 109 79.8 70.0-87.0
Don't know/Not Sure 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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