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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have kidney disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,258 232 2.6 2.2- 3.1 7,026 97.4 96.9-97.8
-African Americans 1,427 47 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,380 97.0 95.8-97.9
GENDER
Male 524 23 3.8 2.4- 6.1 501 96.2 93.9-97.6
Female 903 24 2.3 1.4- 3.7 879 97.7 96.3-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,391 46 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,345 97.0 95.8-97.9
AGE
18-34 292 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 304 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 218 13 6.5 3.6-11.4 205 93.5 88.6-96.4
75+ 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 18 3.0 1.8- 4.8 458 97.0 95.2-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 347 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 310 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 378 31 9.0 6.0-13.4 347 91.0 86.6-94.0
No 978 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5 963 98.6 97.5-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,254 41 3.0 2.1- 4.4 1,213 97.0 95.6-97.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 775 18 1.9 1.0- 3.3 757 98.1 96.7-99.0
No 652 29 4.2 2.8- 6.3 623 95.8 93.7-97.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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