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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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%)
TOTAL 7,258 232 2.6 2.2- 3.1 7,026 97.4 96.9-97.8
GENDER
Male 3,101 91 2.3 1.8- 2.9 3,010 97.7 97.1-98.2
Female 4,157 141 2.9 2.4- 3.6 4,016 97.1 96.4-97.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,928 160 2.5 2.1- 3.0 4,768 97.5 97.0-97.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,375 46 3.0 2.2- 4.3 1,329 97.0 95.7-97.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 115 *** *** *** 111 97.6 92.5-99.3
Non-Hispanic Other 252 *** *** *** 242 95.7 89.6-98.3
Hispanic 503 11 2.2 1.2- 4.0 492 97.8 96.0-98.8
AGE
18-34 1,270 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9 1,257 99.0 98.1-99.5
35-44 955 12 1.1 0.6- 2.0 943 98.9 98.0-99.4
45-54 1,099 29 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,070 97.1 95.7-98.1
55-64 1,512 54 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,458 96.2 94.9-97.2
65-74 1,367 66 4.6 3.5- 5.9 1,301 95.4 94.1-96.5
75+ 951 57 6.6 4.9- 8.8 894 93.4 91.2-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 918 46 4.2 3.0- 5.9 872 95.8 94.1-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,996 67 2.6 2.0- 3.3 1,929 97.4 96.7-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,915 55 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,860 97.7 96.8-98.4
College Graduate 2,394 64 2.1 1.6- 2.8 2,330 97.9 97.2-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 849 40 4.8 3.3- 7.1 809 95.2 92.9-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,188 45 3.3 2.2- 4.7 1,143 96.7 95.3-97.8
$25,000- 34,999 703 28 2.7 1.7- 4.1 675 97.3 95.9-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 844 28 2.2 1.4- 3.3 816 97.8 96.7-98.6
$50,000-74,999 788 23 2.2 1.4- 3.4 765 97.8 96.6-98.6
$75,000+ 1,456 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,430 98.4 97.5-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,929 126 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,803 93.6 92.2-94.8
No 5,070 98 1.5 1.1- 1.9 4,972 98.5 98.1-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 997 36 2.6 1.8- 3.7 961 97.4 96.3-98.2
Non-Veteran 6,247 196 2.6 2.2- 3.1 6,051 97.4 96.9-97.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,238 132 2.5 2.0- 3.0 4,106 97.5 97.0-98.0
No 3,020 100 2.8 2.2- 3.5 2,920 97.2 96.5-97.8

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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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