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2015 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 6,678 213 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,465 97.2 96.7-97.6
GENDER
Male 2,869 87 2.6 2.0- 3.4 2,782 97.4 96.6-98.0
Female 3,809 126 3.0 2.4- 3.7 3,683 97.0 96.3-97.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,485 151 3.0 2.5- 3.7 4,334 97.0 96.3-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,302 41 2.4 1.7- 3.5 1,261 97.6 96.5-98.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** 87 92.8 82.1-97.3
Non-Hispanic Other 214 *** *** *** 208 97.7 94.0-99.1
Hispanic 493 *** *** *** 485 98.9 97.4-99.5
AGE
18-34 1,257 11 0.7 0.4- 1.5 1,246 99.3 98.5-99.6
35-44 936 17 2.4 1.4- 4.1 919 97.6 95.9-98.6
45-54 1,165 25 2.1 1.3- 3.3 1,140 97.9 96.7-98.7
55-64 1,337 58 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,279 96.1 94.8-97.1
65-74 1,138 52 4.6 3.4- 6.3 1,086 95.4 93.7-96.6
75+ 752 47 7.8 5.4-11.2 705 92.2 88.8-94.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 713 39 5.5 3.8- 8.0 674 94.5 92.0-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,864 54 2.3 1.7- 3.2 1,810 97.7 96.8-98.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,840 64 2.6 1.9- 3.4 1,776 97.4 96.6-98.1
College Graduate 2,232 56 2.0 1.4- 2.7 2,176 98.0 97.3-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 655 38 5.3 3.6- 7.8 617 94.7 92.2-96.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,101 44 3.9 2.7- 5.7 1,057 96.1 94.3-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 584 22 2.8 1.7- 4.5 562 97.2 95.5-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 744 18 1.8 1.1- 3.1 726 98.2 96.9-98.9
$50,000-74,999 816 21 2.3 1.4- 3.7 795 97.7 96.3-98.6
$75,000+ 1,427 28 1.4 0.9- 2.0 1,399 98.6 98.0-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,754 139 8.0 6.5- 9.7 1,615 92.0 90.3-93.5
No 4,784 72 1.2 0.9- 1.6 4,712 98.8 98.4-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 903 37 3.9 2.5- 6.0 866 96.1 94.0-97.5
Non-Veteran 5,755 176 2.6 2.2- 3.2 5,579 97.4 96.8-97.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,970 48 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,922 97.6 96.7-98.3
Regional City or Suburban 1,443 53 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,390 96.6 95.3-97.5
Rural 3,265 112 2.8 2.2- 3.5 3,153 97.2 96.5-97.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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