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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Males

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 6,678 213 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,465 97.2 96.7-97.6
-MALES 2,869 87 2.6 2.0- 3.4 2,782 97.4 96.6-98.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,938 62 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,876 97.2 96.1-98.0
Non-Hispanic Black 490 17 2.4 1.4- 4.2 473 97.6 95.8-98.6
Other 390 *** *** *** 382 97.9 95.6-99.0
AGE
18-34 601 *** *** *** 599 99.8 99.1-99.9
35-44 416 *** *** *** 409 97.8 94.7-99.1
45-54 519 *** *** *** 511 98.0 95.8-99.1
55-64 600 27 3.5 2.3- 5.3 573 96.5 94.7-97.7
65-74 446 25 5.3 3.5- 8.1 421 94.7 91.9-96.5
75+ 255 17 9.0 4.8-16.4 238 91.0 83.6-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 324 11 3.8 1.8- 7.9 313 96.2 92.1-98.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 835 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1 812 98.1 96.9-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 725 28 2.9 1.9- 4.4 697 97.1 95.6-98.1
College Graduate 964 25 2.2 1.4- 3.4 939 97.8 96.6-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 15 6.2 3.5-10.7 218 93.8 89.3-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 462 16 3.2 1.6- 6.3 446 96.8 93.7-98.4
$25,000- 34,999 255 13 3.9 2.1- 7.2 242 96.1 92.8-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 343 *** *** *** 337 99.0 97.7-99.5
$50,000- 74,999 408 *** *** *** 401 98.4 96.2-99.3
$75,000+ 705 17 1.7 1.0- 2.9 688 98.3 97.1-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 690 55 7.6 5.5-10.5 635 92.4 89.5-94.5
No 2,112 31 1.2 0.7- 1.8 2,081 98.8 98.2-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 776 35 4.3 2.7- 6.6 741 95.7 93.4-97.3
Non-Veteran 2,081 52 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,029 97.9 97.1-98.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 851 20 2.3 1.3- 3.9 831 97.7 96.1-98.7
Regional City or Suburban 638 23 3.2 1.9- 5.3 615 96.8 94.7-98.1
Rural 1,380 44 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,336 97.5 96.4-98.2

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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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