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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,795 199 3.0 2.5- 3.6 5,596 97.0 96.4-97.5
No 864 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** 94 100 . - .
Recommended Range 1,900 40 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,860 98.2 97.3-98.8
Overweight 2,208 66 2.4 1.8- 3.1 2,142 97.6 96.9-98.2
Obese 1,801 95 5.1 4.0- 6.5 1,706 94.9 93.5-96.0
Current Smoker
Yes 1,087 36 2.8 1.8- 4.1 1,051 97.2 95.9-98.2
No 5,393 175 2.9 2.4- 3.4 5,218 97.1 96.6-97.6
History of CVD**
Yes 749 80 11.8 9.1-15.2 669 88.2 84.8-90.9
No 5,878 131 1.9 1.5- 2.3 5,747 98.1 97.7-98.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 751 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,525 193 3.2 2.7- 3.8 5,332 96.8 96.2-97.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 285 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,984 198 2.9 2.5- 3.5 5,786 97.1 96.5-97.5
COPD
Yes 547 49 9.7 6.8-13.7 498 90.3 86.3-93.2
No 6,101 162 2.2 1.8- 2.7 5,939 97.8 97.3-98.2
Current Asthma
Yes 546 47 8.8 6.1-12.6 499 91.2 87.4-93.9
No 6,101 166 2.3 1.9- 2.7 5,935 97.7 97.3-98.1
Diabetes
Yes 852 81 9.2 7.2-11.7 771 90.8 88.3-92.8
No 5,819 131 2.0 1.6- 2.5 5,688 98.0 97.5-98.4
Disability
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,044 198 9.8 8.2-11.5 1,846 90.2 88.5-91.8
No 4,634 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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