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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 6,678 213 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,465 97.2 96.7-97.6
-Piedmont 3,352 89 2.5 2.0- 3.2 3,263 97.5 96.8-98.0
GENDER
Male 1,434 40 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,394 97.4 96.1-98.2
Female 1,918 49 2.4 1.8- 3.3 1,869 97.6 96.7-98.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,159 66 2.9 2.2- 3.9 2,093 97.1 96.1-97.8
Non-Hispanic Black 692 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 448 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 688 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 517 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 629 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 609 28 4.0 2.7- 6.0 581 96.0 94.0-97.3
65-74 516 18 3.9 2.4- 6.5 498 96.1 93.5-97.6
75+ 339 18 7.6 4.2-13.3 321 92.4 86.7-95.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 15 5.0 2.8- 8.8 331 95.0 91.2-97.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 837 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 872 32 2.8 1.9- 4.1 840 97.2 95.9-98.1
College Graduate 1,278 29 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,249 98.2 97.3-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 16 5.7 3.3- 9.6 281 94.3 90.4-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 504 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 282 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 355 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 390 14 3.4 1.9- 6.0 376 96.6 94.0-98.1
$75,000+ 833 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 741 52 7.8 5.8-10.6 689 92.2 89.4-94.2
No 2,543 36 1.2 0.8- 1.7 2,507 98.8 98.3-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 20 5.9 3.4-10.0 356 94.1 90.0-96.6
Non-Veteran 2,963 69 2.1 1.6- 2.8 2,894 97.9 97.2-98.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,803 44 2.4 1.7- 3.5 1,759 97.6 96.5-98.3
Regional City or Suburban 886 26 2.7 1.7- 4.3 860 97.3 95.7-98.3
Rural 663 19 2.6 1.5- 4.2 644 97.4 95.8-98.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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