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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,128 39 3.3 2.2- 5.0 1,089 96.7 95.0-97.8
GENDER
Male 500 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 628 30 4.9 3.1- 7.8 598 95.1 92.2-96.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 970 37 3.8 2.5- 5.6 933 96.2 94.4-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 243 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 253 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 317 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 313 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 376 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 353 29 8.9 5.7-13.8 324 91.1 86.2-94.3
No 756 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 967 37 3.7 2.4- 5.5 930 96.3 94.5-97.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 260 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 868 27 2.6 1.6- 4.2 841 97.4 95.8-98.4

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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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