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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,513 240 3.2 2.8- 3.8 6,273 96.8 96.2-97.2
-Eastern NC 2,330 91 3.3 2.5- 4.3 2,239 96.7 95.7-97.5
GENDER
Male 1,084 40 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,044 97.4 96.2-98.2
Female 1,246 51 4.0 2.8- 5.7 1,195 96.0 94.3-97.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,397 50 2.9 2.1- 4.2 1,347 97.1 95.8-97.9
Non-Hispanic Black 628 28 3.8 2.2- 6.4 600 96.2 93.6-97.8
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 482 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 359 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 492 21 4.3 2.4- 7.6 471 95.7 92.4-97.6
65-74 442 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 418 95.0 92.3-96.8
75+ 239 19 5.7 3.3- 9.7 220 94.3 90.3-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 259 15 4.4 2.5- 7.6 244 95.6 92.4-97.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 724 33 4.1 2.5- 6.6 691 95.9 93.4-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 699 27 3.2 2.1- 4.9 672 96.8 95.1-97.9
College Graduate 641 16 1.5 0.8- 2.6 625 98.5 97.4-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 375 21 4.2 2.5- 6.8 354 95.8 93.2-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 336 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 439 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 657 54 7.1 5.1- 9.8 603 92.9 90.2-94.9
No 1,427 32 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,395 97.8 96.6-98.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 739 65 7.6 5.5-10.4 674 92.4 89.6-94.5
No 1,526 25 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,501 98.4 97.5-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 438 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 419 96.4 93.9-97.9
Non-Veteran 1,892 72 3.3 2.4- 4.4 1,820 96.7 95.6-97.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 406 13 3.1 1.7- 5.5 393 96.9 94.5-98.3
Rural 1,774 75 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,699 96.4 95.2-97.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,148 19 1.5 0.9- 2.6 1,129 98.5 97.4-99.1
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 636 39 5.1 3.4- 7.4 597 94.9 92.6-96.6
Unable to Work 272 24 8.6 5.3-13.6 248 91.4 86.4-94.7
Other not in Labor Force 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 365 17 3.4 1.9- 6.0 348 96.6 94.0-98.1
151% to 200% 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,038 32 2.1 1.3- 3.3 1,006 97.9 96.7-98.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 810 39 3.4 2.2- 5.2 771 96.6 94.8-97.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,087 34 3.0 2.1- 4.4 1,053 97.0 95.6-97.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 434 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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