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2016 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 6,513 240 3.2 2.8- 3.8 6,273 96.8 96.2-97.2
GENDER
Male 2,970 110 2.9 2.3- 3.6 2,860 97.1 96.4-97.7
Female 3,543 130 3.6 2.9- 4.4 3,413 96.4 95.6-97.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,717 211 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,506 96.7 96.1-97.2
No 775 28 3.2 2.0- 5.0 747 96.8 95.0-98.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,810 53 2.2 1.6- 3.1 1,757 97.8 96.9-98.4
Overweight 2,143 72 3.1 2.3- 4.2 2,071 96.9 95.8-97.7
Obese 1,918 96 4.6 3.6- 5.8 1,822 95.4 94.2-96.4
Current Smoker
Yes 1,073 36 3.3 2.2- 4.9 1,037 96.7 95.1-97.8
No 5,253 201 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,052 96.7 96.1-97.2
History of CVD**
Yes 774 89 12.1 9.3-15.6 685 87.9 84.4-90.7
No 5,679 143 2.2 1.8- 2.7 5,536 97.8 97.3-98.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 769 17 2.2 1.3- 3.6 752 97.8 96.4-98.7
No 5,332 207 3.5 3.0- 4.2 5,125 96.5 95.8-97.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 387 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,693 218 3.4 2.9- 4.0 5,475 96.6 96.0-97.1
COPD
Yes 523 56 9.5 6.6-13.3 467 90.5 86.7-93.4
No 5,976 184 2.8 2.3- 3.3 5,792 97.2 96.7-97.7
Current Asthma
Yes 524 36 6.8 4.4-10.6 488 93.2 89.4-95.6
No 5,960 201 2.9 2.4- 3.4 5,759 97.1 96.6-97.6
Diabetes
Yes 884 96 10.6 8.2-13.4 788 89.4 86.6-91.8
No 5,623 144 2.3 1.9- 2.9 5,479 97.7 97.1-98.1
Disability1
Yes 1,596 141 8.2 6.6-10.1 1,455 91.8 89.9-93.4
No 4,156 86 2.1 1.6- 2.7 4,070 97.9 97.3-98.4
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,853 156 7.5 6.1- 9.1 1,697 92.5 90.9-93.9
No 4,493 79 1.8 1.4- 2.3 4,414 98.2 97.7-98.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,002 217 11.2 9.5-13.1 1,785 88.8 86.9-90.5
No 4,513 23 0.5 0.3- 0.8 4,490 99.5 99.2-99.7

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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 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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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