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2016 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 6,513 240 3.2 2.8- 3.8 6,273 96.8 96.2-97.2
-Western 1,234 44 2.5 1.7- 3.5 1,190 97.5 96.5-98.3
GENDER
Male 542 24 2.6 1.6- 4.0 518 97.4 96.0-98.4
Female 692 20 2.4 1.3- 4.2 672 97.6 95.8-98.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,068 38 2.4 1.6- 3.6 1,030 97.6 96.4-98.4
Non-Hispanic Black 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 184 *** *** *** 184 100 . - .
35-44 150 *** *** *** 150 100 . - .
45-54 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 277 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 174 15 7.6 4.3-13.1 159 92.4 86.9-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 358 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 366 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 356 33 6.7 4.3-10.3 323 93.3 89.7-95.7
No 805 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 399 36 6.9 4.6-10.3 363 93.1 89.7-95.4
No 817 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,072 33 2.2 1.4- 3.3 1,039 97.8 96.7-98.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 310 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 925 38 2.9 1.9- 4.3 887 97.1 95.7-98.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 574 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 415 21 4.2 2.5- 6.8 394 95.8 93.2-97.5
Unable to Work 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** 78 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 533 19 2.5 1.5- 4.1 514 97.5 95.9-98.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 399 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 482 23 3.6 2.1- 6.2 459 96.4 93.8-97.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 354 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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