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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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A special urine test is used to detect protein or albumin and tells if your kidneys are working properly.
When was the last time that you received a urine test for protein?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,848 1,413 75.9 73.3-78.3 147 7.6 6.3- 9.2 163 9.2 7.6-11.2 125 7.2 5.8- 9.0
-Alamance County 53 38 71.6 56.2-83.2 5 9.8 3.9-22.8 5 9.5 3.6-23.0 5 9.0 3.6-20.8
GENDER
Male 17 10 65.9 38.6-85.6 3 16.9 5.0-43.9 3 10.7 3.0-31.9 1 6.5 0.9-35.1
Female 36 28 75.3 56.1-87.9 2 5.3 1.1-21.7 2 8.7 2.0-30.8 4 10.7 3.9-26.1
RACE
White 40 29 73.2 55.3-85.8 4 9.0 3.1-23.0 4 10.8 3.6-28.0 3 7.0 2.1-21.0
Other 13 9 66.3 35.7-87.4 1 12.7 1.8-53.3 1 5.4 0.7-30.8 2 15.6 3.8-46.8
AGE
18-44 10 7 72.9 38.4-92.1 1 6.7 0.9-36.7 1 13.7 1.9-56.2 1 6.7 0.9-36.8
45+ 43 31 71.1 53.7-83.9 4 11.0 3.9-27.6 4 8.0 2.8-20.5 4 9.9 3.5-24.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 21 69.3 47.8-84.7 4 14.7 5.3-34.5 3 10.7 3.0-31.7 2 5.3 1.2-20.6
Some College + 22 17 79.5 56.9-92.0 1 2.2 0.3-14.5 1 2.5 0.3-15.9 3 15.8 5.1-39.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 28 20 68.9 46.7-84.8 2 9.3 2.2-31.3 3 12.8 3.7-36.0 3 9.1 2.7-26.3
$50,000+ 9 5 68.7 32.0-91.1 2 11.8 2.3-43.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.5 4.2-57.5

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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