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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Kidney Disease

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have some form of kidney disease
including chronic kidney disease, nephritis, nephrosis, renal disease, or end-stage renal disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,276 484 2.3 2.0- 2.7 14,792 97.7 97.3-98.0
-Buncombe County 341 9 1.9 0.9- 3.7 332 98.1 96.3-99.1
GENDER
Male 127 4 2.3 0.9- 6.1 123 97.7 93.9-99.1
Female 214 5 1.5 0.6- 4.0 209 98.5 96.0-99.4
RACE
White 307 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6 299 98.3 96.4-99.2
Other 32 1 3.1 0.4-19.2 31 96.9 80.8-99.6
AGE
18-44 75 0 0.0 . - . 75 100 . - .
45+ 265 9 3.2 1.6- 6.2 256 96.8 93.8-98.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 2 1.2 0.3- 5.4 110 98.8 94.6-99.7
Some College + 228 7 2.2 1.0- 4.8 221 97.8 95.2-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 178 98.2 95.1-99.4
$50,000+ 123 4 2.1 0.8- 6.0 119 97.9 94.0-99.2

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^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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