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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,108 199 3.0 2.5- 3.7 4,909 97.0 96.3-97.5
GENDER
Male 1,842 73 2.8 2.1- 3.9 1,769 97.2 96.1-97.9
Female 3,266 126 3.2 2.5- 4.3 3,140 96.8 95.7-97.5
RACE
White 3,447 116 2.1 1.7- 2.6 3,331 97.9 97.4-98.3
African American 1,164 59 5.0 3.4- 7.2 1,105 95.0 92.8-96.6
Other Minorities 472 24 4.4 2.3- 8.1 448 95.6 91.9-97.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 218 12 4.0 2.0- 8.0 206 96.0 92.0-98.0
Non-Hispanic 4,870 184 2.9 2.3- 3.6 4,686 97.1 96.4-97.7
AGE
18-24 180 2 2.1 0.5- 7.9 178 97.9 92.1-99.5
25-34 508 13 2.1 1.2- 4.0 495 97.9 96.0-98.8
35-44 790 12 1.4 0.7- 2.5 778 98.6 97.5-99.3
45-54 980 17 2.0 1.1- 3.7 963 98.0 96.3-98.9
55-64 1,062 46 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,016 96.1 94.6-97.2
65-74 921 58 6.1 4.5- 8.3 863 93.9 91.7-95.5
75+ 637 49 8.1 5.9-11.0 588 91.9 89.0-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 801 62 5.7 3.8- 8.3 739 94.3 91.7-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,564 56 3.2 2.1- 4.9 1,508 96.8 95.1-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,388 37 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,351 98.1 97.3-98.7
College Graduate 1,344 42 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,302 97.7 96.6-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 660 57 6.3 4.5- 8.8 603 93.7 91.2-95.5
$15,000- 24,999 820 32 3.7 2.1- 6.4 788 96.3 93.6-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 568 16 2.7 1.5- 4.6 552 97.3 95.4-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 729 25 2.5 1.6- 3.9 704 97.5 96.1-98.4
$50,000-74,999 757 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7 743 99.1 98.3-99.5
$75,000+ 917 18 1.5 0.9- 2.6 899 98.5 97.4-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,034 146 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,888 94.0 92.6-95.2
No 3,037 50 1.5 0.9- 2.4 2,987 98.5 97.6-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 917 46 3.8 2.7- 5.4 871 96.2 94.6-97.3
Non-Veteran 4,188 153 2.9 2.2- 3.7 4,035 97.1 96.3-97.8

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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.

**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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