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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 396 14 3.1 1.7- 5.6 382 96.9 94.4-98.3
GENDER
Male 166 6 3.5 1.4- 8.0 160 96.5 92.0-98.6
Female 230 8 2.8 1.2- 6.2 222 97.2 93.8-98.8
RACE
White 343 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2 329 96.0 92.8-97.8
Other 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 107 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 106 99.4 95.8-99.9
45+ 286 13 5.7 3.1-10.3 273 94.3 89.7-96.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 209 7 3.9 1.7- 8.4 202 96.1 91.6-98.3
Some College + 186 7 2.3 0.9- 5.4 179 97.7 94.6-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 7 4.2 1.9- 9.1 203 95.8 90.9-98.1
$50,000+ 121 4 2.4 0.8- 7.2 117 97.6 92.8-99.2

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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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