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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 653 16 2.3 1.3- 4.1 637 97.7 95.9-98.7
GENDER
Male 269 8 3.0 1.4- 6.5 261 97.0 93.5-98.6
Female 384 8 1.5 0.7- 3.4 376 98.5 96.6-99.3
RACE
White 446 9 1.6 0.8- 3.3 437 98.4 96.7-99.2
Other 206 7 3.2 1.3- 7.5 199 96.8 92.5-98.7
AGE
18-44 193 0 0.0 . - . 193 100 . - .
45+ 451 16 4.6 2.5- 8.1 435 95.4 91.9-97.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 6 3.1 1.2- 7.6 170 96.9 92.4-98.8
Some College + 473 10 2.0 0.9- 4.2 463 98.0 95.8-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 11 5.0 2.5- 9.7 250 95.0 90.3-97.5
$50,000+ 307 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 303 99.4 98.4-99.8

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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.

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