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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Kidney Disease-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,256 102 3.6 2.7- 4.7 2,154 96.4 95.3-97.3
GENDER
Males 682 42 4.4 3.0- 6.3 640 95.6 93.7-97.0
Females 1,574 60 3.0 2.0- 4.5 1,514 97.0 95.5-98.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 23 99.1 93.7-99.9
Non-Hispanic 2,220 99 3.6 2.7- 4.7 2,121 96.4 95.3-97.3
AGE
18-24 78 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 77 97.8 86.0-99.7
25-34 256 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5 252 98.7 96.5-99.5
35-44 386 6 1.8 0.7- 4.8 380 98.2 95.2-99.3
45-54 504 13 3.0 1.5- 5.6 491 97.0 94.4-98.5
55-64 437 22 3.9 2.4- 6.4 415 96.1 93.6-97.6
65-74 345 36 10.8 7.1-16.1 309 89.2 83.9-92.9
75+ 230 19 9.9 5.4-17.3 211 90.1 82.7-94.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 412 39 7.0 4.7-10.5 373 93.0 89.5-95.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 784 35 4.4 2.7- 7.0 749 95.6 93.0-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 567 19 2.5 1.4- 4.6 548 97.5 95.4-98.6
College Graduate 489 8 1.5 0.6- 3.4 481 98.5 96.6-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 413 41 7.9 5.2-11.9 372 92.1 88.1-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 482 16 3.0 1.5- 5.8 466 97.0 94.2-98.5
$25,000- 34,999 284 9 3.3 1.7- 6.6 275 96.7 93.4-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 309 11 3.7 1.8- 7.6 298 96.3 92.4-98.2
$50,000-74,999 246 4 1.2 0.3- 4.8 242 98.8 95.2-99.7
$75,000+ 233 6 1.3 0.5- 3.0 227 98.7 97.0-99.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 908 87 8.5 6.5-11.2 821 91.5 88.8-93.5
No 1,325 14 1.0 0.4- 2.4 1,311 99.0 97.6-99.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 285 18 6.2 3.6-10.4 267 93.8 89.6-96.4
Non-Veteran 1,971 84 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,887 96.9 95.7-97.8

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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.

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