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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Kidney Disease-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,574 60 3.0 2.0- 4.5 1,514 97.0 95.5-98.0
AGE
18-24 49 1 5.0 0.7-27.9 48 95.0 72.1-99.3
25-34 191 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 189 99.1 96.4-99.8
35-44 261 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 259 99.0 96.2-99.8
45-54 336 8 2.4 1.0- 5.5 328 97.6 94.5-99.0
55-64 293 14 4.2 2.2- 7.7 279 95.8 92.3-97.8
65-74 257 22 6.5 4.0-10.3 235 93.5 89.7-96.0
75+ 171 10 5.1 2.2-11.3 161 94.9 88.7-97.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 22 4.5 2.7- 7.4 274 95.5 92.6-97.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 511 23 5.1 2.6- 9.9 488 94.9 90.1-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 402 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2 392 98.4 96.8-99.2
College Graduate 363 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7 358 99.1 97.3-99.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 314 30 6.9 4.3-10.9 284 93.1 89.1-95.7
$15,000- 24,999 359 9 2.4 1.1- 5.4 350 97.6 94.6-98.9
$25,000- 34,999 200 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 198 99.0 95.3-99.8
$35,000- 49,999 183 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 180 98.4 95.1-99.5
$50,000-74,999 159 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 157 99.5 97.6-99.9
$75,000+ 137 5 2.3 0.9- 5.8 132 97.7 94.2-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 626 48 6.1 4.3- 8.7 578 93.9 91.3-95.7
No 934 11 1.3 0.4- 4.0 923 98.7 96.0-99.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 1 4.0 0.6-23.7 49 96.0 76.3-99.4
Non-Veteran 1,524 59 2.9 1.9- 4.5 1,465 97.1 95.5-98.1

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Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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