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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 15,276 484 2.3 2.0- 2.7 14,792 97.7 97.3-98.0
GENDER
Male 5,776 186 2.5 2.0- 3.1 5,590 97.5 96.9-98.0
Female 9,500 298 2.2 1.9- 2.5 9,202 97.8 97.5-98.1
RACE
White 11,924 339 1.9 1.7- 2.2 11,585 98.1 97.8-98.3
African American 2,256 102 3.6 2.7- 4.7 2,154 96.4 95.3-97.3
Asian 100 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 99 99.6 97.0-99.9
Native American 308 16 4.0 2.2- 7.1 292 96.0 92.9-97.8
Other Minorities 635 26 3.0 1.6- 5.5 609 97.0 94.5-98.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 612 29 3.1 1.7- 5.6 583 96.9 94.4-98.3
-English Speaking 227 10 2.4 1.1- 5.1 217 97.6 94.9-98.9
-Spanish Speaking 385 19 3.4 1.6- 6.7 366 96.6 93.3-98.4
Non-Hispanic 14,621 450 2.2 2.0- 2.6 14,171 97.8 97.4-98.0
AGE
18-24 462 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 459 99.3 97.4-99.8
25-34 1,449 23 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,426 98.6 97.5-99.2
35-44 2,352 34 1.3 0.9- 2.0 2,318 98.7 98.0-99.1
45-54 2,971 64 2.0 1.5- 2.7 2,907 98.0 97.3-98.5
55-64 3,281 112 3.0 2.4- 3.8 3,169 97.0 96.2-97.6
65-74 2,676 118 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,558 95.6 94.5-96.5
75+ 1,986 125 6.8 5.4- 8.5 1,861 93.2 91.5-94.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,152 146 4.8 3.6- 6.2 2,006 95.2 93.8-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,444 132 2.3 1.8- 3.0 4,312 97.7 97.0-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 4,008 97 1.6 1.3- 2.1 3,911 98.4 97.9-98.7
College Graduate 4,640 106 1.8 1.4- 2.2 4,534 98.2 97.8-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,710 131 6.3 4.7- 8.3 1,579 93.7 91.7-95.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,442 97 2.9 2.1- 3.9 2,345 97.1 96.1-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,616 38 2.2 1.5- 3.1 1,578 97.8 96.9-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 2,139 54 1.9 1.3- 2.7 2,085 98.1 97.3-98.7
$50,000-74,999 2,201 36 1.1 0.7- 1.7 2,165 98.9 98.3-99.3
$75,000+ 3,159 54 1.3 0.9- 1.7 3,105 98.7 98.3-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,719 345 5.0 4.4- 5.8 5,374 95.0 94.2-95.6
No 9,460 135 1.1 0.9- 1.5 9,325 98.9 98.5-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,316 97 3.8 2.9- 4.8 2,219 96.2 95.2-97.1
Non-Veteran 12,953 387 2.1 1.8- 2.4 12,566 97.9 97.6-98.2

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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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