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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 372 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2 362 97.9 95.8-99.0
Buncombe 341 9 1.9 0.9- 3.7 332 98.1 96.3-99.1
Cabarrus 356 4 1.5 0.4- 4.9 352 98.5 95.1-99.6
Catawba 438 10 1.2 0.6- 2.2 428 98.8 97.8-99.4
Cumberland 461 18 2.9 1.7- 4.8 443 97.1 95.2-98.3
Davidson 389 12 2.6 1.3- 5.1 377 97.4 94.9-98.7
Durham 379 13 2.2 1.1- 4.2 366 97.8 95.8-98.9
Forsyth 396 15 3.6 2.0- 6.1 381 96.4 93.9-98.0
Gaston 396 14 3.1 1.7- 5.6 382 96.9 94.4-98.3
Guilford 413 14 2.4 1.3- 4.6 399 97.6 95.4-98.7
Iredell 414 12 2.1 1.1- 3.7 402 97.9 96.3-98.9
Johnston 456 12 1.2 0.7- 2.3 444 98.8 97.7-99.3
Mecklenburg 653 16 2.3 1.3- 4.1 637 97.7 95.9-98.7
New Hanover 364 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7 352 97.5 95.3-98.7
Onslow 397 10 1.4 0.7- 3.0 387 98.6 97.0-99.3
Orange 368 7 1.8 0.7- 4.6 361 98.2 95.4-99.3
Pitt 382 23 3.8 2.4- 5.9 359 96.2 94.1-97.6
Randolph 389 10 2.1 1.0- 4.1 379 97.9 95.9-99.0
Robeson 371 19 3.1 1.8- 5.3 352 96.9 94.7-98.2
Rowan 427 15 2.2 1.3- 4.0 412 97.8 96.0-98.7
Union 402 13 1.9 1.0- 3.7 389 98.1 96.3-99.0
Wake 566 11 1.7 0.7- 4.0 555 98.3 96.0-99.3
Wayne 436 18 2.7 1.6- 4.8 418 97.3 95.2-98.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,108 199 3.0 2.5- 3.7 4,909 97.0 96.3-97.5
Piedmont 7,345 195 2.0 1.6- 2.4 7,150 98.0 97.6-98.4
Western NC 2,823 90 2.4 1.9- 3.0 2,733 97.6 97.0-98.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,857 56 2.2 1.6- 3.0 1,801 97.8 97.0-98.4
Northwest 3,192 101 2.4 1.9- 3.1 3,091 97.6 96.9-98.1
Charlotte 2,032 49 2.0 1.4- 2.8 1,983 98.0 97.2-98.6
Greensboro 1,751 45 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,706 98.0 97.1-98.7
Southern Regional 1,483 64 3.2 2.2- 4.5 1,419 96.8 95.5-97.8
Coastal 750 27 2.6 1.7- 3.9 723 97.4 96.1-98.3
Wake 1,658 44 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,614 98.2 97.1-98.9
Area L 450 14 2.9 1.5- 5.5 436 97.1 94.5-98.5
Eastern 2,103 84 3.2 2.2- 4.5 2,019 96.8 95.5-97.8

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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