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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Kidney Disease--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,433 436 2.4 2.1- 2.7 12,997 97.6 97.3-97.9
No 1,818 48 2.1 1.4- 3.4 1,770 97.9 96.6-98.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 227 11 4.8 2.1-10.7 216 95.2 89.3-97.9
Recommended Range 4,752 107 1.7 1.3- 2.3 4,645 98.3 97.7-98.7
Overweight 5,424 168 2.4 1.9- 2.9 5,256 97.6 97.1-98.1
Obese 4,231 175 2.9 2.3- 3.6 4,056 97.1 96.4-97.7
Current Smoker
No 12,449 408 2.5 2.2- 2.9 12,041 97.5 97.1-97.8
Yes 2,777 73 1.5 1.2- 2.0 2,704 98.5 98.0-98.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,894 166 7.5 6.2- 9.1 1,728 92.5 90.9-93.8
No 13,232 301 1.8 1.5- 2.1 12,931 98.2 97.9-98.5
Binge Drinker
No 13,820 464 2.6 2.2- 2.9 13,356 97.4 97.1-97.8
Yes 1,312 18 1.0 0.5- 1.7 1,294 99.0 98.3-99.5
Heavy Drinker
No 14,487 474 2.4 2.1- 2.8 14,013 97.6 97.2-97.9
Yes 548 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4 542 99.5 98.6-99.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,259 86 4.8 3.6- 6.4 1,173 95.2 93.6-96.4
No 13,950 393 2.1 1.8- 2.4 13,557 97.9 97.6-98.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,893 169 8.8 7.2-10.7 1,724 91.2 89.3-92.8
No 13,378 314 1.7 1.4- 2.0 13,064 98.3 98.0-98.6
Disability
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

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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