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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 15,276 484 2.3 2.0- 2.7 14,792 97.7 97.3-98.0
-Piedmont NC 7,345 195 2.0 1.6- 2.4 7,150 98.0 97.6-98.4
GENDER
Male 2,811 86 2.5 1.8- 3.3 2,725 97.5 96.7-98.2
Female 4,534 109 1.5 1.2- 1.9 4,425 98.5 98.1-98.8
RACE
White 5,867 145 1.8 1.5- 2.2 5,722 98.2 97.8-98.5
African American 1,014 38 2.7 1.7- 4.1 976 97.3 95.9-98.3
Other Minorities 446 12 2.0 0.8- 5.1 434 98.0 94.9-99.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 334 11 2.5 0.9- 6.6 323 97.5 93.4-99.1
Non-Hispanic 6,995 183 1.9 1.6- 2.3 6,812 98.1 97.7-98.4
AGE
18-24 208 0 0.0 . - . 208 100 . - .
25-34 722 7 1.2 0.4- 3.4 715 98.8 96.6-99.6
35-44 1,203 14 1.2 0.7- 2.2 1,189 98.8 97.8-99.3
45-54 1,477 30 1.9 1.2- 2.9 1,447 98.1 97.1-98.8
55-64 1,544 44 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,500 97.5 96.5-98.2
65-74 1,210 43 3.8 2.6- 5.6 1,167 96.2 94.4-97.4
75+ 923 54 6.8 4.7- 9.6 869 93.2 90.4-95.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 923 55 4.0 2.5- 6.4 868 96.0 93.6-97.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,020 58 2.1 1.5- 2.9 1,962 97.9 97.1-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,887 36 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,851 98.6 97.9-99.1
College Graduate 2,499 45 1.5 1.1- 2.2 2,454 98.5 97.8-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 679 50 6.3 3.8-10.3 629 93.7 89.7-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,122 48 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,074 97.4 96.1-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 710 14 1.8 1.0- 3.2 696 98.2 96.8-99.0
$35,000- 49,999 985 21 1.7 1.0- 3.1 964 98.3 96.9-99.0
$50,000-74,999 1,046 14 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,032 98.8 97.7-99.4
$75,000+ 1,833 28 1.2 0.7- 1.8 1,805 98.8 98.2-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,522 131 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,391 95.6 94.5-96.5
No 4,788 63 1.0 0.7- 1.5 4,725 99.0 98.5-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 985 35 3.7 2.4- 5.5 950 96.3 94.5-97.6
Non-Veteran 6,357 160 1.7 1.4- 2.2 6,197 98.3 97.8-98.6

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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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