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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Urine tests for protein (microalbuminuria test) check if your kidneys are working properly.
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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,666 1,807 67.1 64.5-69.7 303 12.4 10.5-14.6 386 13.5 11.9-15.3 170 6.9 5.6- 8.5
-Piedmont NC 1,187 814 67.8 63.8-71.6 139 12.9 10.0-16.5 169 12.6 10.4-15.2 65 6.7 4.8- 9.2
GENDER
Male 458 313 69.5 62.8-75.4 54 13.6 8.7-20.6 70 12.2 9.1-16.1 21 4.8 2.9- 7.9
Female 729 501 66.4 61.4-71.1 85 12.4 9.5-15.9 99 13.0 10.0-16.6 44 8.3 5.4-12.5
RACE
White 897 616 68.0 63.1-72.5 109 14.0 10.2-18.8 134 14.0 11.2-17.4 38 4.0 2.7- 5.8
African American 242 175 74.8 67.4-81.0 23 9.3 5.6-14.8 27 8.7 5.5-13.3 17 7.3 4.1-12.6
Other Minorities 45 23 39.2 23.7-57.3 7 17.2 7.7-34.1 5 11.0 4.2-25.9 10 32.5 16.3-54.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 10 28.0 11.8-53.2 5 17.7 6.7-39.3 4 13.3 4.3-34.7 7 40.9 18.3-68.2
Non-Hispanic 1,160 804 69.6 65.5-73.3 133 12.6 9.7-16.3 165 12.6 10.3-15.2 58 5.2 3.8- 7.1
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 67.9 15.0-96.2 1 23.5 2.2-81.0 1 8.6 0.8-53.3
25-34 28 12 61.5 39.7-79.5 5 10.7 4.1-25.2 5 14.8 5.5-34.0 6 13.0 4.8-31.0
35-44 112 67 63.4 52.0-73.5 26 19.6 12.7-29.0 12 7.9 4.0-15.2 7 9.0 3.4-22.0
45-54 194 127 72.5 64.5-79.4 18 6.8 4.0-11.4 31 12.3 7.9-18.7 18 8.3 4.8-14.1
55-64 349 240 69.8 63.2-75.7 51 14.8 10.5-20.4 44 11.0 7.7-15.6 14 4.4 2.4- 8.0
65-74 306 236 73.6 66.7-79.5 20 7.1 4.1-12.0 37 14.8 10.2-20.9 13 4.6 2.4- 8.5
75+ 187 129 69.2 60.1-77.0 17 9.1 5.2-15.3 35 16.0 10.7-23.4 6 5.7 2.2-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 124 57.6 46.7-67.8 19 11.9 6.8-20.1 32 16.4 10.7-24.4 17 14.0 6.4-27.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 387 259 66.2 59.6-72.3 39 9.9 6.8-14.3 55 12.7 8.9-17.9 34 11.1 7.5-16.1
Some Post-H.S. 303 206 67.8 58.2-76.0 47 18.4 11.0-29.3 43 11.8 8.1-16.8 7 2.0 0.9- 4.7
College Graduate 301 223 75.1 68.3-80.9 33 11.3 7.4-16.8 38 11.3 7.5-16.5 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 111 62.4 49.9-73.4 20 13.3 7.6-22.1 21 9.6 5.5-16.4 13 14.7 6.4-30.3
$15,000- 24,999 237 159 63.9 54.5-72.3 28 11.6 7.1-18.6 29 12.3 7.2-20.4 21 12.1 7.4-19.3
$25,000- 34,999 147 96 63.8 47.5-77.4 21 20.2 8.1-41.9 25 13.4 8.1-21.6 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7
$35,000- 49,999 146 99 68.8 58.5-77.6 17 13.0 7.3-22.2 19 11.4 6.5-19.4 11 6.8 3.4-12.9
$50,000-74,999 145 104 65.6 55.2-74.8 17 14.5 8.4-23.8 21 15.9 9.6-25.1 3 4.0 1.3-11.9
$75,000+ 183 144 81.5 74.1-87.2 19 9.2 5.4-15.3 17 7.9 4.5-13.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 623 431 71.2 66.2-75.8 80 11.6 8.8-15.0 86 13.2 9.9-17.2 26 4.1 2.5- 6.7
No 557 379 64.4 58.0-70.3 58 14.4 9.6-21.0 81 11.9 9.1-15.5 39 9.3 6.1-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 197 141 70.3 61.4-77.9 22 10.5 6.2-17.1 28 16.0 10.3-23.9 6 3.3 1.3- 8.1
Non-Veteran 990 673 67.3 62.8-71.6 117 13.4 10.1-17.6 141 11.9 9.6-14.7 59 7.3 5.2-10.3

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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