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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 427 15 2.2 1.3- 4.0 412 97.8 96.0-98.7
GENDER
Male 170 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2 164 97.8 94.8-99.1
Female 257 9 2.3 1.1- 4.8 248 97.7 95.2-98.9
RACE
White 347 9 2.0 1.0- 4.2 338 98.0 95.8-99.0
Other 78 6 2.8 1.1- 7.0 72 97.2 93.0-98.9
AGE
18-44 94 0 0.0 . - . 94 100 . - .
45+ 330 15 4.0 2.3- 7.0 315 96.0 93.0-97.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 13 3.8 2.0- 7.0 203 96.2 93.0-98.0
Some College + 211 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 209 99.5 98.0-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 236 11 3.1 1.6- 6.1 225 96.9 93.9-98.4
$50,000+ 131 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 129 99.3 97.1-99.8

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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.

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