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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 566 11 1.7 0.7- 4.0 555 98.3 96.0-99.3
GENDER
Male 234 7 2.9 1.1- 7.7 227 97.1 92.3-98.9
Female 332 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 328 99.4 98.3-99.8
RACE
White 422 7 1.0 0.4- 2.1 415 99.0 97.9-99.6
Other 143 4 3.4 0.9-11.3 139 96.6 88.7-99.1
AGE
18-44 195 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 194 98.7 91.6-99.8
45+ 365 10 2.3 1.1- 4.4 355 97.7 95.6-98.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 4 3.9 1.1-12.9 130 96.1 87.1-98.9
Some College + 431 6 0.8 0.4- 1.8 425 99.2 98.2-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 6 3.4 1.1-10.4 198 96.6 89.6-98.9
$50,000+ 302 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 298 99.2 97.9-99.7

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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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