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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,823 90 2.4 1.9- 3.0 2,733 97.6 97.0-98.1
GENDER
Male 1,123 27 2.0 1.3- 3.1 1,096 98.0 96.9-98.7
Female 1,700 63 2.8 2.1- 3.7 1,637 97.2 96.3-97.9
RACE
White 2,610 78 2.1 1.7- 2.8 2,532 97.9 97.2-98.3
African American 78 5 5.5 1.8-15.5 73 94.5 84.5-98.2
Other Minorities 125 7 4.4 2.0- 9.6 118 95.6 90.4-98.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 6 5.1 2.0-12.1 54 94.9 87.9-98.0
Non-Hispanic 2,756 83 2.2 1.7- 2.9 2,673 97.8 97.1-98.3
AGE
18-24 74 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 73 99.2 94.7-99.9
25-34 219 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 216 99.2 97.6-99.8
35-44 359 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4 351 98.0 95.6-99.1
45-54 514 17 2.5 1.5- 4.3 497 97.5 95.7-98.5
55-64 675 22 3.4 2.2- 5.4 653 96.6 94.6-97.8
65-74 545 17 3.3 1.9- 5.7 528 96.7 94.3-98.1
75+ 426 22 4.7 2.9- 7.6 404 95.3 92.4-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 29 5.7 3.7- 8.8 399 94.3 91.2-96.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 860 18 1.3 0.8- 2.3 842 98.7 97.7-99.2
Some Post-H.S. 733 24 2.2 1.3- 3.5 709 97.8 96.5-98.7
College Graduate 797 19 1.9 1.2- 3.1 778 98.1 96.9-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 371 24 6.1 3.8- 9.8 347 93.9 90.2-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 500 17 2.3 1.4- 3.9 483 97.7 96.1-98.6
$25,000- 34,999 338 8 2.6 1.2- 5.5 330 97.4 94.5-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 425 8 1.6 0.7- 3.5 417 98.4 96.5-99.3
$50,000-74,999 398 8 1.1 0.5- 2.4 390 98.9 97.6-99.5
$75,000+ 409 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1 401 98.5 96.9-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,163 68 5.1 3.9- 6.7 1,095 94.9 93.3-96.1
No 1,635 22 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,613 99.1 98.5-99.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 414 16 4.0 2.4- 6.7 398 96.0 93.3-97.6
Non-Veteran 2,408 74 2.1 1.6- 2.8 2,334 97.9 97.2-98.4

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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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