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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Kidney Disease

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,220 326 1.9 1.6- 2.3 11,894 98.1 97.7-98.4
-Forsyth County 357 11 2.3 1.1- 4.7 346 97.7 95.3-98.9
GENDER
Male 131 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 129 98.9 95.7-99.7
Female 226 9 3.4 1.5- 7.6 217 96.6 92.4-98.5
RACE
White 271 6 2.1 0.8- 5.6 265 97.9 94.4-99.2
Other 82 5 2.8 1.0- 7.3 77 97.2 92.7-99.0
AGE
18-44 88 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0 85 97.6 92.0-99.3
45+ 266 8 2.3 1.1- 5.0 258 97.7 95.0-98.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 99 97.9 94.0-99.3
Some College + 254 7 2.4 1.0- 5.8 247 97.6 94.2-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 126 98.1 95.1-99.3
$50,000+ 172 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8 167 96.9 92.2-98.8

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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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