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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Kidney Disease-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,658 52 1.9 1.3- 2.6 1,606 98.1 97.4-98.7
GENDER
Male 537 15 1.6 0.8- 3.0 522 98.4 97.0-99.2
Female 1,121 37 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,084 97.9 96.9-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,642 52 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,590 98.1 97.3-98.7
AGE
18-24 73 0 0.0 . - . 73 100 . - .
25-34 179 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 177 99.3 97.0-99.8
35-44 259 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7 252 97.9 95.3-99.1
45-54 361 7 1.0 0.4- 2.8 354 99.0 97.2-99.6
55-64 372 21 4.0 2.3- 6.8 351 96.0 93.2-97.7
65+ 402 14 3.2 1.5- 6.7 388 96.8 93.3-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 6 1.9 0.7- 5.5 276 98.1 94.5-99.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 580 22 2.2 1.2- 3.8 558 97.8 96.2-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 405 14 1.9 1.0- 3.5 391 98.1 96.5-99.0
College Graduate 387 10 1.3 0.6- 2.9 377 98.7 97.1-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 12 3.1 1.4- 6.6 305 96.9 93.4-98.6
$15,000- 24,999 352 16 3.3 1.8- 6.0 336 96.7 94.0-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 187 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 182 99.1 97.6-99.7
$35,000-49,999 192 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6 185 97.6 94.4-99.0
$50,000- 74,999 190 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 188 99.2 96.6-99.8
$75,000+ 184 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 182 99.7 98.6-99.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 673 39 3.9 2.6- 5.9 634 96.1 94.1-97.4
No 966 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 954 99.2 98.5-99.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 4 2.0 0.5- 7.6 197 98.0 92.4-99.5
Non-Veteran 1,325 42 1.7 1.2- 2.5 1,283 98.3 97.5-98.8

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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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