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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 329 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 322 98.0 95.5-99.1
Buncombe 374 9 1.9 0.9- 3.8 365 98.1 96.2-99.1
Cabarrus 318 5 1.2 0.4- 3.4 313 98.8 96.6-99.6
Catawba 338 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 334 98.8 96.3-99.6
Cumberland 347 9 1.8 0.8- 4.1 338 98.2 95.9-99.2
Davidson 388 8 1.2 0.6- 2.5 380 98.8 97.5-99.4
Durham 395 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0 378 97.7 96.0-98.7
Forsyth 357 11 2.3 1.1- 4.7 346 97.7 95.3-98.9
Gaston 318 10 3.5 1.6- 7.6 308 96.5 92.4-98.4
Guilford 396 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1 389 99.1 97.9-99.6
Iredell 402 10 2.1 1.1- 4.2 392 97.9 95.8-98.9
Johnston 334 11 1.8 1.0- 3.4 323 98.2 96.6-99.0
Mecklenburg 569 12 1.7 0.8- 3.6 557 98.3 96.4-99.2
New Hanover 385 9 2.8 1.2- 6.3 376 97.2 93.7-98.8
Onslow 356 13 3.1 1.6- 5.8 343 96.9 94.2-98.4
Orange 345 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 340 98.4 95.9-99.4
Pitt 338 19 4.1 2.4- 6.9 319 95.9 93.1-97.6
Randolph 323 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 318 99.2 97.9-99.7
Robeson 340 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6 322 97.3 95.4-98.4
Rowan 403 14 2.6 1.4- 4.7 389 97.4 95.3-98.6
Union 341 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 335 98.8 97.1-99.5
Wake 556 13 1.6 0.9- 2.9 543 98.4 97.1-99.1
Wayne 353 15 4.1 1.9- 8.6 338 95.9 91.4-98.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,326 117 2.8 1.9- 4.0 3,209 97.2 96.0-98.1
Piedmont 6,259 143 1.6 1.3- 1.9 6,116 98.4 98.1-98.7
Western NC 2,635 66 1.6 1.2- 2.2 2,569 98.4 97.8-98.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,802 48 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,754 98.1 97.3-98.7
Northwest 2,793 67 1.6 1.2- 2.2 2,726 98.4 97.8-98.8
Charlotte 1,656 37 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,619 98.1 97.0-98.8
Greensboro 1,520 24 1.0 0.6- 1.7 1,496 99.0 98.3-99.4
Southern Regional 1,073 35 1.9 1.1- 3.4 1,038 98.1 96.6-98.9
Coastal 529 14 5.4 2.2-12.7 515 94.6 87.3-97.8
Wake 1,398 44 1.6 1.1- 2.3 1,354 98.4 97.7-98.9
Area L 122 3 1.5 0.4- 5.3 119 98.5 94.7-99.6
Eastern 1,327 54 2.6 1.7- 4.0 1,273 97.4 96.0-98.3

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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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