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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Urine tests for protein (microalbuminuria test) check if your kidneys are working properly.
When was the last time that you received a urine test for protein?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Within past 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,388 1,123 81.9 78.4-85.0 112 7.5 5.6-10.0 120 7.1 5.4- 9.3 33 3.5 2.0- 6.1
GENDER
Male 542 456 84.6 79.1-88.8 38 7.9 4.8-12.7 37 5.9 3.6- 9.5 11 1.7 0.8- 3.9
Female 846 667 79.8 74.9-83.9 74 7.2 5.1-10.1 83 8.1 5.8-11.1 22 4.9 2.5- 9.6
RACE
White 984 793 81.7 77.6-85.1 78 8.1 5.7-11.3 92 8.0 5.9-10.8 21 2.2 1.2- 4.1
African American 316 264 83.1 74.5-89.3 22 5.3 2.8-10.0 20 5.1 2.5-10.1 *** *** ***
Native American 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,343 1,091 82.2 78.6-85.3 105 7.1 5.3- 9.6 116 7.3 5.5- 9.5 31 3.4 1.9- 6.1
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 186 151 81.9 72.2-88.7 19 10.3 5.1-19.8 11 5.5 2.6-11.4 *** *** ***
55-64 385 301 80.5 73.4-86.1 38 8.0 4.9-12.6 33 7.5 4.4-12.6 13 3.9 1.4-10.9
65-74 407 346 86.6 81.0-90.7 23 3.4 1.9- 5.9 31 7.5 4.4-12.7 *** *** ***
75+ 318 254 82.5 75.0-88.1 21 6.7 3.4-12.6 39 9.7 5.9-15.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 221 76.3 68.1-82.9 28 10.2 6.2-16.2 30 9.9 6.0-15.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 462 359 81.2 73.5-87.0 45 7.2 3.8-13.2 44 6.8 4.1-11.0 14 4.9 1.8-12.4
Some Post-H.S. 347 290 86.0 80.9-89.9 23 5.2 3.1- 8.5 26 5.6 3.4- 9.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 291 252 87.1 79.3-92.2 15 7.7 3.5-15.9 19 4.7 2.5- 8.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 263 200 69.5 58.3-78.8 31 13.1 7.3-22.5 23 7.9 4.2-14.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 279 225 84.4 77.4-89.5 25 6.9 3.7-12.4 23 6.4 3.3-11.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 164 142 90.4 81.3-95.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 164 144 91.4 84.9-95.3 *** *** *** 11 4.1 1.8- 9.1 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 121 *** *** *** 12 10.2 5.0-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 143 125 90.1 81.2-95.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 742 599 81.9 77.0-85.9 58 6.7 4.7- 9.5 69 8.9 6.1-12.7 16 2.6 1.0- 6.6
No 640 522 82.2 76.7-86.6 52 8.3 5.2-12.9 49 5.1 3.5- 7.3 17 4.4 2.2- 8.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 223 87.6 80.6-92.3 *** *** *** 24 5.9 3.2-10.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,127 900 80.7 76.6-84.2 103 8.4 6.1-11.3 96 7.3 5.4- 9.9 28 3.6 1.9- 6.7

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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