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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have kidney disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,500 349 2.2 1.8- 2.6 11,151 97.8 97.4-98.2
-Piedmont NC 6,429 161 1.9 1.4- 2.4 6,268 98.1 97.6-98.6
GENDER
Male 2,460 64 1.6 1.1- 2.3 2,396 98.4 97.7-98.9
Female 3,969 97 2.1 1.5- 3.1 3,872 97.9 96.9-98.5
RACE
White 4,908 125 2.3 1.7- 3.0 4,783 97.7 97.0-98.3
African American 1,074 31 1.0 0.5- 2.1 1,043 99.0 97.9-99.5
Other minorities 398 *** *** *** 394 99.3 97.8-99.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 313 *** *** *** 309 99.5 98.6-99.8
Non-Hispanic 6,097 156 2.0 1.5- 2.6 5,941 98.0 97.4-98.5
AGE
18-34 792 *** *** *** 787 99.1 97.4-99.7
35-54 2,144 37 1.3 0.8- 2.0 2,107 98.7 98.0-99.2
55-64 1,319 40 3.3 2.1- 5.2 1,279 96.7 94.8-97.9
65-74 1,158 37 2.8 1.8- 4.5 1,121 97.2 95.5-98.2
75+ 932 41 5.1 3.0- 8.4 891 94.9 91.6-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 730 30 3.2 1.9- 5.4 700 96.8 94.6-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,742 52 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,690 98.4 97.4-99.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,538 38 2.1 1.2- 3.5 1,500 97.9 96.5-98.8
College Graduate 2,395 40 1.2 0.8- 1.9 2,355 98.8 98.1-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 650 36 3.8 2.2- 6.3 614 96.2 93.7-97.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,053 32 2.8 1.5- 5.3 1,021 97.2 94.7-98.5
$25,000- 34,999 580 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5 569 99.2 98.5-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 752 20 2.5 1.2- 4.8 732 97.5 95.2-98.8
$50,000+ 2,254 28 0.9 0.5- 1.5 2,226 99.1 98.5-99.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,751 100 4.5 3.2- 6.3 1,651 95.5 93.7-96.8
No 4,358 50 1.0 0.7- 1.5 4,308 99.0 98.5-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 809 30 2.0 1.2- 3.2 779 98.0 96.8-98.8
Non-Veteran 5,617 131 1.9 1.4- 2.5 5,486 98.1 97.5-98.6

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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).

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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