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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,952 70 3.2 2.0- 5.2 1,882 96.8 94.8-98.0
GENDER
Male 748 29 2.8 1.7- 4.5 719 97.2 95.5-98.3
Female 1,204 41 3.6 1.7- 7.4 1,163 96.4 92.6-98.3
RACE
White 1,794 63 3.4 2.1- 5.6 1,731 96.6 94.4-97.9
Other minorities 146 *** *** *** 139 98.4 95.6-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,898 69 3.2 2.0- 5.2 1,829 96.8 94.8-98.0
AGE
18-34 164 *** *** *** 161 96.5 85.4-99.2
35-54 555 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3 543 98.2 96.7-99.0
55-64 463 17 3.4 1.5- 7.2 446 96.6 92.8-98.5
65-74 421 17 3.8 2.2- 6.3 404 96.2 93.7-97.8
75+ 332 21 6.6 4.0-10.6 311 93.4 89.4-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 12 3.1 1.3- 6.9 269 96.9 93.1-98.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 583 16 1.6 0.9- 2.9 567 98.4 97.1-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 514 24 5.0 2.2-11.1 490 95.0 88.9-97.8
College Graduate 572 18 2.9 1.5- 5.3 554 97.1 94.7-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 295 11 2.0 1.0- 3.9 284 98.0 96.1-99.0
$15,000- 24,999 377 12 1.8 0.9- 3.7 365 98.2 96.3-99.1
$25,000- 34,999 235 12 6.2 2.9-13.1 223 93.8 86.9-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 231 *** *** *** 223 97.7 94.9-99.0
$50,000+ 470 13 2.2 1.2- 4.0 457 97.8 96.0-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 687 36 5.5 2.4-11.9 651 94.5 88.1-97.6
No 1,181 33 2.4 1.5- 3.7 1,148 97.6 96.3-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 13 4.0 2.1- 7.5 263 96.0 92.5-97.9
Non-Veteran 1,676 57 3.1 1.8- 5.3 1,619 96.9 94.7-98.2

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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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