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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that -

(Ever told) you have kidney disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,854 395 2.6 2.3- 3.0 11,459 97.4 97.0-97.7
-Western NC 1,611 63 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,548 96.5 95.3-97.4
GENDER
Male 618 21 3.2 2.0- 5.2 597 96.8 94.8-98.0
Female 993 42 3.8 2.6- 5.4 951 96.2 94.6-97.4
RACE
White 1,307 56 3.9 2.8- 5.2 1,251 96.1 94.8-97.2
Other minorities 294 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,534 61 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,473 96.5 95.3-97.4
AGE
18-34 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 415 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 355 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 353 21 6.8 4.2-10.7 332 93.2 89.3-95.8
75+ 239 17 7.2 4.3-11.8 222 92.8 88.2-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 505 28 4.4 2.9- 6.8 477 95.6 93.2-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 410 18 3.2 1.9- 5.5 392 96.8 94.5-98.1
College Graduate 477 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 305 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 421 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 467 36 9.2 6.3-13.4 431 90.8 86.6-93.7
No 1,126 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,100 98.4 97.5-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,424 53 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,371 96.8 95.6-97.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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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