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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 8,836 286 2.6 2.2- 3.0 8,550 97.4 97.0-97.8
GENDER
Male 3,442 110 2.6 2.0- 3.3 3,332 97.4 96.7-98.0
Female 5,394 176 2.6 2.1- 3.1 5,218 97.4 96.9-97.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,959 184 2.5 2.1- 3.1 5,775 97.5 96.9-97.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,663 62 2.7 1.9- 3.7 1,601 97.3 96.3-98.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 392 13 1.1 0.2- 4.9 379 98.9 95.1-99.8
Non-Hispanic Other 269 *** *** *** 263 99.5 98.7-99.8
Hispanic 457 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5 441 96.8 94.5-98.2
AGE
18-34 1,379 11 0.7 0.3- 1.3 1,368 99.3 98.7-99.7
35-44 1,167 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1 1,144 98.1 96.9-98.8
45-54 1,473 40 2.3 1.6- 3.5 1,433 97.7 96.5-98.4
55-64 1,810 61 3.7 2.7- 5.1 1,749 96.3 94.9-97.3
65-74 1,624 71 4.6 3.3- 6.5 1,553 95.4 93.5-96.7
75+ 1,293 79 6.5 4.8- 8.7 1,214 93.5 91.3-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,187 63 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,124 95.9 94.2-97.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,482 87 2.8 2.1- 3.6 2,395 97.2 96.4-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,393 64 2.1 1.5- 3.0 2,329 97.9 97.0-98.5
College Graduate 2,762 72 1.8 1.3- 2.4 2,690 98.2 97.6-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,087 63 4.7 3.3- 6.6 1,024 95.3 93.4-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,569 57 3.3 2.3- 4.7 1,512 96.7 95.3-97.7
$25,000- 34,999 859 41 4.4 2.9- 6.5 818 95.6 93.5-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,037 26 2.0 1.2- 3.3 1,011 98.0 96.7-98.8
$50,000-74,999 926 18 1.3 0.8- 2.2 908 98.7 97.8-99.2
$75,000+ 1,629 25 1.1 0.7- 1.8 1,604 98.9 98.2-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,521 175 6.5 5.3- 8.0 2,346 93.5 92.0-94.7
No 6,195 108 1.3 1.1- 1.7 6,087 98.7 98.3-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,158 43 3.1 2.1- 4.8 1,115 96.9 95.2-97.9
Non-Veteran 7,674 243 2.5 2.1- 2.9 7,431 97.5 97.1-97.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,550 149 2.9 2.3- 3.6 4,401 97.1 96.4-97.7
No 4,286 137 2.2 1.8- 2.8 4,149 97.8 97.2-98.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

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