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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 8,836 286 2.6 2.2- 3.0 8,550 97.4 97.0-97.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 386 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 350 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 351 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 308 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 376 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 500 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 322 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 503 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,680 90 2.7 2.0- 3.6 2,590 97.3 96.4-98.0
Piedmont 5,153 157 2.3 1.9- 2.9 4,996 97.7 97.1-98.1
Western NC 1,003 39 3.3 2.2- 5.0 964 96.7 95.0-97.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 716 26 2.9 1.8- 4.7 690 97.1 95.3-98.2
Northwest 1,439 48 3.4 2.3- 5.0 1,391 96.6 95.0-97.7
Charlotte 1,527 47 2.0 1.4- 2.9 1,480 98.0 97.1-98.6
Greensboro 1,088 35 2.4 1.6- 3.5 1,053 97.6 96.5-98.4
Southern Regional 1,238 42 3.2 1.9- 5.2 1,196 96.8 94.8-98.1
Southeast 553 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 1,333 37 1.7 1.1- 2.7 1,296 98.3 97.3-98.9
Area L & Eastern 942 36 3.0 2.0- 4.6 906 97.0 95.4-98.0

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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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