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2013 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 8,836 286 2.6 2.2- 3.0 8,550 97.4 97.0-97.8
-Piedmont NC 5,153 157 2.3 1.9- 2.9 4,996 97.7 97.1-98.1
GENDER
Male 2,028 56 2.1 1.5- 3.0 1,972 97.9 97.0-98.5
Female 3,125 101 2.5 1.9- 3.3 3,024 97.5 96.7-98.1
RACE
White 3,721 111 2.4 1.8- 3.0 3,610 97.6 97.0-98.2
African American 1,003 34 2.6 1.6- 4.0 969 97.4 96.0-98.4
Other minorities 354 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 319 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,803 145 2.2 1.8- 2.8 4,658 97.8 97.2-98.2
AGE
18-34 834 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,607 40 2.2 1.5- 3.3 1,567 97.8 96.7-98.5
55-64 1,011 31 3.4 2.1- 5.3 980 96.6 94.7-97.9
65-74 902 32 3.4 2.1- 5.5 870 96.6 94.5-97.9
75+ 749 45 6.4 4.3- 9.4 704 93.6 90.6-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 669 35 3.6 2.2- 5.7 634 96.4 94.3-97.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,381 45 2.8 2.0- 4.1 1,336 97.2 95.9-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,349 31 1.7 1.0- 2.7 1,318 98.3 97.3-99.0
College Graduate 1,748 46 1.9 1.4- 2.7 1,702 98.1 97.3-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 558 29 4.5 2.7- 7.5 529 95.5 92.5-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 884 37 3.6 2.4- 5.4 847 96.4 94.6-97.6
$25,000- 34,999 476 23 4.2 2.3- 7.3 453 95.8 92.7-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 601 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,611 27 1.0 0.7- 1.5 1,584 99.0 98.5-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,349 88 5.8 4.3- 7.8 1,261 94.2 92.2-95.7
No 3,731 66 1.4 1.0- 1.8 3,665 98.6 98.2-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 575 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,575 134 2.2 1.7- 2.7 4,441 97.8 97.3-98.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,864 56 2.7 1.8- 3.9 1,808 97.3 96.1-98.2
No 3,289 101 2.2 1.7- 2.8 3,188 97.8 97.2-98.3

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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.

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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