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2013 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 8,836 286 2.6 2.2- 3.0 8,550 97.4 97.0-97.8
-Western NC 1,003 39 3.3 2.2- 5.0 964 96.7 95.0-97.8
GENDER
Male 398 19 4.3 2.4- 7.6 379 95.7 92.4-97.6
Female 605 20 2.4 1.4- 4.0 585 97.6 96.0-98.6
RACE
White 885 34 3.2 2.1- 5.0 851 96.8 95.0-97.9
Other minorities 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 *** *** *** 118 100 . - .
35-54 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 218 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 304 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 292 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 28 7.5 4.6-12.1 324 92.5 87.9-95.4
No 640 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 863 32 3.2 2.0- 5.0 831 96.8 95.0-98.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 714 27 3.3 2.0- 5.4 687 96.7 94.6-98.0
No 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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