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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,258 232 2.6 2.2- 3.1 7,026 97.4 96.9-97.8
-Eastern NC 2,262 73 2.7 2.1- 3.6 2,189 97.3 96.4-97.9
GENDER
Male 944 27 2.3 1.4- 3.6 917 97.7 96.4-98.6
Female 1,318 46 3.1 2.2- 4.4 1,272 96.9 95.6-97.8
RACE
White 1,464 49 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,415 97.2 96.1-98.0
African American 575 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,123 69 2.7 2.0- 3.6 2,054 97.3 96.4-98.0
AGE
18-34 402 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 614 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 523 20 5.3 3.2- 8.8 503 94.7 91.2-96.8
65-74 423 22 4.9 3.1- 7.6 401 95.1 92.4-96.9
75+ 279 19 9.3 5.5-15.5 260 90.7 84.5-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 18 5.3 3.0- 9.0 274 94.7 91.0-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 695 30 3.0 2.0- 4.5 665 97.0 95.5-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 640 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 626 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 376 19 3.9 2.4- 6.5 357 96.1 93.5-97.6
$25,000- 34,999 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 649 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 45 7.2 5.1-10.1 607 92.8 89.9-94.9
No 1,521 25 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,496 98.7 98.0-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 374 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,885 62 2.8 2.1- 3.8 1,823 97.2 96.2-97.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,888 60 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,828 97.4 96.4-98.1
No 374 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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