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2014 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 7,258 232 2.6 2.2- 3.1 7,026 97.4 96.9-97.8
-Piedmont NC 3,989 122 2.5 2.0- 3.2 3,867 97.5 96.8-98.0
GENDER
Male 1,729 50 2.3 1.6- 3.1 1,679 97.7 96.9-98.4
Female 2,260 72 2.8 2.1- 3.7 2,188 97.2 96.3-97.9
RACE
White 2,787 79 2.1 1.6- 2.8 2,708 97.9 97.2-98.4
African American 816 32 3.4 2.3- 5.1 784 96.6 94.9-97.7
Other minorities 330 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 323 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,635 114 2.6 2.0- 3.2 3,521 97.4 96.8-98.0
AGE
18-34 745 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,201 28 2.5 1.7- 3.8 1,173 97.5 96.2-98.3
55-64 768 27 2.9 1.9- 4.4 741 97.1 95.6-98.1
65-74 700 33 4.5 3.1- 6.6 667 95.5 93.4-96.9
75+ 503 24 4.6 2.9- 7.1 479 95.4 92.9-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 489 20 3.7 2.2- 6.2 469 96.3 93.8-97.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,008 31 2.5 1.7- 3.7 977 97.5 96.3-98.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,011 28 2.3 1.4- 3.7 983 97.7 96.3-98.6
College Graduate 1,462 43 2.2 1.6- 3.2 1,419 97.8 96.8-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 444 21 5.2 3.1- 8.6 423 94.8 91.4-96.9
$15,000- 24,999 623 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 356 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 433 17 2.4 1.4- 4.0 416 97.6 96.0-98.6
$50,000+ 1,342 28 1.6 1.1- 2.5 1,314 98.4 97.5-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 970 61 6.0 4.5- 7.9 909 94.0 92.1-95.5
No 2,870 57 1.6 1.1- 2.2 2,813 98.4 97.8-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 473 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,506 107 2.6 2.1- 3.3 3,399 97.4 96.7-97.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,524 40 2.1 1.5- 3.1 1,484 97.9 96.9-98.5
No 2,465 82 2.8 2.1- 3.6 2,383 97.2 96.4-97.9

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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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