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2014 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 7,258 232 2.6 2.2- 3.1 7,026 97.4 96.9-97.8
-Western NC 1,007 37 2.7 1.9- 3.9 970 97.3 96.1-98.1
GENDER
Male 428 14 2.6 1.4- 4.5 414 97.4 95.5-98.6
Female 579 23 2.9 1.8- 4.5 556 97.1 95.5-98.2
RACE
White 912 35 2.9 2.0- 4.2 877 97.1 95.8-98.0
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 169 14 8.3 4.7-14.2 155 91.7 85.8-95.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 293 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 264 13 3.4 1.9- 5.9 251 96.6 94.1-98.1
College Graduate 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 253 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 307 20 6.0 3.7- 9.6 287 94.0 90.4-96.3
No 679 16 1.4 0.8- 2.4 663 98.6 97.6-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 856 27 2.1 1.4- 3.2 829 97.9 96.8-98.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 826 32 2.9 2.0- 4.2 794 97.1 95.8-98.0
No 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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