2018 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?

Not including kidney stones, bladder infection or incontinence, were you (Ever told) you have kidney disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,714 184 3.2 2.6- 3.9 4,530 96.8 96.1-97.4
-Eastern NC 1,697 82 4.1 3.0- 5.5 1,615 95.9 94.5-97.0
GENDER
Male 786 39 4.6 3.0- 7.0 747 95.4 93.0-97.0
Female 911 43 3.6 2.4- 5.4 868 96.4 94.6-97.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,056 51 3.6 2.6- 4.9 1,005 96.4 95.1-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 408 23 4.7 2.7- 8.2 385 95.3 91.8-97.3
Other 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 341 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 279 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 307 16 5.2 3.0- 8.8 291 94.8 91.2-97.0
65-74 321 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 199 21 12.7 7.8-20.3 178 87.3 79.7-92.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 486 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5 468 97.4 95.5-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 503 27 5.6 3.3- 9.2 476 94.4 90.8-96.7
College Graduate 517 25 3.6 2.3- 5.7 492 96.4 94.3-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 278 20 5.6 3.3- 9.3 258 94.4 90.7-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 311 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 585 56 9.1 6.3-13.0 529 90.9 87.0-93.7
No 1,073 25 1.7 1.1- 2.8 1,048 98.3 97.2-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,343 65 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,278 96.2 94.8-97.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 399 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,198 58 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,140 96.1 94.5-97.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 830 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 491 34 6.8 4.6- 9.9 457 93.2 90.1-95.4
Unable to Work 197 29 16.1 10.2-24.5 168 83.9 75.5-89.8
Other not in Labor Force 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 258 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 759 32 4.1 2.4- 6.9 727 95.9 93.1-97.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 542 28 4.1 2.6- 6.5 514 95.9 93.5-97.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 835 39 4.8 3.1- 7.3 796 95.2 92.7-96.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 322 15 2.2 1.3- 3.9 307 97.8 96.1-98.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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