2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 4,714 184 3.2 2.6- 3.9 4,530 96.8 96.1-97.4
GENDER
Male 2,195 93 3.6 2.7- 4.8 2,102 96.4 95.2-97.3
Female 2,519 91 2.8 2.1- 3.6 2,428 97.2 96.4-97.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,137 115 2.9 2.3- 3.7 3,022 97.1 96.3-97.7
Non-Hispanic Black 880 45 4.2 2.9- 6.0 835 95.8 94.0-97.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 163 *** *** *** 158 98.2 95.3-99.3
Hispanic 378 *** *** *** 368 98.2 96.4-99.1
AGE
18-34 1,008 12 1.3 0.6- 2.6 996 98.7 97.4-99.4
35-44 617 *** *** *** 609 99.0 98.0-99.5
45-54 766 19 1.8 1.1- 3.1 747 98.2 96.9-98.9
55-64 832 36 4.6 2.9- 7.0 796 95.4 93.0-97.1
65-74 863 60 6.9 4.9- 9.7 803 93.1 90.3-95.1
75+ 540 44 8.0 5.5-11.5 496 92.0 88.5-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 512 30 4.0 2.6- 6.2 482 96.0 93.8-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,188 43 2.4 1.6- 3.4 1,145 97.6 96.6-98.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 56 4.0 2.8- 5.8 1,288 96.0 94.2-97.2
College Graduate 1,665 55 2.6 1.9- 3.5 1,610 97.4 96.5-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 26 4.8 3.0- 7.6 408 95.2 92.4-97.0
$15,000- 24,999 692 40 4.7 3.2- 6.7 652 95.3 93.3-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 415 *** *** *** 405 97.7 95.2-98.9
$35,000- 49,999 551 20 3.3 1.8- 6.0 531 96.7 94.0-98.2
$50,000-74,999 620 16 2.9 1.3- 6.0 604 97.1 94.0-98.7
$75,000+ 1,102 31 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,071 97.6 96.1-98.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 906 41 3.0 2.0- 4.4 865 97.0 95.6-98.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,457 115 7.3 5.7- 9.4 1,342 92.7 90.6-94.3
No 3,126 67 1.6 1.2- 2.2 3,059 98.4 97.8-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 706 40 7.0 4.5-10.7 666 93.0 89.3-95.5
Non-Veteran 4,005 144 2.6 2.1- 3.2 3,861 97.4 96.8-97.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,269 39 2.7 1.8- 4.0 1,230 97.3 96.0-98.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,135 39 3.1 2.1- 4.6 1,096 96.9 95.4-97.9
Rural 2,316 106 3.7 2.9- 4.7 2,210 96.3 95.3-97.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,419 37 1.3 0.8- 1.9 2,382 98.7 98.1-99.2
Unemployed 162 *** *** *** 157 97.1 90.8-99.1
Retired 1,316 82 6.1 4.6- 7.9 1,234 93.9 92.1-95.4
Unable to Work 429 56 13.3 9.4-18.5 373 86.7 81.5-90.6
Other not in Labor Force 341 *** *** *** 338 99.5 98.5-99.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 139 *** *** *** 131 95.8 91.3-98.0
50% to 100% 350 17 4.2 2.4- 7.5 333 95.8 92.5-97.6
101% to 150% 640 34 4.1 2.8- 6.1 606 95.9 93.9-97.2
151% to 200% 318 13 3.7 2.0- 6.9 305 96.3 93.1-98.0
More than 200% 2,301 70 2.8 2.0- 3.9 2,231 97.2 96.1-98.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 906 41 3.0 2.0- 4.4 865 97.0 95.6-98.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 913 51 4.9 3.3- 7.0 862 95.1 93.0-96.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,968 79 3.5 2.7- 4.7 1,889 96.5 95.3-97.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,839 54 2.4 1.6- 3.4 1,785 97.6 96.6-98.4

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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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