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2018 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?

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
-Piedmont NC 2,130 70 2.8 2.1- 3.7 2,060 97.2 96.3-97.9
GENDER
Male 990 37 3.4 2.3- 5.0 953 96.6 95.0-97.7
Female 1,140 33 2.3 1.5- 3.4 1,107 97.7 96.6-98.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,375 41 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,334 97.4 96.1-98.2
Non-Hispanic Black 439 21 3.9 2.4- 6.3 418 96.1 93.7-97.6
Other 318 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 524 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 299 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 355 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 345 24 7.0 4.3-11.2 321 93.0 88.8-95.7
75+ 215 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 475 15 2.1 1.2- 3.7 460 97.9 96.3-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 571 21 3.5 2.0- 6.0 550 96.5 94.0-98.0
College Graduate 853 25 2.3 1.5- 3.5 828 97.7 96.5-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 277 16 4.7 2.7- 7.9 261 95.3 92.1-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 236 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 291 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 596 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 35 6.2 4.0- 9.3 535 93.8 90.7-96.0
No 1,493 34 1.7 1.2- 2.5 1,459 98.3 97.5-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,890 54 2.1 1.5- 2.9 1,836 97.9 97.1-98.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,167 36 2.7 1.7- 4.1 1,131 97.3 95.9-98.3
Regional City or Suburban County 509 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 456 19 3.5 2.1- 5.8 437 96.5 94.2-97.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,184 19 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,165 98.8 98.0-99.3
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 523 30 5.6 3.6- 8.5 493 94.4 91.5-96.4
Unable to Work 139 17 13.0 7.1-22.5 122 87.0 77.5-92.9
Other not in Labor Force 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 250 15 4.3 2.4- 7.4 235 95.7 92.6-97.6
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,125 30 2.5 1.6- 4.0 1,095 97.5 96.0-98.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 849 30 2.9 1.9- 4.4 819 97.1 95.6-98.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,169 32 2.4 1.5- 3.7 1,137 97.6 96.3-98.5

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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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