2020 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 5,824 235 3.1 2.6- 3.6 5,589 96.9 96.4-97.4
-Eastern NC 2,111 112 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,999 95.4 94.1-96.4
GENDER
Male 953 54 5.1 3.6- 7.2 899 94.9 92.8-96.4
Female 1,158 58 4.2 2.9- 6.0 1,100 95.8 94.0-97.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,269 61 4.4 3.1- 6.2 1,208 95.6 93.8-96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 502 34 6.0 4.0- 9.0 468 94.0 91.0-96.0
Other 340 17 2.8 1.7- 4.7 323 97.2 95.3-98.3
AGE
18-34 381 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 288 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 412 22 4.0 2.5- 6.4 390 96.0 93.6-97.5
65-74 418 41 11.2 7.4-16.6 377 88.8 83.4-92.6
75+ 255 26 15.0 9.0-24.1 229 85.0 75.9-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 31 3.7 2.3- 5.8 575 96.3 94.2-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 617 30 4.0 2.6- 6.1 587 96.0 93.9-97.4
College Graduate 673 31 4.0 2.7- 5.9 642 96.0 94.1-97.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 657 67 9.5 6.9-12.8 590 90.5 87.2-93.1
No 1,370 44 2.9 1.9- 4.4 1,326 97.1 95.6-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 23 5.5 3.3- 9.1 344 94.5 90.9-96.7
Non-Veteran 1,729 89 4.5 3.4- 6.0 1,640 95.5 94.0-96.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,047 22 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,025 98.7 98.0-99.2
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 610 61 13.3 9.5-18.3 549 86.7 81.7-90.5
Unable to Work 195 24 10.1 6.4-15.6 171 89.9 84.4-93.6
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 292 24 7.3 4.1-12.5 268 92.7 87.5-95.9
$25,000- 34,999 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 246 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 508 20 3.1 1.9- 5.1 488 96.9 94.9-98.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 234 17 4.8 2.7- 8.2 217 95.2 91.8-97.3
151% to 200% 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 949 43 3.3 2.3- 4.7 906 96.7 95.3-97.7
HOUSING
Own 1,434 83 5.4 4.0- 7.2 1,351 94.6 92.8-96.0
Rent 505 26 3.6 2.2- 5.8 479 96.4 94.2-97.8
Other arrangement 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 611 32 4.9 3.0- 7.8 579 95.1 92.2-97.0
Rural 1,294 74 4.8 3.6- 6.5 1,220 95.2 93.5-96.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,342 79 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,263 95.6 94.2-96.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 466 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 412 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 683 31 3.2 2.1- 4.7 652 96.8 95.3-97.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 751 51 5.8 4.0- 8.2 700 94.2 91.8-96.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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