2020 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%)
North Carolina 5,824 235 3.1 2.6- 3.6 5,589 96.9 96.4-97.4
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,076 53 3.5 2.5- 4.9 1,023 96.5 95.1-97.5
GENDER
Male 434 25 4.5 2.8- 7.1 409 95.5 92.9-97.2
Female 642 28 2.7 1.6- 4.4 614 97.3 95.6-98.4
AGE
18-34 197 *** *** *** 197 100 . - .
35-44 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 218 19 6.7 3.9-11.4 199 93.3 88.6-96.1
75+ 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 18 4.0 2.3- 7.0 307 96.0 93.0-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 293 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 350 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 307 35 8.2 5.3-12.2 272 91.8 87.8-94.7
No 720 18 2.1 1.2- 3.7 702 97.9 96.3-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 922 41 2.8 1.9- 4.2 881 97.2 95.8-98.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 385 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 277 19 4.6 2.5- 8.1 258 95.4 91.9-97.5
Rural 414 26 5.7 3.5- 9.1 388 94.3 90.9-96.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 503 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 303 29 8.9 5.6-13.8 274 91.1 86.2-94.4
Unable to Work 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 433 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 574 29 4.3 2.7- 6.6 545 95.7 93.4-97.3
Rent 392 23 3.1 1.9- 5.1 369 96.9 94.9-98.1
Other arrangement 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 431 33 7.0 4.6-10.6 398 93.0 89.4-95.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 284 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 361 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 273 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 374 16 2.7 1.5- 4.7 358 97.3 95.3-98.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 242 23 9.8 5.9-15.9 219 90.2 84.1-94.1

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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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