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%)
TOTAL 5,824 235 3.1 2.6- 3.6 5,589 96.9 96.4-97.4
GENDER
Male 2,632 111 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,521 96.5 95.6-97.2
Female 3,192 124 2.7 2.2- 3.4 3,068 97.3 96.6-97.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,709 151 3.2 2.6- 4.0 3,558 96.8 96.0-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,076 53 3.5 2.5- 4.9 1,023 96.5 95.1-97.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 152 11 8.2 3.9-16.5 141 91.8 83.5-96.1
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 100 *** *** *** 99 99.6 96.9-99.9
Non-Hispanic Other 119 *** *** *** 118 99.6 97.2-99.9
Hispanic 545 16 2.2 1.0- 4.6 529 97.8 95.4-99.0
AGE
18-34 1,190 *** *** *** 1,185 99.7 98.8-99.9
35-44 800 *** *** *** 792 99.4 98.7-99.8
45-54 925 32 3.5 2.3- 5.3 893 96.5 94.7-97.7
55-64 1,038 48 3.6 2.6- 5.0 990 96.4 95.0-97.4
65-74 1,059 78 6.8 5.1- 9.0 981 93.2 91.0-94.9
75+ 685 60 9.7 6.9-13.4 625 90.3 86.6-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 541 36 5.3 3.4- 8.1 505 94.7 91.9-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,476 63 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,413 97.1 96.0-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,604 62 2.7 2.0- 3.6 1,542 97.3 96.4-98.0
College Graduate 2,180 73 2.7 2.0- 3.5 2,107 97.3 96.5-98.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,646 136 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,510 93.6 92.1-94.8
No 3,953 96 2.0 1.5- 2.5 3,857 98.0 97.5-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 747 50 5.7 4.0- 7.9 697 94.3 92.1-96.0
Non-Veteran 5,026 184 2.7 2.3- 3.3 4,842 97.3 96.7-97.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,031 48 1.2 0.8- 1.6 2,983 98.8 98.4-99.2
Unemployed 349 *** *** *** 340 97.0 93.5-98.6
Retired 1,552 121 7.5 5.9- 9.5 1,431 92.5 90.5-94.1
Unable to Work 423 52 10.2 7.4-14.0 371 89.8 86.0-92.6
Other not in Labor Force 370 *** *** *** 366 99.6 98.7-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 514 28 4.3 2.4- 7.4 486 95.7 92.6-97.6
$15,000- 24,999 770 47 4.4 3.0- 6.4 723 95.6 93.6-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 474 29 5.6 3.6- 8.8 445 94.4 91.2-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 650 22 3.1 1.9- 5.1 628 96.9 94.9-98.1
$50,000-74,999 686 26 2.6 1.7- 4.0 660 97.4 96.0-98.3
$75,000+ 1,563 38 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,525 98.1 97.2-98.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,167 45 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,122 97.5 96.4-98.2
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 165 *** *** *** 155 95.2 90.6-97.7
50% to 100% 521 31 5.5 3.2- 9.1 490 94.5 90.9-96.8
101% to 150% 590 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7 562 97.0 95.3-98.1
151% to 200% 488 26 4.7 2.8- 7.6 462 95.3 92.4-97.2
More than 200% 2,756 92 2.6 2.1- 3.4 2,664 97.4 96.6-97.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,167 45 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,122 97.5 96.4-98.2
HOUSING
Own 3,833 168 3.6 3.0- 4.4 3,665 96.4 95.6-97.0
Rent 1,529 58 2.2 1.6- 3.0 1,471 97.8 97.0-98.4
Other arrangement 409 *** *** *** 400 98.4 96.6-99.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,776 51 2.0 1.5- 2.8 1,725 98.0 97.2-98.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,578 60 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,518 96.9 95.7-97.8
Rural 2,470 124 4.1 3.3- 5.2 2,346 95.9 94.8-96.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,625 93 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,532 95.5 94.2-96.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,795 63 2.7 2.0- 3.6 1,732 97.3 96.4-98.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,404 79 2.7 2.0- 3.6 2,325 97.3 96.4-98.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,818 62 2.9 2.0- 4.0 1,756 97.1 96.0-98.0
2nd Quartile 1,546 46 2.5 1.7- 3.5 1,500 97.5 96.5-98.3
3rd Quartile 1,627 71 3.0 2.3- 3.9 1,556 97.0 96.1-97.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 833 56 6.1 4.3- 8.5 777 93.9 91.5-95.7

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

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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