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
-FEMALES 3,192 124 2.7 2.2- 3.4 3,068 97.3 96.6-97.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,032 81 3.0 2.2- 4.0 1,951 97.0 96.0-97.8
Non-Hispanic Black 642 28 2.7 1.6- 4.4 614 97.3 95.6-98.4
Other 80 *** *** *** 76 93.7 82.1-98.0
AGE
18-34 584 *** *** *** 581 99.7 99.1-99.9
35-44 429 *** *** *** 425 99.5 98.2-99.9
45-54 489 12 2.1 1.0- 4.4 477 97.9 95.6-99.0
55-64 579 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 559 97.2 95.4-98.3
65-74 605 46 6.7 4.7- 9.4 559 93.3 90.6-95.3
75+ 423 35 8.4 5.1-13.3 388 91.6 86.7-94.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 17 4.0 1.9- 8.2 268 96.0 91.8-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 751 37 3.1 2.0- 4.6 714 96.9 95.4-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 921 34 2.6 1.8- 3.9 887 97.4 96.1-98.2
College Graduate 1,227 36 2.1 1.4- 3.0 1,191 97.9 97.0-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 19 3.9 1.8- 8.1 318 96.1 91.9-98.2
$15,000- 24,999 438 27 3.0 2.0- 4.7 411 97.0 95.3-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 260 16 7.3 4.1-12.7 244 92.7 87.3-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 377 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8 364 97.4 95.2-98.6
$50,000- 74,999 337 *** *** *** 328 98.2 96.3-99.1
$75,000+ 749 12 0.9 0.5- 1.9 737 99.1 98.1-99.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 946 77 5.7 4.4- 7.5 869 94.3 92.5-95.6
No 2,128 46 1.7 1.1- 2.5 2,082 98.3 97.5-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** 91 94.5 88.2-97.5
Non-Veteran 3,063 116 2.6 2.1- 3.3 2,947 97.4 96.7-97.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 925 26 1.6 1.1- 2.5 899 98.4 97.5-98.9
Regional City or Suburban County 885 35 2.9 1.8- 4.6 850 97.1 95.4-98.2
Rural 1,382 63 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,319 96.4 95.0-97.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,471 21 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,450 98.8 98.0-99.3
Unemployed 202 *** *** *** 198 98.2 95.1-99.4
Retired 937 70 6.5 4.7- 8.9 867 93.5 91.1-95.3
Unable to Work 238 24 6.9 4.4-10.7 214 93.1 89.3-95.6
Other not in Labor Force 290 *** *** *** 286 99.4 98.1-99.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 117 *** *** *** 112 97.5 93.4-99.1
50% to 100% 310 17 4.7 2.3- 9.6 293 95.3 90.4-97.7
101% to 150% 331 20 3.4 1.9- 6.0 311 96.6 94.0-98.1
151% to 200% 289 15 3.4 1.7- 6.7 274 96.6 93.3-98.3
More than 200% 1,381 37 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,344 97.9 96.9-98.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 903 44 3.8 2.6- 5.6 859 96.2 94.4-97.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,007 34 2.6 1.7- 4.0 973 97.4 96.0-98.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,282 46 2.3 1.5- 3.4 1,236 97.7 96.6-98.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 985 37 2.3 1.5- 3.5 948 97.7 96.5-98.5
2nd Quartile 846 26 2.4 1.4- 3.9 820 97.6 96.1-98.6
3rd Quartile 905 36 2.8 1.9- 4.1 869 97.2 95.9-98.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 456 25 4.8 2.8- 8.3 431 95.2 91.7-97.2

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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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