2020 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 5,824 235 3.1 2.6- 3.6 5,589 96.9 96.4-97.4
-Piedmont NC 2,840 91 2.4 1.8- 3.0 2,749 97.6 97.0-98.2
GENDER
Male 1,303 44 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,259 97.2 96.0-98.0
Female 1,537 47 1.9 1.4- 2.8 1,490 98.1 97.2-98.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,837 66 2.6 2.0- 3.5 1,771 97.4 96.5-98.0
Non-Hispanic Black 545 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 458 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 646 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 406 *** *** *** 406 100 . - .
45-54 493 15 3.4 1.9- 5.9 478 96.6 94.1-98.1
55-64 467 20 3.3 2.0- 5.4 447 96.7 94.6-98.0
65-74 459 29 5.3 3.5- 8.0 430 94.7 92.0-96.5
75+ 302 22 6.8 4.0-11.5 280 93.2 88.5-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 639 20 2.3 1.3- 3.9 619 97.7 96.1-98.7
Some Post-H.S. 734 24 2.2 1.4- 3.5 710 97.8 96.5-98.6
College Graduate 1,218 36 2.4 1.6- 3.5 1,182 97.6 96.5-98.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 700 49 4.8 3.4- 6.6 651 95.2 93.4-96.6
No 2,022 40 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,982 98.4 97.6-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 22 6.4 3.8-10.4 262 93.6 89.6-96.2
Non-Veteran 2,528 68 1.9 1.4- 2.6 2,460 98.1 97.4-98.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,563 24 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,539 98.7 98.0-99.2
Unemployed 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 677 39 4.3 2.8- 6.4 638 95.7 93.6-97.2
Unable to Work 167 23 11.2 7.0-17.5 144 88.8 82.5-93.0
Other not in Labor Force 198 *** *** *** 198 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 336 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 281 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 325 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 876 17 1.7 1.0- 2.9 859 98.3 97.1-99.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,419 39 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,380 97.8 96.8-98.5
HOUSING
Own 1,791 65 2.9 2.2- 3.9 1,726 97.1 96.1-97.8
Rent 823 22 1.4 0.8- 2.2 801 98.6 97.8-99.2
Other arrangement 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,570 45 2.0 1.4- 2.8 1,525 98.0 97.2-98.6
Regional City or Suburban County 691 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7 674 97.9 96.3-98.8
Rural 579 29 3.8 2.4- 6.1 550 96.2 93.9-97.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,173 41 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,132 97.5 96.4-98.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,563 42 2.0 1.4- 2.9 1,521 98.0 97.1-98.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 926 26 2.4 1.4- 3.9 900 97.6 96.1-98.6
2nd Quartile 1,119 29 1.9 1.2- 2.9 1,090 98.1 97.1-98.8
3rd Quartile 713 31 2.9 1.9- 4.2 682 97.1 95.8-98.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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