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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

HIV/AIDS

How important do you think it is for people to know their HIV status by getting tested?
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  Total
Respond.#
Very important Somewhat important Not at all important Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,866 4,461 92.1 90.9-93.1 292 6.0 5.1- 7.1 24 0.5 0.3- 0.8 89 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Cumberland County 341 320 94.2 90.7-96.4 17 5.0 2.9- 8.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
GENDER
Male 142 132 93.4 87.4-96.6 7 5.4 2.5-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.2 0.3- 4.3
Female 199 188 95.1 90.8-97.4 10 4.5 2.3- 8.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 185 174 94.6 89.9-97.2 9 4.3 2.1- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.2- 4.5
Other 146 136 93.3 86.8-96.8 8 5.9 2.7-12.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
AGE
18-44 235 224 95.0 90.6-97.4 10 4.9 2.5- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
45+ 106 96 91.7 84.2-95.8 7 5.2 2.3-11.6 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 130 93.2 86.5-96.7 8 5.6 2.4-12.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Some College + 200 190 94.8 90.3-97.3 9 4.5 2.3- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 198 95.2 91.0-97.5 10 4.0 2.0- 7.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9
$50,000+ 77 73 95.2 87.3-98.3 3 3.9 1.2-11.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 334 298 91.5 88.0-94.0 23 5.8 3.7- 9.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1 9 2.0 1.0- 3.9
Durham 318 299 95.1 91.9-97.1 14 3.5 1.9- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.4 0.6- 3.6
Forsyth 340 303 87.7 83.1-91.2 31 9.4 6.5-13.5 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9
Gaston 354 321 90.7 86.8-93.6 15 4.6 2.6- 7.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 15 3.7 2.1- 6.3
Guilford 320 291 91.3 87.4-94.1 22 6.9 4.4-10.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Mecklenburg 355 330 92.6 88.8-95.2 17 4.9 2.9- 8.0 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0 6 1.9 0.8- 4.7
New Hanover 326 300 92.3 88.4-95.0 22 6.2 3.9- 9.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 3 1.2 0.4- 4.3
Onslow 376 346 93.4 90.2-95.6 23 5.0 3.1- 8.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 6 1.3 0.5- 2.9
Wake 368 333 92.1 88.8-94.5 24 5.4 3.5- 8.4 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 8 1.5 0.7- 3.4
Western NC 436 404 93.0 89.9-95.3 25 5.8 3.8- 8.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Piedmont NC 523 477 91.0 87.8-93.4 34 7.5 5.2-10.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 10 1.1 0.5- 2.2
Eastern NC 475 439 92.9 89.8-95.1 25 5.1 3.3- 7.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 10 1.7 0.8- 3.7

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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