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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

How effective do you think these treatments are helping persons with HIV to live longer?
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  Total
Respond.#
Very effective Somewhat Effective Not at all effective Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,355 1,048 23.3 21.3-25.4 2,597 59.3 57.0-61.6 74 2.0 1.4- 2.8 636 15.5 13.8-17.2
GENDER
Male 1,738 376 20.9 18.3-23.7 1,074 62.3 58.8-65.6 28 1.7 1.0- 3.1 260 15.1 12.7-17.9
Female 2,617 672 25.6 22.7-28.8 1,523 56.4 53.2-59.6 46 2.2 1.4- 3.3 376 15.8 13.7-18.1
RACE
White 3,300 760 22.8 20.4-25.3 2,011 60.4 57.6-63.0 48 1.7 1.1- 2.5 481 15.2 13.4-17.1
African American 801 220 26.0 21.7-30.8 455 57.6 52.4-62.8 17 2.3 1.1- 4.7 109 14.1 10.7-18.3
Other Minorities 199 51 20.0 13.5-28.6 103 52.9 42.2-63.3 9 4.2 1.2-13.7 36 22.9 14.0-35.1
HISPANIC
Yes 128 42 40.4 28.7-53.3 55 37.9 26.8-50.5 5 2.6 1.0- 6.9 26 19.1 11.9-29.1
No 4,220 1,004 22.7 20.7-24.9 2,538 60.0 57.6-62.3 69 1.9 1.4- 2.8 609 15.3 13.7-17.1
AGE
18-24 485 99 17.2 13.3-21.9 311 68.5 62.1-74.3 13 2.2 1.0- 4.7 62 12.1 8.0-18.0
25-34 1,040 259 25.0 21.1-29.3 600 55.5 50.8-60.1 26 3.6 2.0- 6.6 155 15.9 12.9-19.5
35-44 1,140 285 25.0 21.5-28.8 680 59.2 54.9-63.4 12 1.5 0.7- 3.2 163 14.2 11.3-17.8
45-54 1,003 247 24.6 19.7-30.2 612 60.6 55.2-65.8 17 1.1 0.6- 2.0 127 13.7 10.8-17.3
55-64 687 158 22.2 18.1-27.0 394 53.5 48.1-58.8 6 1.2 0.4- 3.4 129 23.1 18.6-28.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 340 76 22.3 16.5-29.3 173 47.9 40.0-55.9 12 4.2 1.7-10.2 79 25.6 19.1-33.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,251 232 16.2 13.5-19.4 779 64.0 59.8-68.0 29 2.9 1.8- 4.8 211 16.8 13.8-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,197 256 21.4 18.2-25.1 744 61.5 57.3-65.5 17 1.3 0.6- 2.8 180 15.8 12.9-19.1
College Graduate 1,560 484 32.4 28.3-36.8 897 56.0 51.7-60.2 16 0.8 0.4- 1.7 163 10.8 8.8-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 79 24.4 17.9-32.4 179 51.4 42.6-60.2 5 4.6 1.5-13.0 52 19.5 13.2-27.9
$15,000- 24,999 644 130 18.8 14.7-23.6 397 64.5 58.6-70.0 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5 102 15.4 11.4-20.4
$25,000- 34,999 639 125 18.1 14.2-22.9 402 63.7 57.9-69.1 13 1.8 0.7- 4.5 99 16.4 12.5-21.2
$35,000- 49,999 797 195 21.5 17.9-25.5 482 59.9 54.9-64.7 13 3.1 1.6- 6.1 107 15.5 12.0-19.8
$50,000+ 1,385 396 29.4 25.2-34.0 832 59.6 55.1-63.9 11 0.8 0.4- 1.8 146 10.2 8.2-12.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 306 71 21.8 17.1-27.5 192 64.8 58.5-70.6 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9 39 11.6 8.3-16.1
Cumberland 308 73 21.4 16.9-26.8 180 58.8 52.1-65.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 52 18.7 13.6-25.1
Durham 295 106 34.6 27.3-42.7 154 51.1 43.1-59.0 5 1.9 0.7- 4.7 30 12.5 7.1-21.0
Forsyth 305 73 22.9 18.0-28.7 193 65.1 58.7-71.0 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3 34 10.8 7.5-15.2
Gaston 301 63 20.1 15.6-25.5 180 62.1 55.8-68.0 7 2.2 0.9- 5.4 51 15.6 11.6-20.7
Guilford 298 73 22.6 17.9-28.2 180 59.9 53.4-66.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8 43 16.9 12.3-22.7
Mecklenburg 324 95 29.8 24.5-35.8 193 59.6 53.5-65.5 5 1.6 0.5- 4.7 31 8.9 6.1-12.9
New Hanover 297 70 23.6 18.5-29.6 184 60.0 53.4-66.3 4 2.4 0.9- 6.4 39 13.9 9.7-19.6
Onslow 336 65 20.2 13.5-29.1 207 62.6 54.4-70.2 12 3.6 2.0- 6.5 52 13.6 10.0-18.2
Wake 341 92 26.2 21.2-31.9 203 59.3 53.2-65.2 2 1.3 0.2- 6.5 44 13.2 9.5-18.0
Western NC 386 63 15.5 11.9-19.8 255 67.6 62.2-72.5 6 1.7 0.7- 4.2 62 15.2 11.7-19.6
Piedmont NC 454 104 22.3 17.3-28.2 252 57.3 51.1-63.2 7 1.4 0.6- 3.3 91 19.1 15.1-23.8
Eastern NC 404 100 24.2 19.4-29.8 224 56.6 50.6-62.5 12 3.6 1.9- 6.9 68 15.5 11.6-20.3

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* This question was asked only if the respondent (< 65 yrs.) and who believed medical treatments were available for HIV.

#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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