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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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
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
GENDER
Male 188 168 90.8 85.4-94.3 15 8.2 4.8-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.0 0.3- 2.8
Female 335 309 91.2 86.9-94.2 19 6.9 4.2-11.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1
RACE
White 428 388 90.7 87.1-93.4 31 8.1 5.6-11.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1
Other 88 82 91.8 82.4-96.4 3 5.0 1.6-14.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7
AGE
18-44 283 263 92.1 87.6-95.1 17 7.2 4.4-11.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
45+ 240 214 89.5 84.3-93.1 17 7.8 4.7-12.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 8 2.2 1.0- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 225 88.3 83.0-92.2 20 9.3 5.9-14.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1
Some College + 269 252 93.8 89.8-96.3 14 5.5 3.1- 9.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 2 0.3 0.0- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 270 89.1 84.4-92.5 23 9.0 5.9-13.6 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8
$50,000+ 145 140 96.4 91.3-98.5 5 3.6 1.5- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 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
Cumberland 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
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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