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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

I'm going to read two statements about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. After I read each one, please tell me whether you think it is true or false, or if you don't know.
A pregnant woman with HIV can get treatment to help reduce the chances that she w ill pass the virus on to her baby.*

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  Total
Respond.#
True False Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,875 2,538 50.9 48.8-53.0 984 21.0 19.2-22.9 1,353 28.1 26.2-30.1
Piedmont NC 523 256 46.5 41.5-51.6 97 21.2 17.1-26.1 170 32.2 27.6-37.2
GENDER
Male 188 80 40.0 32.2-48.4 50 29.4 21.9-38.2 58 30.5 23.5-38.6
Female 335 176 51.7 45.4-57.9 47 14.7 10.9-19.7 112 33.6 27.8-39.9
RACE
White 428 207 47.2 41.6-52.8 77 19.6 15.3-24.8 144 33.2 28.1-38.7
Other 88 45 41.6 30.1-54.1 20 30.1 18.9-44.2 23 28.3 18.6-40.5
AGE
18-44 282 145 47.6 40.7-54.6 53 22.9 17.2-29.9 84 29.5 23.4-36.3
45+ 241 111 45.1 36.9-53.6 44 19.0 13.5-26.1 86 35.9 28.7-43.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 105 37.2 30.3-44.7 55 25.5 19.1-33.0 94 37.3 30.3-44.9
Some College + 269 151 56.3 49.0-63.4 42 16.8 11.9-23.2 76 26.9 21.1-33.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 147 44.5 37.9-51.3 63 23.2 17.9-29.6 91 32.3 26.3-38.9
$50,000+ 145 79 56.5 46.4-66.1 21 17.0 10.4-26.4 45 26.5 19.2-35.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 334 168 52.1 45.9-58.2 62 17.7 13.5-22.8 104 30.2 24.9-36.1
Cumberland 340 183 52.2 45.6-58.7 65 20.3 15.8-25.8 92 27.5 21.9-33.8
Durham 319 213 68.2 61.6-74.2 46 14.0 10.0-19.4 60 17.7 13.3-23.2
Forsyth 340 179 51.8 45.4-58.1 71 22.7 17.6-28.8 90 25.5 20.5-31.2
Gaston 354 169 48.6 42.7-54.5 73 20.7 16.3-26.0 112 30.7 25.6-36.4
Guilford 320 171 53.0 46.6-59.3 60 19.6 15.0-25.3 89 27.4 22.0-33.5
Mecklenburg 358 182 53.2 47.4-59.0 74 20.6 16.3-25.7 102 26.1 21.5-31.4
New Hanover 328 171 51.6 45.4-57.8 77 23.9 18.9-29.7 80 24.5 19.6-30.2
Onslow 377 175 45.8 38.5-53.3 96 27.7 21.8-34.5 106 26.5 20.1-34.2
Wake 369 215 57.5 51.5-63.2 62 17.5 13.2-22.9 92 25.0 20.3-30.4
Western NC 437 219 52.7 47.4-58.0 94 20.8 16.9-25.3 124 26.4 22.1-31.3
Piedmont NC 523 256 46.5 41.5-51.6 97 21.2 17.1-26.1 170 32.2 27.6-37.2
Eastern NC 476 237 49.5 43.9-55.0 107 22.9 18.6-27.8 132 27.6 22.9-32.9

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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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