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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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 11,268 5,585 47.9 46.8-49.1 2,162 20.2 19.2-21.1 3,521 31.9 30.8-33.0
-Alamance County 294 146 48.6 42.0-55.2 57 20.8 15.8-27.0 91 30.6 24.8-37.0
GENDER
Male 97 43 44.5 33.6-56.0 29 28.7 19.6-40.1 25 26.7 17.8-38.1
Female 197 103 51.8 44.1-59.4 28 14.7 9.9-21.1 66 33.6 26.7-41.2
RACE
White 223 108 48.6 41.1-56.1 44 20.0 14.7-26.5 71 31.5 24.9-38.9
Other 69 37 49.4 35.8-63.0 12 21.7 11.2-37.7 20 29.0 18.2-42.8
AGE
18-44 142 75 49.5 40.1-59.0 33 24.3 16.7-33.9 34 26.2 18.4-35.9
45+ 152 71 47.6 38.7-56.6 24 16.9 11.1-24.8 57 35.6 27.6-44.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 53 36.8 28.2-46.3 32 27.4 18.9-37.8 49 35.8 27.0-45.7
Some College + 160 93 58.4 49.5-66.9 25 15.4 10.2-22.6 42 26.2 19.1-34.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 84 45.4 37.1-53.9 39 25.1 18.0-33.9 55 29.5 22.3-37.8
$50,000+ 74 42 54.9 41.8-67.3 10 12.6 6.5-22.8 22 32.5 21.6-45.8

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

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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