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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

HIV/AIDS

In the past 12 months, how many times have you been tested for HIV, including times you did not get your results.*

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  Total
Respond.^
One time Two times Three or/more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,060 1,634 32.3 30.7-33.9 222 4.7 4.0- 5.5 85 1.9 1.4- 2.4 3,119 61.2 59.5-62.8
-Buncombe County 117 35 29.2 21.0-39.1 4 3.2 1.1- 8.6 0 0.0 . - . 78 67.6 57.7-76.2
GENDER
Male 44 13 30.2 17.8-46.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 31 69.8 53.7-82.2
Female 73 22 28.2 18.6-40.3 4 6.3 2.3-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 47 65.5 53.0-76.1
RACE
White 96 27 27.9 19.0-38.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 68 71.2 60.1-80.2
Other 20 8 36.6 18.2-60.1 3 14.2 4.3-38.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 49.1 27.3-71.3
AGE
18-44 74 26 30.9 20.8-43.1 4 4.9 1.8-13.2 0 0.0 . - . 44 64.2 51.7-75.0
45+ 43 9 26.3 13.9-44.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 34 73.7 55.7-86.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 25 8 30.0 14.1-52.8 3 10.7 3.2-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 14 59.3 37.7-77.8
Some College + 92 27 29.0 19.9-40.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 64 70.0 58.9-79.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 20 30.6 19.7-44.3 3 4.7 1.4-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 41 64.7 51.0-76.3
$50,000+ 39 8 22.4 11.3-39.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 30 75.5 58.4-87.1

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* This question was asked only if the respondent (< 65 yrs.) and who reported being tested for HIV.

^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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