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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 273 140 49.9 43.3-56.5 43 15.4 11.3-20.6 90 34.7 28.6-41.4
GENDER
Male 102 48 46.8 36.4-57.4 13 12.8 7.3-21.6 41 40.4 30.5-51.1
Female 171 92 52.8 44.6-60.9 30 17.8 12.4-24.8 49 29.4 22.5-37.5
RACE
White 242 126 50.6 43.6-57.5 38 15.6 11.2-21.3 78 33.8 27.5-40.8
Other 30 13 44.4 24.9-65.9 5 14.1 5.5-31.6 12 41.4 23.0-62.6
AGE
18-44 133 66 50.1 40.6-59.5 20 13.1 8.2-20.3 47 36.9 28.1-46.6
45+ 140 74 49.8 40.7-58.8 23 17.9 11.8-26.4 43 32.3 24.4-41.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 88 34 40.1 29.0-52.4 20 18.9 11.8-29.0 34 41.0 29.9-53.0
Some College + 185 106 55.1 47.1-62.9 23 13.5 8.8-20.0 56 31.4 24.4-39.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 76 46.3 37.7-55.1 29 19.6 13.5-27.6 48 34.1 26.1-43.1
$50,000+ 77 50 64.7 52.5-75.3 8 10.6 5.2-20.4 19 24.7 15.7-36.6

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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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