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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

HIV/AIDS

In the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional talked to you about preventing sexually transmitted diseases through condom use?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,159 1,276 11.7 10.9-12.5 9,883 88.3 87.5-89.1
-Buncombe County 272 29 10.2 6.9-14.8 243 89.8 85.2-93.1
GENDER
Male 102 10 10.4 5.5-18.8 92 89.6 81.2-94.5
Female 170 19 9.9 6.2-15.6 151 90.1 84.4-93.8
RACE
White 241 22 8.4 5.3-13.1 219 91.6 86.9-94.7
Other 30 7 22.4 10.0-42.9 23 77.6 57.1-90.0
AGE
18-44 133 24 15.8 10.3-23.5 109 84.2 76.5-89.7
45+ 139 5 3.8 1.3-10.1 134 96.2 89.9-98.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 88 11 11.2 5.8-20.3 77 88.8 79.7-94.2
Some College + 184 18 9.6 5.8-15.4 166 90.4 84.6-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 20 11.3 7.1-17.7 133 88.7 82.3-92.9
$50,000+ 77 3 5.3 1.6-15.9 74 94.7 84.1-98.4

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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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