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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 264 122 43.5 36.8-50.6 57 22.6 17.2-29.2 85 33.8 27.1-41.3
GENDER
Male 111 47 37.4 28.0-47.8 26 26.4 18.1-36.9 38 36.2 26.1-47.6
Female 153 75 51.2 42.5-59.9 31 17.9 12.3-25.1 47 30.9 23.4-39.6
RACE
White 238 112 45.0 37.7-52.4 52 22.1 16.6-28.7 74 33.0 25.9-40.9
Other 24 9 33.6 16.7-56.0 5 28.5 11.4-55.4 10 37.9 19.7-60.3
AGE
18-44 149 74 45.4 36.2-54.9 38 26.8 19.1-36.2 37 27.8 19.2-38.5
45+ 115 48 40.7 31.1-51.1 19 16.1 10.0-24.9 48 43.2 33.4-53.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 49 34.7 25.7-44.8 35 30.6 21.8-41.1 43 34.7 24.9-46.1
Some College + 136 73 54.7 45.4-63.6 22 13.5 8.5-20.7 41 31.8 23.8-41.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 66 41.0 31.9-50.8 37 25.6 18.0-35.2 47 33.3 24.0-44.1
$50,000+ 73 37 47.0 35.1-59.3 12 19.5 10.9-32.6 24 33.5 22.8-46.1

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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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