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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 3,783 1,800 45.6 43.6-47.6 763 21.0 19.4-22.6 1,220 33.4 31.6-35.4
GENDER
Male 1,400 592 41.8 38.7-45.1 356 25.2 22.6-28.0 452 32.9 30.0-36.1
Female 2,383 1,208 49.0 46.6-51.4 407 17.1 15.3-19.0 768 33.9 31.6-36.3
RACE
White 2,420 1,160 46.1 43.7-48.4 469 20.1 18.2-22.1 791 33.9 31.6-36.2
African American 980 476 46.0 42.2-50.0 223 25.0 21.7-28.6 281 29.0 25.6-32.7
Other Minorities 11 6 64.7 31.6-88.0 2 9.8 2.0-36.6 3 25.4 7.3-59.8
AGE
18-24 330 160 43.7 36.7-51.0 87 28.2 22.4-35.0 83 28.0 21.7-35.3
25-34 812 418 49.6 45.5-53.7 167 21.6 18.4-25.1 227 28.8 25.2-32.8
35-44 874 431 48.5 44.4-52.6 192 23.2 19.9-26.8 251 28.3 25.0-32.0
45-54 911 418 44.4 40.5-48.3 182 19.5 16.6-22.7 311 36.2 32.4-40.1
55-64 856 373 40.7 36.8-44.8 135 15.9 13.1-19.1 348 43.3 39.3-47.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 497 201 40.0 34.2-46.0 98 19.5 15.5-24.2 198 40.6 34.8-46.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,239 519 40.0 36.6-43.4 280 24.5 21.7-27.6 440 35.5 32.3-38.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,069 518 47.0 43.5-50.5 233 21.6 18.8-24.8 318 31.4 28.1-34.8
College Graduate 975 561 55.8 52.1-59.4 152 16.2 13.7-19.1 262 28.0 24.8-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 446 209 47.1 40.8-53.5 95 21.1 16.7-26.3 142 31.8 26.4-37.7
$15,000- 24,999 686 329 44.7 39.7-49.8 138 20.2 16.7-24.4 219 35.1 30.2-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 467 207 41.1 36.1-46.3 117 25.4 21.1-30.1 143 33.6 28.7-38.9
$35,000- 49,999 565 282 47.9 43.0-52.8 110 21.4 17.5-25.9 173 30.7 26.4-35.4
$50,000-74,999 465 241 48.3 43.0-53.5 85 18.3 14.6-22.7 139 33.4 28.5-38.7
$75,000+ 501 271 53.8 48.7-58.7 94 20.1 16.3-24.5 136 26.2 22.1-30.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,132 543 46.2 42.7-49.8 240 22.4 19.6-25.5 349 31.3 28.1-34.8
No 2,572 1,221 45.3 42.9-47.7 507 20.4 18.6-22.4 844 34.3 32.0-36.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 441 208 48.2 42.8-53.7 94 19.9 16.0-24.4 139 31.9 27.1-37.1
Non-Veteran 3,210 1,515 44.7 42.6-46.9 636 20.9 19.2-22.7 1,059 34.4 32.3-36.5
Currently Serving 132 77 54.8 44.7-64.5 33 26.0 18.2-35.7 22 19.2 12.2-28.9

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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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