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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 149 50 34.7 26.5-43.9 9 7.0 3.4-13.7 4 1.7 0.6- 4.5 86 56.7 47.4-65.5
GENDER
Male 50 16 31.7 19.2-47.7 3 5.6 1.6-17.5 3 2.8 0.9- 8.4 28 59.9 44.3-73.8
Female 99 34 37.2 27.4-48.2 6 8.1 3.4-18.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 58 53.9 43.0-64.4
RACE
White 91 24 27.6 18.4-39.3 4 4.1 1.4-11.4 3 2.2 0.7- 6.6 60 66.1 54.3-76.1
Other 58 26 44.5 30.7-59.2 5 10.9 4.3-25.1 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 26 43.5 29.9-58.3
AGE
18-44 98 39 38.1 28.1-49.1 9 10.0 4.9-19.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 49 51.3 40.3-62.1
45+ 51 11 26.9 14.2-45.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.2 1.3-12.5 37 68.9 51.3-82.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 20 41.7 27.5-57.5 3 6.8 1.9-21.4 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1 25 49.1 34.1-64.3
Some College + 99 30 30.7 21.3-42.1 6 7.1 3.0-15.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 61 60.9 49.4-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 29 36.6 25.6-49.2 6 7.5 3.0-17.4 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 41 54.2 41.6-66.3
$50,000+ 51 11 24.7 13.2-41.3 2 5.0 1.3-18.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 37 69.1 52.8-81.8

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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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