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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 336 171 49.7 43.7-55.8 57 20.5 15.6-26.3 108 29.8 24.8-35.3
GENDER
Male 120 50 43.0 33.5-53.1 32 28.8 20.3-39.0 38 28.2 20.6-37.3
Female 216 121 55.6 48.2-62.7 25 13.2 8.7-19.6 70 31.2 25.0-38.2
RACE
White 238 118 48.4 41.3-55.6 43 21.0 15.4-27.9 77 30.6 24.6-37.3
Other 98 53 52.7 41.4-63.7 14 19.3 11.0-31.6 31 28.1 19.6-38.5
AGE
18-44 169 88 50.6 42.2-58.9 33 20.7 14.3-29.0 48 28.7 21.8-36.7
45+ 167 83 48.8 40.1-57.5 24 20.2 13.4-29.1 60 31.1 24.1-39.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 43 41.0 31.1-51.7 20 22.6 14.4-33.6 43 36.4 27.2-46.7
Some College + 230 128 54.0 46.6-61.3 37 19.4 13.7-26.7 65 26.6 20.9-33.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 84 48.1 39.7-56.6 31 21.4 14.7-30.2 54 30.5 23.5-38.5
$50,000+ 117 64 55.0 44.8-64.8 16 17.4 10.5-27.4 37 27.6 19.9-36.9

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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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