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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 513 294 55.3 50.5-60.1 86 17.8 14.3-21.9 133 26.9 22.7-31.5
GENDER
Male 205 103 48.6 41.2-56.0 47 23.1 17.4-30.0 55 28.3 21.9-35.7
Female 308 191 62.0 55.8-67.8 39 12.5 9.0-17.2 78 25.5 20.4-31.3
RACE
White 346 205 57.5 51.7-63.1 56 17.3 13.3-22.3 85 25.2 20.5-30.5
Other 166 89 51.4 42.7-60.0 30 18.7 12.7-26.6 47 29.9 22.3-38.8
AGE
18-44 315 190 59.9 53.7-65.7 54 18.6 14.2-24.0 71 21.5 17.0-26.9
45+ 198 104 47.6 39.8-55.4 32 16.4 11.4-23.0 62 36.0 28.5-44.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 65 47.9 38.1-57.8 22 17.4 11.0-26.4 41 34.7 25.8-44.9
Some College + 384 229 58.6 53.1-63.9 63 17.8 13.9-22.5 92 23.6 19.3-28.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 114 50.8 43.0-58.6 39 19.5 13.9-26.7 54 29.7 22.7-37.7
$50,000+ 221 131 58.4 51.2-65.2 32 15.2 10.7-21.2 58 26.4 20.6-33.1

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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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