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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,805 563 31.0 28.5-33.6 98 5.1 4.1- 6.4 44 2.6 1.8- 3.7 1,100 61.2 58.5-63.9
Female 3,255 1,071 33.3 31.4-35.4 124 4.3 3.5- 5.3 41 1.2 0.9- 1.8 2,019 61.1 59.0-63.2
RACE
White 3,355 917 26.8 25.0-28.7 94 3.0 2.4- 3.9 46 1.6 1.1- 2.2 2,298 68.5 66.6-70.4
African American 1,240 541 43.7 40.3-47.2 109 9.6 7.8-11.8 28 2.6 1.6- 4.1 562 44.1 40.7-47.6
Asian 33 16 47.0 28.7-66.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.0 0.6-23.5 16 49.1 30.4-67.9
Native American 117 43 41.8 30.6-53.9 5 1.8 0.6- 5.0 4 3.0 0.9- 9.3 65 53.4 41.6-64.8
Other Minorities 280 105 37.3 30.3-44.9 14 4.5 2.3- 8.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2 157 56.8 49.1-64.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 296 118 38.7 31.9-45.9 12 4.0 1.9- 7.9 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 163 56.5 49.1-63.5
-English Speaking 137 52 36.7 27.5-47.0 8 6.4 2.6-15.0 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1 74 54.6 44.3-64.5
-Spanish Speaking 159 66 40.0 30.8-50.0 4 2.3 0.7- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 89 57.7 47.6-67.1
Non-Hispanic 4,760 1,515 31.7 30.1-33.4 210 4.8 4.1- 5.6 82 1.9 1.5- 2.5 2,953 61.5 59.8-63.2
AGE
18-24 421 242 54.9 48.8-60.8 47 11.8 8.5-16.0 11 2.6 1.4- 4.8 121 30.8 25.2-36.9
25-34 1,568 588 37.2 34.3-40.2 78 5.5 4.2- 7.1 20 1.5 0.9- 2.6 882 55.8 52.7-58.8
35-44 1,472 393 26.1 23.4-29.0 51 3.6 2.6- 4.9 20 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,008 68.9 65.9-71.8
45-54 997 256 27.2 23.9-30.8 29 2.8 1.8- 4.1 19 2.3 1.4- 4.0 693 67.7 64.0-71.2
55-64 602 155 24.2 20.2-28.8 17 2.8 1.5- 5.0 15 2.7 1.5- 4.9 415 70.2 65.4-74.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 599 229 36.2 31.5-41.1 60 11.3 8.4-15.0 14 2.2 1.2- 4.0 296 50.3 45.1-55.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,351 473 34.0 31.0-37.2 74 5.9 4.6- 7.7 29 2.9 1.9- 4.5 775 57.1 53.8-60.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,495 502 34.9 31.9-38.1 54 3.4 2.5- 4.6 25 1.7 1.1- 2.7 914 60.0 56.8-63.1
College Graduate 1,611 429 26.7 24.1-29.5 33 2.1 1.5- 3.2 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,132 70.1 67.3-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 561 212 40.7 35.3-46.3 51 10.5 7.5-14.3 14 2.7 1.5- 5.1 284 46.1 40.6-51.7
$15,000- 24,999 854 323 38.0 33.8-42.3 47 5.4 3.8- 7.5 18 2.4 1.4- 4.2 466 54.2 49.8-58.5
$25,000- 34,999 651 242 36.8 32.5-41.4 42 7.9 5.6-11.0 10 2.4 1.2- 5.0 357 52.8 48.2-57.5
$35,000- 49,999 737 223 30.8 26.9-35.0 21 2.8 1.7- 4.4 15 2.8 1.5- 5.0 478 63.7 59.4-67.8
$50,000-74,999 722 191 27.0 23.2-31.2 22 3.5 2.1- 5.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7 502 68.8 64.5-72.8
$75,000+ 807 193 22.9 19.7-26.5 12 1.7 0.9- 3.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6 598 74.8 71.1-78.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,363 450 33.8 30.8-37.1 74 5.6 4.3- 7.2 29 2.2 1.4- 3.4 810 58.4 55.1-61.6
No 3,602 1,145 31.6 29.7-33.5 141 4.3 3.5- 5.2 51 1.6 1.1- 2.2 2,265 62.6 60.6-64.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 577 155 29.5 25.1-34.4 19 3.3 2.0- 5.6 14 3.1 1.6- 5.9 389 64.0 59.0-68.8
Non-Veteran 4,336 1,387 31.7 30.0-33.5 178 4.6 3.9- 5.4 65 1.5 1.1- 2.0 2,706 62.2 60.4-64.0
Currently Serving 146 91 58.3 48.5-67.4 25 13.7 8.9-20.4 6 7.8 3.4-16.8 24 20.3 13.3-29.6

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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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