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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,299 1,866 42.7 40.9-44.6 1,041 24.4 22.8-26.0 1,392 32.9 31.2-34.7
Female 6,969 3,719 52.9 51.5-54.4 1,121 16.1 15.1-17.2 2,129 30.9 29.6-32.3
RACE
White 8,209 4,071 48.1 46.8-49.5 1,534 19.6 18.6-20.7 2,604 32.3 31.0-33.5
African American 2,090 1,105 51.2 48.5-53.9 446 22.8 20.6-25.2 539 26.0 23.7-28.4
Asian 84 41 45.1 32.5-58.4 12 15.0 7.3-28.2 31 39.9 27.8-53.4
Native American 237 104 43.1 35.2-51.4 50 19.9 14.0-27.5 83 37.0 29.1-45.6
Other Minorities 587 235 39.5 34.4-44.9 110 19.8 15.8-24.6 242 40.6 35.5-46.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 614 256 40.6 35.5-45.8 113 19.6 15.6-24.3 245 39.8 34.9-45.0
-English Speaking 231 117 48.4 40.6-56.3 58 27.5 20.7-35.5 56 24.1 17.8-31.8
-Spanish Speaking 383 139 37.4 31.1-44.2 55 16.4 11.8-22.4 189 46.1 39.7-52.7
Non-Hispanic 10,646 5,323 48.5 47.4-49.7 2,048 20.2 19.3-21.2 3,275 31.2 30.1-32.4
AGE
18-24 834 413 46.3 42.0-50.7 205 27.3 23.5-31.4 216 26.4 22.7-30.5
25-34 2,371 1,283 51.6 49.1-54.2 452 20.0 18.0-22.2 636 28.3 26.0-30.7
35-44 2,786 1,395 49.5 47.1-51.8 581 21.1 19.3-23.1 810 29.4 27.4-31.6
45-54 2,763 1,338 46.2 43.8-48.5 528 19.5 17.7-21.5 897 34.3 32.1-36.6
55-64 2,514 1,156 44.7 42.3-47.2 396 16.7 14.9-18.7 962 38.5 36.1-41.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,449 590 39.1 35.8-42.4 296 21.1 18.5-23.9 563 39.8 36.5-43.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,279 1,403 41.7 39.6-43.9 744 24.1 22.3-26.1 1,132 34.2 32.1-36.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,990 1,450 47.2 45.0-49.5 622 21.3 19.5-23.2 918 31.5 29.4-33.6
College Graduate 3,541 2,139 58.4 56.4-60.4 499 15.2 13.7-16.7 903 26.4 24.6-28.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,110 545 49.2 45.1-53.3 218 19.4 16.4-22.9 347 31.3 27.7-35.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,776 857 44.4 41.4-47.5 346 20.1 17.8-22.7 573 35.5 32.5-38.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,356 637 44.5 41.2-47.7 304 23.9 21.1-26.9 415 31.7 28.7-34.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,663 815 45.8 43.0-48.7 342 22.7 20.3-25.3 506 31.5 28.8-34.3
$50,000-74,999 1,568 810 48.7 45.7-51.7 281 17.9 15.7-20.3 477 33.4 30.6-36.4
$75,000+ 1,848 1,072 58.1 55.3-60.8 289 16.6 14.6-18.8 487 25.3 22.9-27.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,071 1,498 47.4 45.2-49.7 634 22.3 20.4-24.3 939 30.3 28.2-32.4
No 7,975 3,987 48.2 46.8-49.6 1,480 19.4 18.3-20.6 2,508 32.4 31.1-33.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,129 543 47.2 43.6-50.7 244 21.9 19.1-25.1 342 30.9 27.6-34.4
Non-Veteran 9,976 4,954 47.9 46.7-49.2 1,874 19.8 18.8-20.8 3,148 32.2 31.1-33.4
Currently Serving 161 88 52.4 43.4-61.3 43 27.0 19.9-35.6 30 20.6 14.0-29.2

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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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