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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

HIV/AIDS

I'm going to read you a list. When I'm done, please tell me if any of the situations apply to you. You don't need to tell me which one.
You have used intravenous drugs in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.

Do any of these situations apply to you?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,735 388 3.6 3.2- 4.1 10,347 96.4 95.9-96.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 286 15 6.9 3.6-12.9 271 93.1 87.1-96.4
Buncombe 262 9 3.5 1.7- 6.9 253 96.5 93.1-98.3
Cabarrus 308 9 3.3 1.6- 6.4 299 96.7 93.6-98.4
Catawba 250 4 1.8 0.5- 5.8 246 98.2 94.2-99.5
Cumberland 329 12 3.7 2.0- 6.8 317 96.3 93.2-98.0
Davidson 288 12 3.7 2.0- 6.7 276 96.3 93.3-98.0
Durham 318 17 4.6 2.7- 7.7 301 95.4 92.3-97.3
Forsyth 318 9 3.9 1.9- 7.7 309 96.1 92.3-98.1
Gaston 249 6 2.9 1.2- 6.8 243 97.1 93.2-98.8
Guilford 287 5 2.4 0.9- 6.5 282 97.6 93.5-99.1
Iredell 308 10 2.8 1.4- 5.3 298 97.2 94.7-98.6
Johnston 358 13 4.9 2.6- 9.1 345 95.1 90.9-97.4
Mecklenburg 487 20 4.0 2.4- 6.4 467 96.0 93.6-97.6
New Hanover 249 10 4.9 2.5- 9.6 239 95.1 90.4-97.5
Onslow 300 14 4.3 2.5- 7.3 286 95.7 92.7-97.5
Orange 320 13 4.2 2.4- 7.4 307 95.8 92.6-97.6
Pitt 284 10 4.0 2.0- 8.0 274 96.0 92.0-98.0
Randolph 241 11 4.2 2.1- 8.3 230 95.8 91.7-97.9
Robeson 274 14 5.6 3.1- 9.9 260 94.4 90.1-96.9
Rowan 322 18 7.0 4.2-11.4 304 93.0 88.6-95.8
Union 332 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4 325 98.0 95.6-99.1
Wake 470 16 3.1 1.9- 5.2 454 96.9 94.8-98.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 249 5 2.1 0.8- 5.4 244 97.9 94.6-99.2
Northeast Partnership II 311 9 3.4 1.7- 6.7 302 96.6 93.3-98.3
Northeast Partnership I 272 9 3.7 1.8- 7.3 263 96.3 92.7-98.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 253 13 5.9 3.3-10.5 240 94.1 89.5-96.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 352 14 4.1 2.0- 8.1 338 95.9 91.9-98.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 271 5 1.8 0.7- 4.4 266 98.2 95.6-99.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 293 12 3.7 2.0- 6.7 281 96.3 93.3-98.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 303 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 299 98.8 96.7-99.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 398 24 6.6 4.2-10.3 374 93.4 89.7-95.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 9 3.2 1.6- 6.2 249 96.8 93.8-98.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 239 10 4.8 2.4- 9.4 229 95.2 90.6-97.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 299 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 290 97.1 94.1-98.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 397 11 2.8 1.4- 5.5 386 97.2 94.5-98.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 669 20 3.3 2.0- 5.2 649 96.7 94.8-98.0
No 10,066 368 3.7 3.2- 4.2 9,698 96.3 95.8-96.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,593 135 3.9 3.2- 4.8 3,458 96.1 95.2-96.8
Piedmont 6,019 218 3.7 3.1- 4.3 5,801 96.3 95.7-96.9
Western NC 1,123 35 3.0 2.0- 4.3 1,088 97.0 95.7-98.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 644 20 3.1 1.8- 5.1 624 96.9 94.9-98.2
Northwest 2,061 72 3.5 2.7- 4.6 1,989 96.5 95.4-97.3
Charlotte 1,603 54 3.6 2.6- 4.9 1,549 96.4 95.1-97.4
Greensboro 1,387 52 3.8 2.6- 5.4 1,335 96.2 94.6-97.4
Southern Regional 1,156 44 4.1 2.7- 6.0 1,112 95.9 94.0-97.3
Coastal 504 16 3.5 2.0- 5.9 488 96.5 94.1-98.0
Wake 1,544 60 3.6 2.6- 4.8 1,484 96.4 95.2-97.4
Area L 411 19 5.4 3.2- 8.7 392 94.6 91.3-96.8
Eastern 1,347 47 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,300 96.6 95.3-97.5

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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