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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 294 146 48.6 42.0-55.2 57 20.8 15.8-27.0 91 30.6 24.8-37.0
Buncombe 273 140 49.9 43.3-56.5 43 15.4 11.3-20.6 90 34.7 28.6-41.4
Cabarrus 325 147 43.4 37.5-49.5 68 22.8 18.0-28.6 110 33.7 28.2-39.7
Catawba 264 122 43.5 36.8-50.6 57 22.6 17.2-29.2 85 33.8 27.1-41.3
Cumberland 350 185 49.4 43.4-55.4 63 18.7 14.4-23.9 102 31.9 26.4-38.1
Davidson 296 129 43.3 36.6-50.3 58 19.2 14.4-25.0 109 37.5 30.9-44.6
Durham 332 220 63.3 56.7-69.4 40 12.3 8.6-17.3 72 24.5 19.0-30.8
Forsyth 336 171 49.7 43.7-55.8 57 20.5 15.6-26.3 108 29.8 24.8-35.3
Gaston 266 133 51.0 44.2-57.7 44 16.0 11.7-21.4 89 33.0 27.0-39.7
Guilford 299 150 47.3 40.8-53.9 50 19.0 14.3-24.7 99 33.8 27.9-40.2
Iredell 322 145 42.9 36.6-49.5 79 26.8 21.6-32.7 98 30.3 25.0-36.3
Johnston 375 172 46.1 40.0-52.3 68 18.0 13.7-23.3 135 35.9 30.1-42.1
Mecklenburg 513 294 55.3 50.5-60.1 86 17.8 14.3-21.9 133 26.9 22.7-31.5
New Hanover 267 133 48.9 42.1-55.8 46 17.1 12.6-22.7 88 34.0 27.7-40.9
Onslow 311 147 47.4 41.2-53.7 77 26.2 21.0-32.1 87 26.5 21.4-32.2
Orange 336 211 60.6 54.4-66.5 45 16.1 11.7-21.6 80 23.3 18.6-28.8
Pitt 300 175 55.1 48.6-61.4 52 20.1 15.1-26.2 73 24.8 19.6-30.8
Randolph 257 112 42.4 35.5-49.6 55 22.4 16.9-29.1 90 35.2 28.8-42.2
Robeson 295 133 39.2 33.1-45.6 61 25.0 19.4-31.5 101 35.9 29.7-42.5
Rowan 335 177 51.9 45.8-58.0 56 16.9 12.8-21.9 102 31.2 25.7-37.2
Union 344 176 50.1 43.8-56.3 64 19.5 15.1-24.8 104 30.5 25.2-36.3
Wake 498 267 51.1 46.0-56.1 96 20.1 16.3-24.6 135 28.8 24.4-33.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 261 133 51.2 44.3-58.1 46 17.3 12.7-23.1 82 31.5 25.5-38.3
Northeast Partnership II 326 150 44.4 38.3-50.6 69 23.2 18.2-29.1 107 32.4 26.9-38.4
Northeast Partnership I 291 127 45.6 38.1-53.3 69 24.3 18.8-30.8 95 30.1 24.2-36.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 268 136 48.9 41.9-55.9 43 17.4 12.6-23.5 89 33.7 27.4-40.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 359 149 38.2 32.7-44.1 83 23.5 18.8-29.0 127 38.2 32.4-44.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 289 124 42.6 36.2-49.2 61 21.9 17.0-27.9 104 35.5 29.6-41.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 308 153 49.9 43.7-56.1 68 21.9 17.3-27.3 87 28.2 22.9-34.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 320 161 49.5 43.1-56.0 58 18.9 14.5-24.2 101 31.6 25.9-37.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 414 200 47.8 42.3-53.4 88 21.6 17.3-26.6 126 30.6 25.7-35.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 269 118 42.1 35.9-48.7 59 22.6 17.6-28.6 92 35.2 29.3-41.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 248 111 41.1 34.0-48.7 53 27.0 19.6-36.0 84 31.8 25.4-39.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 320 150 43.7 37.6-50.0 64 20.8 16.0-26.6 106 35.5 29.6-41.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 407 188 42.9 37.1-48.9 79 21.1 16.5-26.5 140 36.0 30.4-42.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 708 321 45.9 41.4-50.5 159 23.5 19.9-27.4 228 30.6 26.8-34.7
No 10,560 5,264 48.0 46.8-49.2 2,003 20.0 19.0-21.0 3,293 32.0 30.9-33.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,783 1,800 45.6 43.6-47.6 763 21.0 19.4-22.6 1,220 33.4 31.6-35.4
Piedmont 6,319 3,234 50.1 48.5-51.7 1,178 19.6 18.4-20.9 1,907 30.3 28.9-31.8
Western NC 1,166 551 44.1 40.7-47.7 221 20.7 17.9-23.9 394 35.1 31.8-38.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 664 324 45.9 41.2-50.6 115 18.6 15.1-22.7 225 35.5 31.1-40.3
Northwest 2,159 1,013 44.7 42.1-47.3 439 22.0 19.8-24.3 707 33.4 30.9-35.9
Charlotte 1,690 877 52.3 49.4-55.3 303 18.6 16.4-21.1 510 29.0 26.5-31.8
Greensboro 1,450 757 48.8 45.5-52.1 258 19.5 16.9-22.3 435 31.7 28.7-34.9
Southern Regional 1,214 579 44.8 41.4-48.2 258 22.2 19.5-25.1 377 33.1 29.8-36.5
Coastal 541 244 43.2 38.4-48.1 107 19.8 16.2-24.0 190 37.0 32.3-41.9
Wake 1,626 867 52.5 49.4-55.7 286 18.3 15.9-20.9 473 29.2 26.4-32.2
Area L 431 208 45.2 39.8-50.7 83 21.6 17.2-26.7 140 33.2 28.2-38.7
Eastern 1,409 685 47.3 44.1-50.5 299 22.4 19.8-25.2 425 30.4 27.5-33.4

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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.

****Click here to learn about other NC Area Health Education Centers

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