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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

HIV/AIDS

Have you ever been tested for HIV? Do not count tests you may have had as part of a blood donation.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,860 5,150 46.2 45.0-47.3 5,710 53.8 52.7-55.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 283 124 41.8 35.4-48.5 159 58.2 51.5-64.6
Buncombe 269 120 43.4 37.0-50.1 149 56.6 49.9-63.0
Cabarrus 313 155 47.4 41.3-53.6 158 52.6 46.4-58.7
Catawba 256 94 40.2 33.1-47.7 162 59.8 52.3-66.9
Cumberland 338 220 64.5 58.4-70.2 118 35.5 29.8-41.6
Davidson 289 108 38.3 31.7-45.3 181 61.7 54.7-68.3
Durham 320 170 52.0 45.5-58.4 150 48.0 41.6-54.5
Forsyth 327 150 46.8 40.7-52.9 177 53.2 47.1-59.3
Gaston 256 121 46.7 40.0-53.5 135 53.3 46.5-60.0
Guilford 287 136 46.2 39.5-52.9 151 53.8 47.1-60.5
Iredell 308 147 49.5 42.9-56.0 161 50.5 44.0-57.1
Johnston 356 165 44.9 38.9-51.2 191 55.1 48.8-61.1
Mecklenburg 499 274 54.2 49.3-59.0 225 45.8 41.0-50.7
New Hanover 259 132 49.6 42.6-56.5 127 50.4 43.5-57.4
Onslow 299 184 63.6 57.5-69.3 115 36.4 30.7-42.5
Orange 322 160 48.5 42.3-54.7 162 51.5 45.3-57.7
Pitt 293 151 49.5 43.1-56.0 142 50.5 44.0-56.9
Randolph 245 90 32.9 26.6-39.8 155 67.1 60.2-73.4
Robeson 287 140 46.0 39.4-52.7 147 54.0 47.3-60.6
Rowan 323 155 47.9 41.7-54.1 168 52.1 45.9-58.3
Union 334 169 49.1 42.8-55.4 165 50.9 44.6-57.2
Wake 486 230 45.7 40.7-50.8 256 54.3 49.2-59.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 246 107 40.7 34.0-47.7 139 59.3 52.3-66.0
Northeast Partnership II 317 143 45.3 39.1-51.6 174 54.7 48.4-60.9
Northeast Partnership I 283 138 49.4 41.8-57.0 145 50.6 43.0-58.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 260 124 43.1 36.3-50.2 136 56.9 49.8-63.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 346 175 47.2 41.2-53.3 171 52.8 46.7-58.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 278 125 43.2 36.9-49.8 153 56.8 50.2-63.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 293 131 45.3 39.1-51.6 162 54.7 48.4-60.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 303 123 39.4 33.1-46.0 180 60.6 54.0-66.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 398 206 48.3 42.7-54.0 192 51.7 46.0-57.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 260 104 40.2 33.8-47.0 156 59.8 53.0-66.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 232 80 31.4 24.9-38.8 152 68.6 61.2-75.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 307 135 42.7 36.5-49.1 172 57.3 50.9-63.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 388 164 40.0 34.2-46.1 224 60.0 53.9-65.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 686 323 47.2 42.6-51.8 363 52.8 48.2-57.4
No 10,174 4,827 46.1 44.9-47.3 5,347 53.9 52.7-55.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,647 1,864 49.3 47.3-51.3 1,783 50.7 48.7-52.7
Piedmont 6,094 2,827 46.0 44.5-47.6 3,267 54.0 52.4-55.5
Western NC 1,119 459 40.1 36.7-43.7 660 59.9 56.3-63.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 642 279 41.0 36.4-45.8 363 59.0 54.2-63.6
Northwest 2,082 871 41.9 39.3-44.6 1,211 58.1 55.4-60.7
Charlotte 1,630 823 50.3 47.3-53.3 807 49.7 46.7-52.7
Greensboro 1,390 624 43.4 40.1-46.7 766 56.6 53.3-59.9
Southern Regional 1,171 635 53.3 49.8-56.8 536 46.7 43.2-50.2
Coastal 523 248 44.7 39.9-49.7 275 55.3 50.3-60.1
Wake 1,567 742 46.0 42.9-49.2 825 54.0 50.8-57.1
Area L 421 208 47.1 41.5-52.7 213 52.9 47.3-58.5
Eastern 1,356 688 48.7 45.4-52.0 668 51.3 48.0-54.6

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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, 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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