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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

HIV/AIDS

In the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional talked to you about preventing sexually transmitted diseases through condom use?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,159 1,276 11.7 10.9-12.5 9,883 88.3 87.5-89.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 294 41 14.6 10.2-20.3 253 85.4 79.7-89.8
Buncombe 272 29 10.2 6.9-14.8 243 89.8 85.2-93.1
Cabarrus 322 33 11.4 8.0-16.1 289 88.6 83.9-92.0
Catawba 264 21 10.8 6.1-18.4 243 89.2 81.6-93.9
Cumberland 344 55 17.2 13.1-22.3 289 82.8 77.7-86.9
Davidson 292 25 7.5 4.8-11.6 267 92.5 88.4-95.2
Durham 331 61 20.1 14.9-26.5 270 79.9 73.5-85.1
Forsyth 334 33 10.0 7.0-14.1 301 90.0 85.9-93.0
Gaston 260 23 8.4 5.4-12.8 237 91.6 87.2-94.6
Guilford 297 26 9.5 5.7-15.6 271 90.5 84.4-94.3
Iredell 317 28 9.0 6.0-13.5 289 91.0 86.5-94.0
Johnston 373 35 10.8 7.5-15.4 338 89.2 84.6-92.5
Mecklenburg 507 53 9.2 6.9-12.3 454 90.8 87.7-93.1
New Hanover 263 27 11.5 7.6-17.0 236 88.5 83.0-92.4
Onslow 309 47 17.1 12.5-23.0 262 82.9 77.0-87.5
Orange 332 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 309 92.9 88.8-95.6
Pitt 299 41 13.8 9.7-19.3 258 86.2 80.7-90.3
Randolph 252 24 10.7 6.7-16.6 228 89.3 83.4-93.3
Robeson 291 50 19.7 14.5-26.2 241 80.3 73.8-85.5
Rowan 332 35 11.9 8.1-17.1 297 88.1 82.9-91.9
Union 342 23 6.5 4.1-10.2 319 93.5 89.8-95.9
Wake 494 55 10.9 8.1-14.6 439 89.1 85.4-91.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 256 17 5.5 3.2- 9.1 239 94.5 90.9-96.8
Northeast Partnership II 322 42 13.1 9.4-17.9 280 86.9 82.1-90.6
Northeast Partnership I 285 56 17.4 13.2-22.7 229 82.6 77.3-86.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 267 39 14.2 9.9-19.9 228 85.8 80.1-90.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 359 64 18.0 13.7-23.3 295 82.0 76.7-86.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 284 29 9.9 6.7-14.3 255 90.1 85.7-93.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 302 38 13.4 9.6-18.4 264 86.6 81.6-90.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 317 29 13.3 9.0-19.1 288 86.7 80.9-91.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 412 57 12.6 9.3-16.8 355 87.4 83.2-90.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 267 25 9.5 6.2-14.5 242 90.5 85.5-93.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 248 31 17.1 10.5-26.6 217 82.9 73.4-89.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 315 21 8.0 4.9-12.8 294 92.0 87.2-95.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 404 40 10.3 7.0-14.9 364 89.7 85.1-93.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 694 106 13.2 10.7-16.2 588 86.8 83.8-89.3
No 10,465 1,170 11.6 10.8-12.4 9,295 88.4 87.6-89.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,743 521 14.3 12.9-15.8 3,222 85.7 84.2-87.1
Piedmont 6,257 641 10.7 9.7-11.7 5,616 89.3 88.3-90.3
Western NC 1,159 114 10.3 8.2-12.9 1,045 89.7 87.1-91.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 660 66 9.7 7.1-13.1 594 90.3 86.9-92.9
Northwest 2,142 193 9.4 7.9-11.1 1,949 90.6 88.9-92.1
Charlotte 1,669 150 9.3 7.7-11.2 1,519 90.7 88.8-92.3
Greensboro 1,434 143 10.0 8.2-12.2 1,291 90.0 87.8-91.8
Southern Regional 1,203 181 15.5 13.1-18.3 1,022 84.5 81.7-86.9
Coastal 534 54 11.1 8.2-15.0 480 88.9 85.0-91.8
Wake 1,613 210 13.2 11.1-15.5 1,403 86.8 84.5-88.9
Area L 430 82 17.8 13.9-22.4 348 82.2 77.6-86.1
Eastern 1,395 183 13.1 11.0-15.4 1,212 86.9 84.6-89.0

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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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