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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 10,735 388 3.6 3.2- 4.1 10,347 96.4 95.9-96.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,750 289 3.3 2.9- 3.8 8,461 96.7 96.2-97.1
No 1,974 97 4.7 3.7- 6.0 1,877 95.3 94.0-96.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 137 5 4.1 1.6-10.2 132 95.9 89.8-98.4
Recommended Range 3,604 148 4.7 3.9- 5.7 3,456 95.3 94.3-96.1
Overweight 3,663 115 3.0 2.4- 3.8 3,548 97.0 96.2-97.6
Obese 2,790 108 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,682 96.5 95.6-97.2
Current Smoker
No 7,952 221 2.7 2.3- 3.2 7,731 97.3 96.8-97.7
Yes 2,753 165 6.2 5.1- 7.5 2,588 93.8 92.5-94.9
Binge Drinker
No 9,631 291 3.0 2.6- 3.5 9,340 97.0 96.5-97.4
Yes 964 86 8.7 6.7-11.1 878 91.3 88.9-93.3
Heavy Drinker
No 10,249 347 3.4 3.0- 3.9 9,902 96.6 96.1-97.0
Yes 389 31 8.2 5.4-12.2 358 91.8 87.8-94.6
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,799 77 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1,722 96.4 95.3-97.2
No 8,908 308 3.6 3.2- 4.2 8,600 96.4 95.8-96.8
Current Asthma
Yes 867 45 4.6 3.3- 6.4 822 95.4 93.6-96.7
No 9,806 341 3.6 3.1- 4.1 9,465 96.4 95.9-96.9
Diabetes
Yes 797 25 2.7 1.7- 4.2 772 97.3 95.8-98.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 126 6 3.4 1.3- 8.4 120 96.6 91.6-98.7
No 9,708 349 3.7 3.2- 4.2 9,359 96.3 95.8-96.8
No, Bordeline Diabetes 102 8 8.3 4.0-16.6 94 91.7 83.4-96.0

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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, 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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