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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 10,860 5,150 46.2 45.0-47.3 5,710 53.8 52.7-55.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,837 4,124 45.7 44.4-47.0 4,713 54.3 53.0-55.6
No 2,011 1,022 48.1 45.2-51.0 989 51.9 49.0-54.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 142 76 52.7 41.9-63.3 66 47.3 36.7-58.1
Recommended Range 3,657 1,792 47.7 45.6-49.7 1,865 52.3 50.3-54.4
Overweight 3,709 1,683 44.7 42.7-46.7 2,026 55.3 53.3-57.3
Obese 2,799 1,371 47.2 44.9-49.6 1,428 52.8 50.4-55.1
Current Smoker
No 8,018 3,643 43.7 42.4-45.1 4,375 56.3 54.9-57.6
Yes 2,811 1,493 53.2 50.8-55.6 1,318 46.8 44.4-49.2
Binge Drinker
No 9,747 4,541 45.2 44.0-46.5 5,206 54.8 53.5-56.0
Yes 969 539 54.3 50.3-58.2 430 45.7 41.8-49.7
Heavy Drinker
No 10,367 4,880 45.7 44.5-47.0 5,487 54.3 53.0-55.5
Yes 389 215 54.2 47.9-60.3 174 45.8 39.7-52.1
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,796 826 44.3 41.4-47.3 970 55.7 52.7-58.6
No 9,035 4,311 46.5 45.3-47.8 4,724 53.5 52.2-54.7
Current Asthma
Yes 877 459 51.5 47.3-55.6 418 48.5 44.4-52.7
No 9,923 4,661 45.7 44.5-46.9 5,262 54.3 53.1-55.5
Diabetes
Yes 782 337 40.6 36.4-45.0 445 59.4 55.0-63.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 125 79 59.7 49.4-69.2 46 40.3 30.8-50.6
No 9,849 4,690 46.5 45.3-47.7 5,159 53.5 52.3-54.7
No, Bordeline Diabetes 102 44 40.1 29.2-52.0 58 59.9 48.0-70.8

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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, 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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