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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 335 177 51.9 45.8-58.0 56 16.9 12.8-21.9 102 31.2 25.7-37.2
GENDER
Male 125 47 39.3 30.1-49.3 32 23.8 16.7-32.7 46 36.9 28.0-46.9
Female 210 130 63.6 56.2-70.4 24 10.5 6.9-15.8 56 25.9 19.9-33.0
RACE
White 268 134 48.9 42.3-55.6 47 18.6 13.9-24.6 87 32.4 26.5-39.0
Other 67 43 61.8 47.1-74.6 9 11.1 5.4-21.4 15 27.1 15.7-42.6
AGE
18-44 173 97 54.5 45.9-62.8 30 16.5 11.4-23.4 46 29.0 21.6-37.6
45+ 162 80 48.8 40.1-57.5 26 17.3 11.4-25.4 56 33.9 26.2-42.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 86 47.9 39.4-56.5 27 15.8 10.6-22.8 61 36.3 28.5-45.0
Some College + 161 91 57.1 48.4-65.3 29 18.3 12.4-26.2 41 24.6 18.0-32.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 108 56.3 47.9-64.3 31 15.8 10.8-22.5 49 27.9 20.9-36.2
$50,000+ 94 47 49.9 38.9-60.9 20 23.3 14.9-34.6 27 26.8 18.2-37.6

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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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