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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 498 267 51.1 46.0-56.1 96 20.1 16.3-24.6 135 28.8 24.4-33.6
GENDER
Male 208 101 46.8 39.3-54.4 50 24.0 18.1-31.0 57 29.2 22.8-36.6
Female 290 166 55.7 49.2-62.1 46 16.0 11.6-21.6 78 28.3 22.7-34.6
RACE
White 355 197 53.2 47.3-59.0 62 18.0 13.9-23.0 96 28.8 23.7-34.6
Other 137 67 46.6 37.1-56.4 33 25.2 17.6-34.8 37 28.2 20.4-37.5
AGE
18-44 322 176 52.6 46.3-58.9 67 22.0 17.1-27.8 79 25.3 20.3-31.1
45+ 176 91 48.1 39.8-56.4 29 16.5 11.2-23.6 56 35.4 27.7-44.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 49 39.2 29.5-49.7 33 27.5 19.0-37.9 34 33.3 24.2-44.0
Some College + 381 218 55.7 50.0-61.3 63 17.5 13.5-22.3 100 26.8 22.0-32.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 80 46.0 37.4-54.9 40 21.9 15.7-29.6 53 32.1 24.5-40.8
$50,000+ 225 134 56.2 48.9-63.3 41 19.3 14.2-25.7 50 24.5 18.5-31.6

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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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