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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS

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%)
North Carolina 12,290 5,379 43.7 42.5-44.9 6,911 56.3 55.1-57.5
-Eastern NC 4,021 1,875 46.1 44.0-48.1 2,146 53.9 51.9-56.0
GENDER
Male 1,411 658 45.3 41.9-48.7 753 54.7 51.3-58.1
Female 2,610 1,217 46.9 44.5-49.3 1,393 53.1 50.7-55.5
RACE
White 2,565 1,123 44.3 41.9-46.9 1,442 55.7 53.1-58.1
African American 1,049 554 52.3 48.2-56.4 495 47.7 43.6-51.8
Other Minorities 399 192 42.4 35.5-49.6 207 57.6 50.4-64.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 224 113 44.7 36.5-53.3 111 55.3 46.7-63.5
Non-Hispanic 3,793 1,761 46.2 44.1-48.3 2,032 53.8 51.7-55.9
AGE
18-24 268 133 38.0 31.2-45.3 135 62.0 54.7-68.8
25-34 752 520 67.0 62.7-71.0 232 33.0 29.0-37.3
35-44 946 547 56.1 52.3-59.9 399 43.9 40.1-47.7
45-54 1,096 424 37.2 33.7-40.8 672 62.8 59.2-66.3
55-64 959 251 26.8 23.5-30.5 708 73.2 69.5-76.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 473 213 39.9 34.0-46.1 260 60.1 53.9-66.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,325 573 42.7 39.1-46.5 752 57.3 53.5-60.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,100 596 53.1 49.2-56.9 504 46.9 43.1-50.8
College Graduate 1,119 491 46.4 43.0-50.0 628 53.6 50.0-57.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 480 247 49.0 43.1-55.0 233 51.0 45.0-56.9
$15,000- 24,999 745 365 46.4 41.4-51.5 380 53.6 48.5-58.6
$25,000- 34,999 513 253 45.2 38.8-51.7 260 54.8 48.3-61.2
$35,000- 49,999 632 309 50.3 45.6-55.0 323 49.7 45.0-54.4
$50,000-74,999 596 273 47.9 43.0-52.8 323 52.1 47.2-57.0
$75,000+ 639 247 42.1 37.6-46.8 392 57.9 53.2-62.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,200 599 49.3 45.2-53.4 601 50.7 46.6-54.8
No 2,754 1,248 45.2 42.7-47.6 1,506 54.8 52.4-57.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 569 371 68.4 63.4-73.0 198 31.6 27.0-36.6
Non-Veteran 3,450 1,503 41.7 39.5-43.9 1,947 58.3 56.1-60.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65 years.

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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