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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

HIV/AIDS"

Do any of these situations apply to you in the past year: have used intravenous drugs, have been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease, have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex, had anal sex without a condom?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,681 362 3.6 3.1- 4.1 12,319 96.4 95.9-96.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 339 18 5.2 3.1- 8.7 321 94.8 91.3-96.9
Buncombe 311 8 5.5 2.0-14.4 303 94.5 85.6-98.0
Cabarrus 325 9 3.6 1.4- 8.6 316 96.4 91.4-98.6
Catawba 318 11 5.0 2.4-10.4 307 95.0 89.6-97.6
Cumberland 365 8 3.0 1.2- 7.7 357 97.0 92.3-98.8
Davidson 332 10 4.5 2.1- 9.4 322 95.5 90.6-97.9
Durham 373 9 2.7 0.9- 7.9 364 97.3 92.1-99.1
Forsyth 342 8 2.4 1.2- 5.0 334 97.6 95.0-98.8
Gaston 315 7 5.0 1.5-15.6 308 95.0 84.4-98.5
Guilford 325 12 4.2 2.0- 8.4 313 95.8 91.6-98.0
Iredell 303 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 297 97.4 94.0-98.9
Johnston 294 8 2.3 1.0- 5.2 286 97.7 94.8-99.0
Mecklenburg 675 13 1.7 1.0- 3.2 662 98.3 96.8-99.0
New Hanover 311 5 2.3 0.8- 6.0 306 97.7 94.0-99.2
Onslow 312 8 3.6 1.7- 7.4 304 96.4 92.6-98.3
Orange 331 9 2.1 1.0- 4.3 322 97.9 95.7-99.0
Pitt 332 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 329 99.2 97.4-99.8
Randolph 335 5 1.1 0.5- 2.7 330 98.9 97.3-99.5
Robeson 343 16 6.2 3.5-10.8 327 93.8 89.2-96.5
Rowan 317 6 1.9 0.7- 5.1 311 98.1 94.9-99.3
Union 284 9 4.9 2.3-10.1 275 95.1 89.9-97.7
Wake 722 23 3.5 2.2- 5.5 699 96.5 94.5-97.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 346 14 7.8 4.0-14.6 332 92.2 85.4-96.0
Northeast Partnership II 361 14 4.9 2.6- 9.1 347 95.1 90.9-97.4
Northeast Partnership I 362 11 3.5 1.7- 7.0 351 96.5 93.0-98.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 314 9 3.2 1.3- 7.4 305 96.8 92.6-98.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 402 11 2.1 1.1- 4.1 391 97.9 95.9-98.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 301 6 3.4 1.4- 8.1 295 96.6 91.9-98.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 367 9 2.2 1.0- 4.6 358 97.8 95.4-99.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 332 15 4.6 2.4- 8.4 317 95.4 91.6-97.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 489 19 4.4 2.6- 7.2 470 95.6 92.8-97.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 338 12 5.1 2.5-10.1 326 94.9 89.9-97.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 297 4 3.4 0.8-13.5 293 96.6 86.5-99.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 344 14 3.1 1.7- 5.4 330 96.9 94.6-98.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 524 13 3.9 1.9- 7.9 511 96.1 92.1-98.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 845 32 5.6 3.3- 9.1 813 94.4 90.9-96.7
No 11,836 330 3.4 3.0- 4.0 11,506 96.6 96.0-97.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,142 121 3.8 3.0- 4.8 4,021 96.2 95.2-97.0
Piedmont 7,148 210 3.4 2.8- 4.1 6,938 96.6 95.9-97.2
Western NC 1,391 31 3.7 2.2- 6.1 1,360 96.3 93.9-97.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 835 21 4.4 2.4- 7.9 814 95.6 92.1-97.6
Northwest 2,351 56 3.1 2.2- 4.4 2,295 96.9 95.6-97.8
Charlotte 1,885 50 3.1 2.1- 4.5 1,835 96.9 95.5-97.9
Greensboro 1,621 60 4.4 3.0- 6.4 1,561 95.6 93.6-97.0
Southern Regional 1,348 48 3.7 2.6- 5.4 1,300 96.3 94.6-97.4
Coastal 611 12 3.1 1.6- 5.8 599 96.9 94.2-98.4
Wake 1,912 55 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,857 97.1 95.8-98.0
Area L 508 18 5.0 2.8- 8.8 490 95.0 91.2-97.2
Eastern 1,610 42 3.9 2.5- 6.0 1,568 96.1 94.0-97.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who were 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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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