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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 7,148 210 3.4 2.8- 4.1 6,938 96.6 95.9-97.2
GENDER
Male 2,673 89 3.8 2.9- 5.0 2,584 96.2 95.0-97.1
Female 4,475 121 3.0 2.4- 3.8 4,354 97.0 96.2-97.6
RACE
White 5,370 130 3.1 2.5- 3.9 5,240 96.9 96.1-97.5
African American 1,243 67 5.3 3.8- 7.3 1,176 94.7 92.7-96.2
Other Minorities 508 13 2.4 1.3- 4.5 495 97.6 95.5-98.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 520 16 3.2 1.7- 5.8 504 96.8 94.2-98.3
Non-Hispanic 6,626 194 3.4 2.8- 4.2 6,432 96.6 95.8-97.2
AGE
18-24 429 31 6.3 4.1- 9.7 398 93.7 90.3-95.9
25-34 1,332 65 4.4 3.2- 6.0 1,267 95.6 94.0-96.8
35-44 1,859 55 3.4 2.4- 4.6 1,804 96.6 95.4-97.6
45-54 1,820 43 2.1 1.5- 3.0 1,777 97.9 97.0-98.5
55-64 1,708 16 1.0 0.5- 1.8 1,692 99.0 98.2-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 845 30 3.4 2.1- 5.6 815 96.6 94.4-97.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,947 65 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,882 96.1 94.5-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,790 64 4.4 3.2- 6.1 1,726 95.6 93.9-96.8
College Graduate 2,561 51 2.3 1.7- 3.2 2,510 97.7 96.8-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 596 29 5.1 3.0- 8.5 567 94.9 91.5-97.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,084 46 4.5 2.9- 6.8 1,038 95.5 93.2-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 853 34 4.0 2.6- 6.0 819 96.0 94.0-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,019 29 3.0 2.0- 4.6 990 97.0 95.4-98.0
$50,000-74,999 1,129 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8 1,107 97.7 96.2-98.6
$75,000+ 1,643 23 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,620 98.1 97.0-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,755 72 5.6 4.1- 7.6 1,683 94.4 92.4-95.9
No 5,281 135 2.8 2.2- 3.5 5,146 97.2 96.5-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 620 12 2.0 1.0- 3.9 608 98.0 96.1-99.0
Non-Veteran 6,525 198 3.5 2.9- 4.3 6,327 96.5 95.7-97.1

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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, 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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