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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,916 2,985 44.1 42.5-45.7 3,931 55.9 54.3-57.5
GENDER
Male 2,572 1,014 40.6 38.1-43.2 1,558 59.4 56.8-61.9
Female 4,344 1,971 47.6 45.7-49.6 2,373 52.4 50.4-54.3
RACE
White 5,167 1,988 39.6 37.8-41.4 3,179 60.4 58.6-62.2
African American 1,230 713 59.8 55.9-63.6 517 40.2 36.4-44.1
Other Minorities 493 271 47.5 41.5-53.5 222 52.5 46.5-58.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 509 280 47.0 41.1-52.9 229 53.0 47.1-58.9
Non-Hispanic 6,405 2,704 43.7 42.1-45.3 3,701 56.3 54.7-57.9
AGE
18-24 423 199 37.7 32.2-43.6 224 62.3 56.4-67.8
25-34 1,312 823 60.2 56.8-63.5 489 39.8 36.5-43.2
35-44 1,815 967 52.5 49.6-55.4 848 47.5 44.6-50.4
45-54 1,751 624 35.9 33.1-38.8 1,127 64.1 61.2-66.9
55-64 1,615 372 22.2 19.9-24.7 1,243 77.8 75.3-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 819 350 39.8 35.0-44.9 469 60.2 55.1-65.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,887 740 41.9 38.9-45.0 1,147 58.1 55.0-61.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,724 742 44.2 40.9-47.5 982 55.8 52.5-59.1
College Graduate 2,482 1,152 47.5 45.0-50.0 1,330 52.5 50.0-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 583 299 47.6 41.8-53.4 284 52.4 46.6-58.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,046 522 51.0 46.3-55.5 524 49.0 44.5-53.7
$25,000- 34,999 830 356 44.5 39.9-49.2 474 55.5 50.8-60.1
$35,000- 49,999 987 405 43.2 39.1-47.4 582 56.8 52.6-60.9
$50,000-74,999 1,099 457 42.8 38.9-46.7 642 57.2 53.3-61.1
$75,000+ 1,588 673 43.8 40.8-46.9 915 56.2 53.1-59.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,665 776 47.5 44.1-50.8 889 52.5 49.2-55.9
No 5,134 2,156 43.1 41.3-45.0 2,978 56.9 55.0-58.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 594 304 55.0 49.7-60.3 290 45.0 39.7-50.3
Non-Veteran 6,319 2,679 43.1 41.4-44.7 3,640 56.9 55.3-58.6

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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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