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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 10,911 3,952 38.3 37.0-39.6 6,959 61.7 60.4-63.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 264 91 36.9 29.3-45.2 173 63.1 54.8-70.7
Buncombe 243 86 37.6 30.1-45.7 157 62.4 54.3-69.9
Cabarrus 285 101 38.0 31.1-45.3 184 62.0 54.7-68.9
Catawba 273 76 29.2 22.4-37.1 197 70.8 62.9-77.6
Cumberland 339 190 57.2 50.0-64.0 149 42.8 36.0-50.0
Davidson 292 82 28.3 22.4-35.1 210 71.7 64.9-77.6
Durham 301 145 46.8 39.3-54.5 156 53.2 45.5-60.7
Forsyth 284 96 40.9 33.8-48.3 188 59.1 51.7-66.2
Gaston 256 78 34.5 27.3-42.5 178 65.5 57.5-72.7
Guilford 304 117 39.8 33.2-46.7 187 60.2 53.3-66.8
Iredell 325 100 33.7 27.2-40.8 225 66.3 59.2-72.8
Johnston 332 134 42.4 35.1-50.0 198 57.6 50.0-64.9
Mecklenburg 612 261 43.7 38.5-49.1 351 56.3 50.9-61.5
New Hanover 252 96 38.5 30.7-46.8 156 61.5 53.2-69.3
Onslow 270 142 57.6 49.7-65.1 128 42.4 34.9-50.3
Orange 276 107 39.6 32.3-47.5 169 60.4 52.5-67.7
Pitt 301 112 37.8 31.4-44.6 189 62.2 55.4-68.6
Randolph 267 71 23.3 17.8-29.9 196 76.7 70.1-82.2
Robeson 284 97 35.8 28.4-44.0 187 64.2 56.0-71.6
Rowan 304 94 33.7 27.0-41.1 210 66.3 58.9-73.0
Union 290 99 33.1 26.9-40.1 191 66.9 59.9-73.1
Wake 503 193 40.7 35.4-46.3 310 59.3 53.7-64.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 273 103 44.0 36.0-52.3 170 56.0 47.7-64.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 345 127 42.0 35.3-49.1 218 58.0 50.9-64.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 272 104 44.0 36.2-52.2 168 56.0 47.8-63.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 315 115 39.9 33.3-47.0 200 60.1 53.0-66.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 341 139 40.6 34.0-47.5 202 59.4 52.5-66.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 283 96 37.1 30.3-44.4 187 62.9 55.6-69.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 290 104 39.5 31.8-47.8 186 60.5 52.2-68.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 322 110 34.2 27.6-41.5 212 65.8 58.5-72.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 387 130 32.8 27.1-39.1 257 67.2 60.9-72.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 277 80 28.1 22.1-35.1 197 71.9 64.9-77.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 285 72 25.9 19.7-33.2 213 74.1 66.8-80.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 306 91 36.9 29.9-44.5 215 63.1 55.5-70.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 358 113 27.3 21.7-33.7 245 72.7 66.3-78.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 715 273 43.8 38.9-48.8 442 56.2 51.2-61.1
No 10,196 3,679 38.0 36.7-39.3 6,517 62.0 60.7-63.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 3,656 1,489 43.5 41.3-45.8 2,167 56.5 54.2-58.7
Piedmont 6,162 2,138 37.8 36.1-39.5 4,024 62.2 60.5-63.9
Western NC 1,093 325 29.4 25.9-33.2 768 70.6 66.8-74.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 601 199 30.7 26.1-35.8 402 69.3 64.2-73.9
Northwest 2,143 619 31.8 29.1-34.6 1,524 68.2 65.4-70.9
Charlotte 1,686 615 40.0 36.7-43.4 1,071 60.0 56.6-63.3
Greensboro 1,400 480 35.5 32.1-39.0 920 64.5 61.0-67.9
Southern Regional 1,157 497 46.1 42.1-50.2 660 53.9 49.8-57.9
Coastal 534 192 36.5 31.3-42.0 342 63.5 58.0-68.7
Wake 1,553 619 41.5 38.1-45.0 934 58.5 55.0-61.9
Area L 474 187 42.6 36.9-48.5 287 57.4 51.5-63.1
Eastern 1,363 544 42.6 38.9-46.4 819 57.4 53.6-61.1

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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.

**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.

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

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