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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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 10,911 3,952 38.3 37.0-39.6 6,959 61.7 60.4-63.0
-Western NC 1,096 327 29.5 26.0-33.2 769 70.5 66.8-74.0
GENDER
Male 415 115 27.0 21.9-32.9 300 73.0 67.1-78.1
Female 681 212 31.8 27.3-36.7 469 68.2 63.3-72.7
RACE
White 965 270 28.9 25.2-33.0 695 71.1 67.0-74.8
African American 37 17 41.2 22.6-62.8 20 58.8 37.2-77.4
Other Minorities 88 37 29.8 19.5-42.5 51 70.2 57.5-80.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 16 21.0 11.7-34.8 39 79.0 65.2-88.3
Non-Hispanic 1,037 309 30.0 26.4-33.9 728 70.0 66.1-73.6
AGE
18-24 51 18 31.2 18.8-47.0 33 68.8 53.0-81.2
25-34 168 76 39.4 30.7-48.7 92 60.6 51.3-69.3
35-44 234 101 35.0 28.4-42.1 133 65.0 57.9-71.6
45-54 303 72 24.2 18.5-31.0 231 75.8 69.0-81.5
55-64 340 60 17.7 13.3-23.2 280 82.3 76.8-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 34 19.8 12.2-30.5 98 80.2 69.5-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 82 26.4 20.4-33.5 251 73.6 66.5-79.6
Some Post-H.S. 293 98 34.7 28.0-42.0 195 65.3 58.0-72.0
College Graduate 336 111 33.7 27.6-40.4 225 66.3 59.6-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 46 37.2 25.5-50.7 69 62.8 49.3-74.5
$15,000- 24,999 191 53 26.5 18.9-35.8 138 73.5 64.2-81.1
$25,000- 34,999 157 38 22.2 14.9-31.7 119 77.8 68.3-85.1
$35,000- 49,999 195 66 38.6 29.7-48.2 129 61.4 51.8-70.3
$50,000-74,999 156 39 22.3 15.6-30.9 117 77.7 69.1-84.4
$75,000+ 159 52 38.2 29.2-48.1 107 61.8 51.9-70.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 382 120 28.8 23.1-35.3 262 71.2 64.7-76.9
No 694 201 29.9 25.5-34.6 493 70.1 65.4-74.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 44 38.1 27.7-49.6 64 61.9 50.4-72.3
Non-Veteran 988 283 28.6 24.9-32.6 705 71.4 67.4-75.1

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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, 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.

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