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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS (Ages 18-64)

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 10,736 274 3.4 2.8- 4.0 10,462 96.6 96.0-97.2
-Western NC 1,867 43 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,824 97.2 95.9-98.1
GENDER
Male 780 25 3.2 1.9- 5.3 755 96.8 94.7-98.1
Female 1,087 18 2.3 1.3- 4.3 1,069 97.7 95.7-98.7
RACE
White 1,693 38 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,655 97.1 95.7-98.1
African American 61 4 5.3 1.7-15.7 57 94.7 84.3-98.3
Other Minorities 107 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 106 99.1 93.5-99.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 1 3.1 0.4-19.0 55 96.9 81.0-99.6
Non-Hispanic 1,811 42 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,769 97.2 95.9-98.1
AGE
18-24 75 4 5.8 1.9-15.8 71 94.2 84.2-98.1
25-34 223 12 5.0 2.6- 9.2 211 95.0 90.8-97.4
35-44 369 5 1.2 0.4- 3.4 364 98.8 96.6-99.6
45-54 517 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1 505 97.8 95.9-98.8
55-64 683 10 1.0 0.5- 1.9 673 99.0 98.1-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 9 3.2 1.5- 6.9 216 96.8 93.1-98.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 562 14 3.1 1.5- 6.3 548 96.9 93.7-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 521 6 2.0 0.7- 5.0 515 98.0 95.0-99.3
College Graduate 559 14 3.0 1.5- 5.8 545 97.0 94.2-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 7 2.0 0.8- 4.7 213 98.0 95.3-99.2
$15,000- 24,999 293 7 1.8 0.7- 4.2 286 98.2 95.8-99.3
$25,000- 34,999 227 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5 223 97.0 91.5-99.0
$35,000- 49,999 311 5 1.7 0.6- 4.4 306 98.3 95.6-99.4
$50,000-74,999 302 10 4.1 1.9- 8.8 292 95.9 91.2-98.1
$75,000+ 332 3 1.6 0.4- 6.1 329 98.4 93.9-99.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 682 28 6.0 3.7- 9.6 654 94.0 90.4-96.3
No 1,160 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4 1,145 98.7 97.6-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2 182 99.4 96.8-99.9
Non-Veteran 1,683 41 3.0 2.0- 4.4 1,642 97.0 95.6-98.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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