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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS (Ages 18-64)

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  Total
Respond.^
Private Doctor Hospital Clinic Home Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,976 1,828 44.8 42.5-47.0 696 16.2 14.6-18.0 896 24.6 22.6-26.6 137 3.2 2.5- 4.0 419 11.3 9.9-12.8
-Western NC 562 228 39.3 34.3-44.6 116 19.3 15.2-24.2 131 25.5 21.1-30.6 19 3.8 2.3- 6.2 68 12.0 9.1-15.7
GENDER
Male 234 78 29.2 22.4-37.0 57 24.4 17.3-33.1 56 27.6 20.5-36.1 7 3.3 1.4- 7.4 36 15.5 10.8-21.9
Female 328 150 48.0 41.3-54.8 59 15.0 10.9-20.3 75 23.8 18.5-29.9 12 4.2 2.2- 7.9 32 9.0 5.9-13.5
RACE
White 485 207 41.5 36.0-47.2 94 18.5 14.2-23.9 108 23.7 19.1-29.0 18 4.2 2.5- 7.0 58 12.1 9.0-16.1
African American 23 11 55.5 32.2-76.7 6 17.4 6.9-37.3 3 16.5 5.1-42.4 1 3.5 0.5-21.4 2 7.1 1.6-25.7
Other Minorities 53 10 14.3 7.0-26.8 16 27.4 14.7-45.2 19 45.0 28.9-62.2 0 0.0 . - . 8 13.4 5.6-28.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 4 19.1 6.0-46.4 6 25.4 9.0-53.9 10 46.6 23.9-70.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.9 2.5-27.5
Non-Hispanic 539 224 40.4 35.3-45.8 110 19.0 14.8-24.0 121 24.4 19.9-29.5 19 4.0 2.4- 6.6 65 12.2 9.2-16.0
AGE
18-24 27 8 29.8 13.5-53.6 4 24.4 9.3-50.5 9 27.5 13.0-49.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 18.4 7.4-38.6
25-34 111 50 41.7 31.7-52.4 20 19.8 11.9-31.2 31 29.3 20.3-40.3 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 8 7.2 3.4-14.7
35-44 162 73 41.6 33.0-50.8 22 14.5 9.4-21.7 35 21.6 15.1-29.9 9 7.7 3.8-15.0 23 14.6 9.3-22.3
45-54 147 56 36.3 28.0-45.5 29 16.4 10.4-24.9 38 28.4 20.6-37.8 6 4.2 1.8- 9.4 18 14.7 8.9-23.4
55-64 115 41 37.9 28.0-49.0 41 32.2 23.4-42.5 18 16.2 9.8-25.5 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1 13 11.9 6.7-20.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 18 20.3 11.5-33.3 17 26.4 15.5-41.4 23 40.9 27.1-56.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 6 11.8 5.3-24.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 146 47 31.5 23.0-41.5 39 20.9 14.1-29.8 36 29.1 20.1-40.1 5 2.8 1.0- 7.7 19 15.7 9.4-24.8
Some Post-H.S. 164 73 48.0 37.9-58.3 32 21.3 12.6-33.8 37 18.9 12.9-26.8 6 3.9 1.7- 9.0 16 7.8 4.4-13.5
College Graduate 187 90 47.3 38.4-56.4 28 13.0 8.2-20.1 35 21.0 14.6-29.3 7 5.9 2.6-12.7 27 12.7 8.1-19.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 30 29.9 19.4-43.0 26 35.9 22.8-51.6 20 26.9 16.1-41.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 6 7.0 2.6-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 85 25 32.4 21.6-45.3 16 14.6 8.2-24.6 25 28.1 18.4-40.4 4 4.9 1.6-13.7 15 20.1 11.5-32.7
$25,000- 34,999 66 28 42.9 29.5-57.4 14 22.8 12.3-38.2 16 25.0 14.5-39.6 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 6 6.9 2.7-16.3
$35,000- 49,999 82 35 45.4 32.2-59.2 15 14.6 7.5-26.6 24 28.6 18.5-41.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 7 10.5 4.4-22.9
$50,000-74,999 95 44 41.3 29.5-54.1 18 13.5 7.1-24.0 18 29.9 18.6-44.2 6 7.5 3.1-17.2 9 7.9 3.9-15.3
$75,000+ 99 45 46.5 34.7-58.7 17 14.3 8.3-23.6 12 12.6 6.8-22.2 5 6.5 2.5-15.8 20 20.1 12.0-31.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 217 78 35.0 27.2-43.7 54 22.6 15.9-31.0 53 28.9 21.2-37.9 8 3.9 1.8- 8.4 24 9.7 6.0-15.2
No 334 148 42.3 35.8-49.0 59 17.7 12.6-24.1 76 24.3 18.9-30.6 10 3.6 1.8- 7.1 41 12.2 8.6-17.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 21 25.8 15.2-40.3 23 33.9 18.7-53.4 14 20.8 10.9-36.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 12 18.7 9.8-32.7
Non-Veteran 491 207 41.2 35.8-46.8 93 17.4 13.5-22.1 117 26.2 21.4-31.6 18 4.2 2.5- 7.0 56 11.1 8.2-14.9

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having ever been tested for HIV.

^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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