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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS (Ages 18-64)

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 10,448 4,030 42.3 40.9-43.8 6,418 57.7 56.2-59.1
-Western NC 1,820 572 34.2 31.3-37.3 1,248 65.8 62.7-68.7
GENDER
Male 759 238 31.8 27.5-36.5 521 68.2 63.5-72.5
Female 1,061 334 36.6 32.8-40.6 727 63.4 59.4-67.2
RACE
White 1,649 494 33.6 30.5-36.8 1,155 66.4 63.2-69.5
African American 59 23 35.6 21.9-52.2 36 64.4 47.8-78.1
Other Minorities 106 53 41.5 28.5-55.8 53 58.5 44.2-71.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 54 23 31.3 17.9-48.8 31 68.7 51.2-82.1
Non-Hispanic 1,765 548 34.4 31.4-37.5 1,217 65.6 62.5-68.6
AGE
18-24 75 27 23.9 15.0-35.7 48 76.1 64.3-85.0
25-34 222 112 49.0 41.1-57.0 110 51.0 43.0-58.9
35-44 360 163 43.2 37.2-49.3 197 56.8 50.7-62.8
45-54 509 151 29.2 24.8-34.0 358 70.8 66.0-75.2
55-64 654 119 17.9 14.8-21.6 535 82.1 78.4-85.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 67 34.7 26.5-43.9 155 65.3 56.1-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 147 28.2 23.3-33.6 402 71.8 66.4-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 504 166 35.8 30.3-41.8 338 64.2 58.2-69.7
College Graduate 545 192 39.3 34.1-44.8 353 60.7 55.2-65.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 214 85 42.0 33.1-51.5 129 58.0 48.5-66.9
$15,000- 24,999 289 86 32.7 25.7-40.6 203 67.3 59.4-74.3
$25,000- 34,999 221 66 31.9 24.8-40.0 155 68.1 60.0-75.2
$35,000- 49,999 303 83 28.2 22.0-35.3 220 71.8 64.7-78.0
$50,000-74,999 293 97 39.4 32.1-47.1 196 60.6 52.9-67.9
$75,000+ 322 102 31.9 25.5-39.0 220 68.1 61.0-74.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 658 219 35.9 31.1-41.1 439 64.1 58.9-68.9
No 1,135 339 33.0 29.4-36.9 796 67.0 63.1-70.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 75 46.5 36.8-56.5 107 53.5 43.5-63.2
Non-Veteran 1,638 497 33.0 30.0-36.2 1,141 67.0 63.8-70.0

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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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