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2011 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.
Include testing fluid from your mouth.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,345 3,355 41.4 39.9-43.0 6,990 58.6 57.0-60.1
-Western NC 1,781 447 31.4 28.0-35.0 1,334 68.6 65.0-72.0
GENDER
Male 676 167 27.1 22.4-32.5 509 72.9 67.5-77.6
Female 1,105 280 35.3 30.8-40.2 825 64.7 59.8-69.2
RACE
White 1,638 385 29.3 25.9-33.0 1,253 70.7 67.0-74.1
Other minorities 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,732 427 31.2 27.8-34.9 1,305 68.8 65.1-72.2
AGE
18-34 149 79 48.0 38.0-58.2 *** *** ***
35-54 510 210 39.1 33.6-44.8 300 60.9 55.2-66.4
55-64 436 100 23.3 18.5-28.9 336 76.7 71.1-81.5
65-74 393 41 10.9 7.8-15.0 352 89.1 85.0-92.2
75+ 293 17 5.3 2.8- 9.5 276 94.7 90.5-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 50 25.8 18.6-34.7 199 74.2 65.3-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 530 112 25.3 20.3-31.0 418 74.7 69.0-79.7
Some Post-H.S. 472 129 36.6 29.5-44.2 343 63.4 55.8-70.5
College Graduate 529 156 36.2 30.5-42.3 373 63.8 57.7-69.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 338 86 33.1 25.8-41.3 252 66.9 58.7-74.2
$25,000- 34,999 224 58 34.3 25.9-43.9 166 65.7 56.1-74.1
$35,000- 49,999 221 49 23.0 16.5-31.0 172 77.0 69.0-83.5
$50,000+ 437 118 30.7 24.7-37.4 319 69.3 62.6-75.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 647 162 28.4 22.9-34.6 485 71.6 65.4-77.1
No 1,128 284 32.7 28.5-37.2 844 67.3 62.8-71.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 246 63 38.1 29.2-47.8 183 61.9 52.2-70.8
Non-Veteran 1,535 384 30.6 27.0-34.5 1,151 69.4 65.5-73.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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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