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2012 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 10,944 4,049 42.3 41.1-43.5 6,895 57.7 56.5-58.9
-Western NC 1,483 457 35.7 32.5-39.0 1,026 64.3 61.0-67.5
GENDER
Male 565 187 36.1 31.0-41.5 378 63.9 58.5-69.0
Female 918 270 35.4 31.4-39.6 648 64.6 60.4-68.6
RACE
White 1,213 325 31.0 27.6-34.7 888 69.0 65.3-72.4
Other minorities 265 131 58.8 50.9-66.3 134 41.2 33.7-49.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,414 426 35.1 31.8-38.5 988 64.9 61.5-68.2
AGE
18-34 223 128 51.0 43.2-58.7 95 49.0 41.3-56.8
35-54 389 186 45.1 39.2-51.1 203 54.9 48.9-60.8
55-64 332 77 21.7 17.0-27.3 255 78.3 72.7-83.0
65-74 322 47 14.5 10.6-19.5 275 85.5 80.5-89.4
75+ 217 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 56 37.5 28.7-47.2 139 62.5 52.8-71.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 463 118 32.1 26.4-38.5 345 67.9 61.5-73.6
Some Post-H.S. 377 125 36.0 30.3-42.2 252 64.0 57.8-69.7
College Graduate 446 157 39.6 34.2-45.2 289 60.4 54.8-65.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 76 38.2 30.0-47.1 142 61.8 52.9-70.0
$15,000- 24,999 288 95 39.4 32.1-47.2 193 60.6 52.8-67.9
$25,000- 34,999 159 43 34.8 25.8-45.0 116 65.2 55.0-74.2
$35,000- 49,999 166 54 34.1 26.0-43.3 112 65.9 56.7-74.0
$50,000+ 398 133 36.3 30.6-42.3 265 63.7 57.7-69.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 429 133 34.8 29.0-41.1 296 65.2 58.9-71.0
No 1,045 321 36.1 32.3-40.1 724 63.9 59.9-67.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 49 37.2 28.6-46.8 121 62.8 53.2-71.4
Non-Veteran 1,313 408 35.6 32.1-39.1 905 64.4 60.9-67.9

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*NOTE: this question was asked of respondents of all ages.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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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