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2013 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 8,008 2,862 41.7 40.2-43.1 5,146 58.3 56.9-59.8
-Western NC 905 276 33.3 29.3-37.5 629 66.7 62.5-70.7
GENDER
Male 367 119 32.3 26.6-38.5 248 67.7 61.5-73.4
Female 538 157 34.4 28.9-40.3 381 65.6 59.7-71.1
RACE
White 801 235 31.7 27.6-36.1 566 68.3 63.9-72.4
Other minorities 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 246 117 47.6 39.9-55.5 129 52.4 44.5-60.1
55-64 200 59 22.4 16.3-30.0 141 77.6 70.0-83.7
65-74 198 38 20.6 13.8-29.7 160 79.4 70.3-86.2
75+ 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 277 65 25.5 19.4-32.7 212 74.5 67.3-80.6
Some Post-H.S. 236 91 38.4 31.1-46.1 145 61.6 53.9-68.9
College Graduate 272 86 32.6 25.3-40.8 186 67.4 59.2-74.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 181 57 38.0 28.2-48.9 124 62.0 51.1-71.8
$25,000- 34,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 220 74 33.1 25.8-41.4 146 66.9 58.6-74.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 324 100 37.9 30.5-45.9 224 62.1 54.1-69.5
No 579 174 31.0 26.4-36.0 405 69.0 64.0-73.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 780 232 32.1 27.9-36.7 548 67.9 63.3-72.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 641 178 29.2 24.8-34.0 463 70.8 66.0-75.2
No 264 98 49.2 40.7-57.8 166 50.8 42.2-59.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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