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2014 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 6,592 2,356 41.9 40.4-43.3 4,236 58.1 56.7-59.6
-Western NC 929 245 29.3 25.8-32.9 684 70.7 67.1-74.2
GENDER
Male 387 105 28.7 23.6-34.3 282 71.3 65.7-76.4
Female 542 140 29.8 25.3-34.7 402 70.2 65.3-74.7
RACE
White 839 210 28.3 24.7-32.2 629 71.7 67.8-75.3
Other minorities 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 116 60 49.3 39.4-59.2 56 50.7 40.8-60.6
35-54 222 90 36.6 29.8-44.1 132 63.4 55.9-70.2
55-64 208 54 22.8 17.4-29.3 154 77.2 70.7-82.6
65-74 225 33 12.8 8.9-17.9 192 87.2 82.1-91.1
75+ 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 29 24.4 16.7-34.2 95 75.6 65.8-83.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 66 29.2 23.0-36.4 202 70.8 63.6-77.0
Some Post-H.S. 243 70 32.1 25.6-39.3 173 67.9 60.7-74.4
College Graduate 288 80 30.0 24.2-36.4 208 70.0 63.6-75.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 177 51 34.9 26.7-44.1 126 65.1 55.9-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 135 36 27.1 19.2-36.6 99 72.9 63.4-80.8
$50,000+ 239 60 26.5 20.4-33.7 179 73.5 66.3-79.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 80 30.2 24.0-37.2 208 69.8 62.8-76.0
No 637 165 29.0 25.0-33.5 472 71.0 66.5-75.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 136 38 31.7 23.0-42.0 98 68.3 58.0-77.0
Non-Veteran 793 207 28.9 25.2-32.9 586 71.1 67.1-74.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 757 192 28.7 25.0-32.8 565 71.3 67.2-75.0
No 172 53 32.0 24.4-40.6 119 68.0 59.4-75.6

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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