2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

Time of last HIV test (Not including blood donations)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year Within the past 2-5 years More than 5 years ago Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,844 279 16.1 14.1-18.2 477 28.8 26.3-31.4 427 21.7 19.5-24.0 661 33.5 30.9-36.2
GENDER
Male 837 147 18.2 15.2-21.7 221 29.3 25.6-33.3 163 17.7 14.9-20.9 306 34.8 30.9-38.9
Female 1,007 132 14.2 11.7-17.1 256 28.3 25.0-31.9 264 25.2 22.0-28.6 355 32.4 28.9-36.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,062 132 13.1 10.8-15.9 248 26.3 23.1-29.9 300 25.8 22.9-29.0 382 34.7 31.2-38.4
Non-Hispanic Black 470 93 22.1 17.8-27.1 132 30.8 25.9-36.1 79 16.0 12.1-20.8 166 31.1 26.3-36.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 171 27 15.1 9.9-22.3 61 42.5 33.8-51.6 20 10.8 6.6-17.0 63 31.6 24.2-40.1
AGE
18-34 487 125 25.7 21.4-30.4 195 40.6 35.6-45.7 67 13.6 10.5-17.5 100 20.1 16.4-24.5
35-44 387 64 15.6 11.8-20.5 114 32.3 26.8-38.3 100 25.5 20.5-31.2 109 26.5 21.6-32.1
45-54 385 39 9.4 6.5-13.5 73 19.0 14.7-24.2 118 27.3 22.5-32.7 155 44.3 38.1-50.6
55-64 315 33 11.0 7.4-16.0 57 19.1 14.4-24.8 88 26.9 21.5-33.1 137 43.0 36.5-49.8
65-74 204 18 8.7 5.0-14.8 29 13.6 8.3-21.6 42 20.2 14.3-27.8 115 57.5 48.2-66.3
75+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 24 14.4 9.2-21.8 50 33.8 25.4-43.4 21 8.5 5.0-14.1 91 43.3 34.5-52.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 438 62 15.9 12.1-20.5 129 32.2 27.1-37.8 79 16.7 13.2-21.0 168 35.2 30.0-40.7
Some Post-H.S. 567 102 18.8 15.1-23.1 134 25.9 21.7-30.5 134 22.9 18.9-27.5 197 32.4 27.9-37.3
College Graduate 653 93 14.0 11.2-17.3 162 26.9 23.0-31.1 193 29.8 25.9-34.0 205 29.3 25.4-33.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 28 15.5 10.2-22.8 37 22.6 15.6-31.6 27 13.1 8.6-19.5 84 48.8 39.7-58.0
$15,000- 24,999 321 47 13.5 9.7-18.5 90 34.4 28.2-41.3 69 18.4 14.0-23.7 115 33.6 27.6-40.3
$25,000- 34,999 181 28 17.9 12.0-25.7 53 32.9 24.8-42.1 33 14.6 9.9-21.1 67 34.6 26.7-43.6
$35,000- 49,999 215 45 22.5 16.4-29.9 63 34.6 27.1-42.8 41 15.6 11.0-21.6 66 27.4 21.1-34.7
$50,000-74,999 235 45 20.3 14.5-27.8 75 35.0 27.9-42.8 49 19.7 14.5-26.1 66 25.0 18.8-32.5
$75,000+ 468 52 11.7 8.6-15.7 101 22.9 18.6-27.8 162 34.0 29.1-39.4 153 31.4 26.6-36.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 250 36 18.2 12.8-25.3 58 23.1 17.3-30.2 46 17.2 12.2-23.6 110 41.5 33.8-49.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 577 76 14.7 11.4-18.9 125 24.8 20.5-29.7 125 19.7 16.0-23.9 251 40.8 35.9-46.0
No 1,261 204 16.9 14.5-19.5 348 30.1 27.1-33.3 301 22.5 19.9-25.3 408 30.5 27.5-33.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 355 77 25.3 19.9-31.6 97 30.3 24.9-36.3 70 19.1 14.6-24.5 111 25.4 20.5-31.0
Non-Veteran 1,490 204 14.3 12.2-16.6 379 28.3 25.5-31.3 357 22.2 19.8-24.8 550 35.2 32.3-38.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 519 86 17.7 14.2-21.9 158 30.4 26.1-35.1 121 22.9 18.9-27.4 154 29.0 24.7-33.7
Regional City or Suburban County 496 74 15.9 12.3-20.3 146 32.7 27.8-38.0 122 22.0 18.2-26.4 154 29.4 24.7-34.4
Rural 831 121 15.0 12.2-18.3 173 23.9 20.2-28.0 184 20.1 17.1-23.6 353 41.0 36.7-45.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,130 190 17.4 14.9-20.3 320 29.7 26.6-33.0 276 22.7 20.0-25.8 344 30.1 26.9-33.4
Unemployed 88 14 15.5 8.7-25.9 *** *** *** 22 23.0 14.4-34.6 *** *** ***
Retired 255 23 10.0 6.1-16.1 37 14.6 10.2-20.5 52 22.5 16.9-29.4 143 52.9 45.3-60.3
Unable to Work 225 28 12.3 7.9-18.5 43 22.3 15.8-30.5 48 18.5 13.5-24.8 106 47.0 38.5-55.6
Other not in Labor Force 129 22 18.2 11.5-27.7 *** *** *** 25 15.9 10.1-24.0 30 19.9 13.3-28.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 187 29 13.0 8.6-19.1 57 36.6 28.4-45.7 33 15.6 10.5-22.7 68 34.8 27.0-43.4
101% to 150% 291 45 15.7 11.2-21.5 79 32.3 25.8-39.7 59 16.3 12.3-21.4 108 35.7 29.0-42.9
151% to 200% 127 23 22.3 14.6-32.6 34 31.3 22.2-42.1 27 19.6 12.9-28.7 43 26.8 18.8-36.7
More than 200% 915 138 16.1 13.4-19.3 230 27.5 24.0-31.2 252 26.5 23.3-30.1 295 29.9 26.4-33.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 250 36 18.2 12.8-25.3 58 23.1 17.3-30.2 46 17.2 12.2-23.6 110 41.5 33.8-49.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 342 55 16.4 11.9-22.2 82 28.6 22.5-35.6 61 18.0 13.3-24.0 144 37.0 30.5-44.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 807 138 17.9 14.9-21.3 209 30.2 26.3-34.3 188 19.6 16.7-22.9 272 32.3 28.5-36.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 697 88 14.4 11.5-17.8 186 27.3 23.5-31.3 178 24.8 21.2-28.7 245 33.6 29.6-37.9

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*Asked of respondents who reported they had been tested for HIV. Responses indicating test was done before January 1985 were recoded to 'donít know.'

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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