2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

At Risk for HIV:
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You have used intravenous drugs in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.
You had four or more sex partners in the past year.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,440 235 6.4 5.5- 7.4 4,205 93.6 92.6-94.5
GENDER
Male 2,050 131 7.5 6.2- 9.1 1,919 92.5 90.9-93.8
Female 2,390 104 5.4 4.3- 6.7 2,286 94.6 93.3-95.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,990 155 6.3 5.3- 7.6 2,835 93.7 92.4-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 813 42 6.0 4.2- 8.4 771 94.0 91.6-95.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 86 *** *** *** 82 94.3 78.2-98.7
Non-Hispanic Other 148 13 8.8 4.7-15.8 135 91.2 84.2-95.3
Hispanic 351 14 4.9 2.7- 8.7 337 95.1 91.3-97.3
AGE
18-34 934 133 15.0 12.5-17.8 801 85.0 82.2-87.5
35-44 583 41 5.6 4.0- 7.9 542 94.4 92.1-96.0
45-54 725 32 3.8 2.6- 5.7 693 96.2 94.3-97.4
55-64 791 18 2.0 1.1- 3.6 773 98.0 96.4-98.9
65-74 831 *** *** *** 824 98.6 96.5-99.4
75+ 510 *** *** *** 508 99.7 98.5-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 475 21 5.7 3.5- 9.3 454 94.3 90.7-96.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,095 56 6.5 4.8- 8.8 1,039 93.5 91.2-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,278 85 7.5 5.9- 9.4 1,193 92.5 90.6-94.1
College Graduate 1,589 73 5.3 4.1- 6.8 1,516 94.7 93.2-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 371 29 7.6 4.9-11.6 342 92.4 88.4-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 667 47 9.8 7.1-13.5 620 90.2 86.5-92.9
$25,000- 34,999 398 20 6.4 3.8-10.4 378 93.6 89.6-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 526 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9 499 94.1 91.1-96.1
$50,000-74,999 601 21 4.3 2.6- 6.8 580 95.7 93.2-97.4
$75,000+ 1,057 49 5.1 3.8- 6.9 1,008 94.9 93.1-96.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 826 42 6.8 4.8- 9.6 784 93.2 90.4-95.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,411 80 7.6 5.9- 9.8 1,331 92.4 90.2-94.1
No 3,016 154 5.9 4.9- 7.0 2,862 94.1 93.0-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 34 5.8 4.0- 8.3 643 94.2 91.7-96.0
Non-Veteran 3,768 201 6.5 5.5- 7.6 3,567 93.5 92.4-94.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,195 75 7.3 5.7- 9.4 1,120 92.7 90.6-94.3
Regional City or Suburban County 1,070 66 7.1 5.4- 9.3 1,004 92.9 90.7-94.6
Rural 2,181 94 5.0 4.0- 6.3 2,087 95.0 93.7-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,266 164 7.6 6.4- 8.9 2,102 92.4 91.1-93.6
Unemployed 151 15 10.2 5.9-17.3 136 89.8 82.7-94.1
Retired 1,264 *** *** *** 1,261 99.7 99.0-99.9
Unable to Work 408 15 4.0 2.0- 7.6 393 96.0 92.4-98.0
Other not in Labor Force 327 34 11.9 8.2-17.1 293 88.1 82.9-91.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 134 *** *** *** 124 94.0 88.3-97.0
50% to 100% 330 30 11.9 7.8-17.6 300 88.1 82.4-92.2
101% to 150% 618 36 6.1 4.1- 8.8 582 93.9 91.2-95.9
151% to 200% 312 15 7.0 3.9-12.4 297 93.0 87.6-96.1
More than 200% 2,214 102 5.4 4.3- 6.7 2,112 94.6 93.3-95.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 826 42 6.8 4.8- 9.6 784 93.2 90.4-95.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 851 41 5.6 3.8- 8.0 810 94.4 92.0-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,869 101 6.3 5.1- 7.9 1,768 93.7 92.1-94.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,726 93 6.6 5.3- 8.3 1,633 93.4 91.7-94.7

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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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