2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,250 1,854 45.7 43.8-47.6 2,396 54.3 52.4-56.2
GENDER
Male 1,970 844 45.0 42.2-47.7 1,126 55.0 52.3-57.8
Female 2,280 1,010 46.4 43.8-49.0 1,270 53.6 51.0-56.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,829 1,068 39.9 37.7-42.2 1,761 60.1 57.8-62.3
Non-Hispanic Black 794 472 62.2 57.9-66.3 322 37.8 33.7-42.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 144 75 46.2 36.8-55.9 69 53.8 44.1-63.2
Hispanic 346 171 48.7 42.4-55.1 175 51.3 44.9-57.6
AGE
18-34 921 490 51.1 47.4-54.8 431 48.9 45.2-52.6
35-44 565 390 68.4 63.6-72.9 175 31.6 27.1-36.4
45-54 701 386 54.3 49.7-58.8 315 45.7 41.2-50.3
55-64 748 317 40.3 36.1-44.7 431 59.7 55.3-63.9
65-74 781 205 25.3 21.4-29.7 576 74.7 70.3-78.6
75+ 472 41 8.5 5.7-12.4 431 91.5 87.6-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 458 186 41.1 35.4-46.9 272 58.9 53.1-64.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,052 440 42.5 38.9-46.2 612 57.5 53.8-61.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,226 570 48.5 45.0-52.0 656 51.5 48.0-55.0
College Graduate 1,510 658 47.9 44.9-50.9 852 52.1 49.1-55.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 353 176 47.3 40.7-54.1 177 52.7 45.9-59.3
$15,000- 24,999 651 322 50.5 45.7-55.4 329 49.5 44.6-54.3
$25,000- 34,999 376 181 54.1 47.7-60.3 195 45.9 39.7-52.3
$35,000- 49,999 500 216 46.2 40.9-51.6 284 53.8 48.4-59.1
$50,000-74,999 565 237 46.6 41.5-51.8 328 53.4 48.2-58.5
$75,000+ 1,011 472 49.5 45.8-53.3 539 50.5 46.7-54.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 799 252 31.8 27.8-36.1 547 68.2 63.9-72.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,326 579 46.5 43.0-50.0 747 53.5 50.0-57.0
No 2,910 1,269 45.4 43.2-47.7 1,641 54.6 52.3-56.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 638 360 63.4 58.8-67.7 278 36.6 32.3-41.2
Non-Veteran 3,616 1,495 43.1 41.1-45.1 2,121 56.9 54.9-58.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,145 523 47.0 43.6-50.4 622 53.0 49.6-56.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,034 500 49.1 45.4-52.8 534 50.9 47.2-54.6
Rural 2,076 833 42.3 39.5-45.1 1,243 57.7 54.9-60.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,190 1,136 52.2 49.7-54.7 1,054 47.8 45.3-50.3
Unemployed 149 89 58.1 48.2-67.4 60 41.9 32.6-51.8
Retired 1,181 255 21.9 19.1-25.1 926 78.1 74.9-80.9
Unable to Work 387 226 57.9 51.4-64.2 161 42.1 35.8-48.6
Other not in Labor Force 319 130 39.6 33.4-46.2 189 60.4 53.8-66.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 322 188 55.9 48.7-62.9 134 44.1 37.1-51.3
101% to 150% 591 291 50.3 45.3-55.3 300 49.7 44.7-54.7
151% to 200% 296 128 45.9 38.9-53.0 168 54.1 47.0-61.1
More than 200% 2,103 920 47.7 45.0-50.3 1,183 52.3 49.7-55.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 799 252 31.8 27.8-36.1 547 68.2 63.9-72.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 818 342 44.6 39.9-49.4 476 55.4 50.6-60.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,798 812 46.4 43.6-49.3 986 53.6 50.7-56.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,639 702 45.3 42.4-48.2 937 54.7 51.8-57.6

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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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