2020 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%)
North Carolina 1,976 245 15.3 13.3-17.5 488 26.3 24.0-28.7 470 22.0 19.9-24.3 773 36.5 33.9-39.1
-Non-Hispanic Black 521 85 20.8 16.5-25.8 154 30.9 26.2-36.0 83 15.9 12.3-20.3 199 32.5 27.9-37.5
GENDER
Male 223 34 19.9 13.8-27.8 67 29.6 22.9-37.3 36 19.4 13.5-27.1 86 31.1 24.4-38.7
Female 298 51 21.5 16.0-28.3 87 31.9 25.7-38.9 47 12.9 9.0-18.3 113 33.6 27.5-40.4
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 24.6 16.5-34.9
35-44 111 24 22.9 15.0-33.4 36 30.5 21.7-41.0 *** *** *** 31 25.4 17.4-35.4
45-54 117 15 14.7 8.3-24.6 33 28.8 20.1-39.5 24 22.3 14.2-33.3 *** *** ***
55-64 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 152 29 26.3 18.2-36.4 46 31.0 22.8-40.7 19 13.0 7.8-20.8 58 29.7 22.0-38.8
Some Post-H.S. 146 23 18.9 12.3-28.1 54 38.6 29.5-48.6 19 14.1 8.3-23.0 50 28.4 20.7-37.5
College Graduate 181 24 14.9 9.5-22.6 48 30.3 22.9-38.8 39 21.0 14.7-29.0 70 33.8 26.5-42.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 17.0 9.9-27.7
$15,000- 24,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 104 17 20.6 12.6-32.0 24 23.7 15.4-34.6 16 17.3 9.8-28.8 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 153 20 15.9 9.8-24.7 38 28.4 20.0-38.6 *** *** *** 80 45.8 36.0-56.0
No 367 65 22.5 17.3-28.6 116 31.8 26.3-37.8 67 17.7 13.3-23.2 119 28.1 23.0-33.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 439 72 20.3 15.8-25.8 133 32.2 27.0-37.8 69 15.4 11.5-20.2 165 32.2 27.2-37.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 196 38 23.4 17.0-31.3 59 31.8 24.6-40.1 30 14.8 9.8-21.9 69 29.9 23.1-37.8
Regional City or Suburban County 131 *** *** *** 34 27.4 19.0-37.8 *** *** *** 58 36.1 26.8-46.6
Rural 194 23 13.8 8.7-21.3 61 32.0 24.4-40.7 38 20.6 14.3-28.8 72 33.6 26.0-42.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 301 55 21.8 16.6-28.0 100 34.4 28.4-41.0 52 17.1 12.3-23.2 94 26.7 21.4-32.8
Unemployed 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 227 35 19.2 13.6-26.4 70 30.5 23.9-37.9 37 18.3 12.7-25.7 85 32.1 25.4-39.6
HOUSING
Own 245 32 17.6 12.0-25.1 73 32.7 25.7-40.4 41 18.2 12.9-25.2 99 31.5 25.1-38.7
Rent 232 45 25.5 18.8-33.7 68 30.3 23.6-38.0 37 13.8 9.0-20.5 82 30.3 23.8-37.8
Other arrangement 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 208 32 19.3 12.9-27.9 61 30.3 23.2-38.6 27 12.7 8.0-19.6 88 37.7 30.0-46.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 126 19 20.3 12.3-31.7 37 32.5 23.2-43.3 24 15.3 9.5-23.7 46 32.0 23.0-42.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 187 34 22.1 15.7-30.1 56 30.2 23.0-38.6 32 18.5 12.4-26.6 65 29.1 22.3-37.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 93 *** *** *** 19 17.5 10.6-27.4 20 20.4 12.8-31.0 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 137 24 21.8 14.5-31.4 47 36.7 27.9-46.5 26 18.4 11.8-27.6 40 23.1 16.2-31.8
3rd Quartile 174 27 19.9 13.0-29.1 51 30.5 23.0-39.3 20 9.4 5.5-15.6 76 40.2 31.8-49.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 117 16 15.3 8.6-26.0 *** *** *** 17 15.9 8.9-26.9 *** *** ***

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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 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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