2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

At Risk for HIV:
I am going to read you a list. When I am done, please tell me if any of the situations apply to you. You do not need to tell me which one.
You have injected any drug other than those prescribed for you in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted disease or STD 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.
Do any of these situations apply to you?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,462 295 7.0 6.2- 8.0 5,167 93.0 92.0-93.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 990 63 9.6 7.2-12.6 927 90.4 87.4-92.8
GENDER
Male 391 31 10.7 7.3-15.5 360 89.3 84.5-92.7
Female 599 32 8.6 5.6-13.0 567 91.4 87.0-94.4
AGE
18-34 174 26 17.4 11.4-25.5 148 82.6 74.5-88.6
35-44 138 17 15.0 8.9-24.3 121 85.0 75.7-91.1
45-54 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 205 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 287 24 13.3 8.6-20.0 263 86.7 80.0-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 278 22 10.9 6.6-17.5 256 89.1 82.5-93.4
College Graduate 327 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 313 94.3 90.1-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 297 17 9.0 5.1-15.3 280 91.0 84.7-94.9
No 692 46 9.8 7.0-13.5 646 90.2 86.5-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 852 56 9.9 7.3-13.3 796 90.1 86.7-92.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 352 29 12.3 8.3-17.8 323 87.7 82.2-91.7
Regional City or Suburban County 263 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 375 19 7.8 4.5-13.1 356 92.2 86.9-95.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 472 41 11.8 8.4-16.2 431 88.2 83.8-91.6
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 288 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 417 22 7.6 4.8-12.0 395 92.4 88.0-95.2
HOUSING
Own 535 23 6.7 4.0-10.9 512 93.3 89.1-96.0
Rent 357 28 10.6 7.0-15.7 329 89.4 84.3-93.0
Other arrangement 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 398 25 8.3 5.0-13.4 373 91.7 86.6-95.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 264 18 11.9 7.3-18.7 246 88.1 81.3-92.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 328 20 8.8 5.4-14.1 308 91.2 85.9-94.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 252 24 13.6 8.9-20.2 228 86.4 79.8-91.1
3rd Quartile 344 *** *** *** *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 223 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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