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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 896 115 16.4 13.3-20.0 223 24.9 21.6-28.6 189 20.0 17.1-23.4 369 38.7 34.8-42.6
Female 1,080 130 14.3 11.9-17.2 265 27.5 24.3-30.9 281 23.7 20.7-26.9 404 34.5 31.2-38.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,051 94 10.9 8.8-13.6 221 22.6 19.7-25.8 309 27.2 24.1-30.5 427 39.3 35.8-42.9
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
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 221 41 22.4 15.9-30.6 67 32.4 25.3-40.3 43 19.1 13.5-26.3 70 26.2 20.1-33.2
AGE
18-34 453 109 26.3 21.7-31.6 182 39.1 34.0-44.5 54 10.6 7.9-14.0 108 24.0 19.7-28.9
35-44 419 61 17.8 13.6-22.9 115 25.8 21.3-30.9 109 26.3 21.4-31.7 134 30.2 25.3-35.5
45-54 420 38 9.7 6.8-13.8 77 19.9 15.6-25.2 135 31.0 25.9-36.6 170 39.3 33.7-45.3
55-64 338 17 4.9 2.6- 8.8 72 22.2 17.3-28.1 90 26.5 21.1-32.6 159 46.5 40.0-53.0
65-74 244 11 3.3 1.6- 6.9 34 12.8 8.7-18.5 66 24.8 18.2-32.8 133 59.1 51.0-66.7
75+ 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 26 16.9 10.7-25.5 42 18.8 13.4-25.8 37 22.3 15.5-30.9 82 42.0 33.4-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 70 18.3 14.1-23.3 123 26.2 21.7-31.2 91 17.7 14.0-22.1 189 37.9 32.7-43.3
Some Post-H.S. 577 69 14.8 11.4-18.8 142 28.4 24.0-33.1 140 21.8 18.2-26.0 226 35.1 30.7-39.7
College Graduate 733 78 12.4 9.7-15.7 180 27.2 23.5-31.2 201 26.0 22.5-29.9 274 34.4 30.6-38.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 606 69 13.5 10.2-17.6 126 21.6 17.8-26.0 141 22.1 18.3-26.5 270 42.8 37.9-47.8
No 1,361 175 16.0 13.6-18.8 360 28.2 25.4-31.3 326 21.9 19.4-24.6 500 33.9 30.9-36.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 344 46 16.2 11.6-22.3 90 25.1 20.0-31.0 78 22.8 17.8-28.7 130 35.9 30.0-42.2
Non-Veteran 1,628 198 15.1 12.9-17.5 397 26.5 23.9-29.2 392 21.9 19.6-24.4 641 36.6 33.8-39.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,204 163 15.5 13.1-18.3 340 30.6 27.6-33.9 289 22.1 19.5-25.0 412 31.8 28.8-34.9
Unemployed 172 27 20.0 12.7-29.9 43 23.8 17.3-31.7 44 22.5 16.2-30.4 58 33.8 25.8-42.8
Retired 276 15 4.9 2.3-10.2 39 13.7 9.2-19.8 70 27.7 21.0-35.6 152 53.7 45.9-61.3
Unable to Work 200 21 13.2 8.2-20.7 28 9.3 5.9-14.3 43 20.1 14.1-27.8 108 57.4 48.6-65.8
Other not in Labor Force 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 15.1 9.0-24.0 36 28.4 19.4-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 36 27.8 19.6-37.8 42 22.7 15.6-31.9 33 15.0 9.8-22.3 72 34.5 26.2-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 288 34 13.5 9.1-19.5 78 26.5 21.0-32.8 58 20.2 14.9-26.8 118 39.8 33.2-46.9
$25,000- 34,999 185 26 17.0 11.0-25.3 48 25.9 18.9-34.4 43 24.5 17.4-33.4 68 32.6 24.8-41.4
$35,000- 49,999 251 41 20.6 14.6-28.2 71 31.9 25.2-39.4 68 23.2 17.8-29.6 71 24.4 18.9-30.9
$50,000-74,999 228 19 7.1 4.2-11.6 69 34.8 27.6-42.8 61 25.4 19.2-32.8 79 32.7 26.1-40.1
$75,000+ 525 53 12.0 9.0-15.8 115 24.6 20.4-29.4 145 25.9 21.7-30.5 212 37.5 32.8-42.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 316 36 16.1 11.0-22.8 65 20.6 15.7-26.5 62 16.0 11.9-21.1 153 47.4 40.5-54.4
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 14.9 8.2-25.5 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 215 29 17.9 11.6-26.5 46 19.9 14.3-27.1 44 21.8 15.5-29.6 96 40.4 32.3-49.1
101% to 150% 229 30 14.9 9.6-22.4 68 31.0 24.3-38.7 57 24.3 17.8-32.2 74 29.8 23.1-37.4
151% to 200% 198 29 17.2 11.3-25.2 48 28.8 21.3-37.5 53 23.3 17.3-30.7 68 30.8 23.9-38.6
More than 200% 915 100 12.9 10.5-15.8 227 27.5 24.1-31.2 239 24.2 21.1-27.6 349 35.4 31.9-39.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 316 36 16.1 11.0-22.8 65 20.6 15.7-26.5 62 16.0 11.9-21.1 153 47.4 40.5-54.4
HOUSING
Own 1,123 109 12.8 10.4-15.8 237 23.5 20.6-26.8 298 24.9 22.0-28.0 479 38.8 35.4-42.2
Rent 705 111 19.3 15.8-23.4 210 31.3 27.3-35.6 152 19.3 16.1-23.0 232 30.0 26.1-34.2
Other arrangement 140 25 18.6 12.0-27.6 39 27.7 19.4-37.8 20 11.3 6.6-18.6 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 627 90 17.9 14.3-22.1 168 28.8 24.7-33.2 142 20.7 17.3-24.6 227 32.6 28.5-37.0
Regional City or Suburban County 568 76 16.0 12.3-20.4 138 25.2 21.1-29.7 132 20.6 17.0-24.7 222 38.3 33.5-43.3
Rural 781 79 11.7 9.1-14.9 182 24.5 20.9-28.4 196 24.7 21.1-28.7 324 39.2 35.0-43.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 601 77 14.3 11.0-18.4 152 27.2 22.9-31.9 117 17.8 14.5-21.8 255 40.7 35.9-45.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 553 69 16.6 12.7-21.4 136 25.4 21.2-30.1 137 22.4 18.5-26.9 211 35.6 30.8-40.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 822 99 14.9 12.1-18.2 200 26.4 22.9-30.2 216 23.9 20.6-27.4 307 34.8 31.1-38.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 580 68 14.9 11.6-19.1 117 20.9 17.3-25.0 166 26.6 22.6-30.9 229 37.6 33.1-42.3
2nd Quartile 526 71 16.9 13.2-21.3 145 29.8 25.4-34.7 114 19.3 15.7-23.5 196 34.0 29.4-38.9
3rd Quartile 583 72 14.7 11.1-19.1 151 26.0 22.0-30.5 138 22.4 18.6-26.8 222 36.9 32.3-41.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 287 34 12.5 8.3-18.4 75 29.3 22.6-36.9 52 17.8 12.7-24.4 126 40.4 33.4-47.9

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

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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