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
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 563 42 8.6 6.3-11.7 112 22.8 18.9-27.3 189 31.8 27.4-36.5 220 36.8 32.2-41.6
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 258 62 25.5 19.8-32.1 112 44.0 37.1-51.0 32 11.3 7.7-16.3 52 19.3 14.3-25.5
35-44 245 34 15.7 10.9-22.3 71 29.2 23.0-36.3 69 26.8 20.7-33.9 71 28.2 22.2-35.2
45-54 239 18 8.8 5.0-14.8 40 15.5 10.9-21.4 85 35.2 28.3-42.8 96 40.6 33.3-48.3
55-64 168 *** *** *** 28 18.0 12.0-26.0 50 29.8 21.9-39.0 82 49.7 40.5-58.9
65-74 117 *** *** *** 12 9.9 5.3-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 13 14.7 7.8-26.2 21 16.3 10.1-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 236 34 16.9 11.5-24.0 58 24.5 18.5-31.5 49 21.5 15.8-28.6 95 37.1 30.0-44.9
Some Post-H.S. 327 43 14.5 10.6-19.7 89 33.5 27.5-40.1 87 22.1 17.4-27.7 108 29.8 24.4-35.8
College Graduate 411 40 12.1 8.6-16.8 96 26.7 21.8-32.1 126 27.8 23.0-33.2 149 33.4 28.4-38.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 15.1 9.1-23.9 47 32.3 23.0-43.3
$15,000- 24,999 164 19 12.7 7.6-20.5 47 28.5 21.2-37.2 32 21.3 14.0-31.0 66 37.6 29.0-47.0
$25,000- 34,999 103 14 15.7 8.4-27.3 23 22.5 14.2-33.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 146 20 15.0 9.3-23.4 46 39.0 29.8-49.1 41 19.1 13.4-26.4 39 26.9 19.3-36.1
$50,000- 74,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 28.4 19.4-39.4
$75,000+ 257 24 12.5 8.2-18.6 54 24.2 18.4-31.1 82 28.4 22.5-35.2 97 34.9 28.4-41.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 339 38 12.8 8.9-18.2 73 24.2 18.9-30.3 86 25.4 19.9-31.8 142 37.6 31.5-44.1
No 737 91 14.9 11.9-18.5 192 29.0 25.1-33.2 193 22.9 19.5-26.6 261 33.3 29.3-37.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,020 123 14.7 12.1-17.7 250 27.7 24.4-31.2 262 22.8 19.9-26.1 385 34.8 31.4-38.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 343 50 18.2 13.6-23.9 94 30.5 25.0-36.7 80 20.3 15.9-25.4 119 31.0 25.6-36.9
Regional City or Suburban County 299 36 11.9 8.3-16.9 74 26.9 21.3-33.4 79 24.8 19.3-31.1 110 36.4 30.0-43.2
Rural 438 44 11.9 8.6-16.4 97 24.4 19.7-29.7 122 26.6 21.7-32.3 175 37.0 31.7-42.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 624 83 15.7 12.4-19.6 170 30.7 26.5-35.3 172 23.8 20.1-27.8 199 29.9 25.8-34.3
Unemployed 107 17 16.7 9.7-27.2 32 30.1 21.2-40.9 23 21.0 13.3-31.4 *** *** ***
Retired 125 *** *** *** 13 8.9 4.9-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 115 *** *** *** 14 10.5 5.6-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 103 15 19.9 11.9-31.4 *** *** *** 19 14.3 8.1-23.9 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 133 18 15.0 8.6-24.9 28 20.4 13.6-29.6 27 24.6 16.2-35.7 60 39.9 30.0-50.7
101% to 150% 131 17 12.8 7.1-22.1 42 33.6 24.7-43.8 36 28.1 19.3-39.0 36 25.5 17.5-35.6
151% to 200% 111 17 16.9 9.9-27.4 *** *** *** 30 20.1 13.1-29.5 41 33.9 24.6-44.7
More than 200% 451 43 11.8 8.6-16.1 112 28.1 23.4-33.5 135 26.4 21.9-31.5 161 33.6 28.7-39.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 319 38 12.1 8.2-17.5 79 28.4 22.5-35.0 70 19.0 14.4-24.6 132 40.6 34.1-47.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 292 35 14.2 9.9-19.9 75 27.2 21.4-33.8 85 27.9 22.0-34.9 97 30.7 24.7-37.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 469 57 15.5 11.8-20.1 111 27.2 22.5-32.4 126 23.5 19.4-28.2 175 33.9 29.0-39.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 334 38 14.7 10.5-20.2 64 20.3 15.7-25.7 101 28.5 23.1-34.6 131 36.5 30.7-42.7
2nd Quartile 280 33 14.3 10.0-19.9 87 35.6 29.2-42.5 61 18.4 13.8-24.1 99 31.8 25.8-38.4
3rd Quartile 316 43 14.9 10.5-20.6 81 25.9 20.6-32.0 85 26.4 20.7-33.0 107 32.8 26.8-39.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 150 16 11.9 6.3-21.6 33 25.5 17.1-36.2 34 19.7 13.0-28.7 67 42.9 33.0-53.3

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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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