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 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
GENDER
Male 488 52 13.6 10.0-18.2 109 22.4 18.2-27.1 120 22.0 18.2-26.4 207 42.0 36.8-47.4
Female 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
AGE
18-34 226 43 18.6 13.6-24.9 92 40.7 33.7-48.1 35 14.1 9.9-19.6 56 26.6 20.4-33.8
35-44 188 24 17.3 11.3-25.4 48 22.6 16.8-29.7 61 32.5 25.3-40.5 55 27.7 21.1-35.5
45-54 225 *** *** *** 25 12.4 7.9-19.0 91 38.1 30.9-45.9 99 44.4 36.6-52.5
55-64 207 *** *** *** 39 18.9 13.3-26.1 57 26.9 20.3-34.8 103 48.9 40.8-57.2
65-74 151 *** *** *** 14 8.7 4.9-15.2 52 30.5 21.7-41.0 81 58.2 48.0-67.8
75+ 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 216 22 11.1 7.2-16.7 45 20.7 15.1-27.6 56 24.6 18.6-31.9 93 43.6 35.9-51.5
Some Post-H.S. 318 29 12.0 8.1-17.5 62 23.1 17.9-29.1 94 26.2 21.2-31.9 133 38.7 32.9-44.9
College Graduate 456 39 10.4 7.4-14.4 100 24.2 19.9-29.1 142 29.9 25.3-34.9 175 35.5 30.8-40.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 *** *** *** 13 13.5 7.3-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 123 *** *** *** 23 18.9 12.3-27.9 38 29.2 20.2-40.1 52 42.1 32.1-52.7
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** 16 18.8 10.7-30.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 121 16 18.1 10.9-28.7 27 26.2 18.0-36.5 44 30.4 22.2-40.1 34 25.2 17.6-34.7
$50,000- 74,999 136 *** *** *** 40 31.5 22.8-41.6 36 24.5 17.3-33.4 53 39.9 30.8-49.6
$75,000+ 359 30 9.3 6.4-13.3 76 24.3 19.3-30.1 117 30.9 25.7-36.7 136 35.5 30.0-41.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 346 28 9.2 6.0-13.8 63 18.4 14.0-23.7 102 28.4 22.9-34.7 153 44.0 37.6-50.6
No 703 66 11.9 9.1-15.3 158 24.7 21.1-28.8 207 26.6 23.1-30.5 272 36.8 32.8-41.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 203 22 12.0 7.6-18.4 50 25.5 19.1-33.2 52 23.6 17.5-31.0 79 38.9 31.5-46.8
Non-Veteran 847 72 10.7 8.3-13.7 171 22.0 18.8-25.5 257 28.0 24.6-31.7 347 39.3 35.4-43.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 303 26 10.9 7.0-16.6 73 26.1 20.7-32.2 90 28.3 22.9-34.4 114 34.7 28.9-41.1
Regional City or Suburban County 317 32 11.6 8.0-16.4 70 23.4 18.3-29.5 94 24.9 20.1-30.5 121 40.1 33.9-46.7
Rural 431 36 10.4 7.4-14.6 78 18.7 14.7-23.6 125 28.2 23.2-33.9 192 42.6 37.0-48.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 641 64 11.3 8.7-14.6 161 27.9 23.9-32.2 190 27.5 23.8-31.6 226 33.3 29.2-37.6
Unemployed 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 158 *** *** *** 18 10.7 6.3-17.5 51 33.8 24.5-44.5 82 50.1 40.1-60.0
Unable to Work 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 23.6 15.4-34.6 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 87 *** *** *** 13 10.8 5.9-18.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 101 *** *** *** 23 26.3 17.5-37.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 105 *** *** *** 20 21.7 13.6-33.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 573 50 9.8 7.3-13.0 128 25.4 21.3-29.9 174 28.4 24.3-32.8 221 36.5 32.0-41.1
HOUSING
Own 683 44 8.6 6.2-11.9 121 20.2 16.8-24.1 213 29.4 25.5-33.6 305 41.8 37.5-46.2
Rent 299 38 15.1 10.8-20.8 83 29.4 23.7-35.8 84 25.3 20.1-31.2 94 30.2 24.3-36.7
Other arrangement 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 263 24 10.2 6.7-15.2 59 24.7 18.8-31.7 71 23.7 18.3-30.1 109 41.4 34.6-48.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 314 30 12.7 8.4-18.6 66 21.5 16.6-27.5 86 25.9 20.4-32.2 132 39.9 33.5-46.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 474 40 10.1 7.3-14.0 96 22.4 18.3-27.2 152 29.5 25.1-34.4 186 37.9 32.9-43.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 382 32 10.3 7.1-14.9 64 18.2 14.2-23.2 126 31.8 26.6-37.5 160 39.6 34.1-45.4
2nd Quartile 277 32 14.1 9.8-20.0 68 25.4 19.9-31.7 65 21.1 16.2-26.8 112 39.4 32.8-46.5
3rd Quartile 292 22 8.1 5.0-12.8 64 23.3 18.0-29.6 95 30.8 24.8-37.6 111 37.8 31.5-44.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 21.0 12.8-32.4 *** *** ***

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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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