2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

Including fluid testing from your mouth, but not counting tests you may have had as part of blood donation, have you ever been tested for HIV?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,189 1,985 39.4 37.8-41.1 3,204 60.6 58.9-62.2
-Western 781 232 27.7 24.2-31.6 549 72.3 68.4-75.8
GENDER
Male 341 103 26.6 21.7-32.1 238 73.4 67.9-78.3
Female 440 129 28.9 24.0-34.3 311 71.1 65.7-76.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 650 180 26.3 22.6-30.3 470 73.7 69.7-77.4
Non-Hispanic Black 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 147 43 24.2 17.6-32.3 104 75.8 67.7-82.4
35-44 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 141 51 35.3 26.4-45.4 90 64.7 54.6-73.6
65-74 161 35 19.5 13.7-27.1 126 80.5 72.9-86.3
75+ 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 23 19.0 11.7-29.3 71 81.0 70.7-88.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 207 51 23.8 17.4-31.6 156 76.2 68.4-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 218 76 33.0 26.5-40.2 142 67.0 59.8-73.5
College Graduate 260 82 31.7 25.6-38.4 178 68.3 61.6-74.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 264 96 36.8 30.0-44.1 168 63.2 55.9-70.0
No 517 136 23.4 19.5-27.8 381 76.6 72.2-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 694 195 26.3 22.7-30.4 499 73.7 69.6-77.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 389 129 29.1 24.2-34.6 260 70.9 65.4-75.8
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 237 43 16.7 12.0-22.7 194 83.3 77.3-88.0
Unable to Work 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 124 39 30.2 21.0-41.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 111 34 33.5 24.2-44.3 77 66.5 55.7-75.8
$50,000- 74,999 99 22 19.9 12.4-30.3 77 80.1 69.7-87.6
$75,000+ 168 50 26.5 19.8-34.5 118 73.5 65.5-80.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 360 94 24.1 19.5-29.5 266 75.9 70.5-80.5
HOUSING
Own 549 142 25.6 21.5-30.2 407 74.4 69.8-78.5
Rent 179 78 40.9 32.7-49.5 101 59.1 50.5-67.3
Other arrangement 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 244 77 28.8 22.8-35.7 167 71.2 64.3-77.2
Rural 537 155 27.3 23.1-32.0 382 72.7 68.0-76.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 161 50 29.3 22.0-37.8 111 70.7 62.2-78.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 288 75 24.9 19.2-31.5 213 75.1 68.5-80.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 332 107 29.7 24.4-35.7 225 70.3 64.3-75.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 423 131 29.1 24.2-34.4 292 70.9 65.6-75.8
2nd Quartile 150 46 28.3 20.7-37.3 104 71.7 62.7-79.3
3rd Quartile 208 55 25.0 18.7-32.4 153 75.0 67.6-81.3

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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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