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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

HIV/AIDS

I'm going to read two statements about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. After I read each one, please tell me whether you think it is true or false, or if you don't know.
A pregnant woman with HIV can get treatment to help reduce the chances that she w ill pass the virus on to her baby.*

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  Total
Respond.^
True False Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,268 5,585 47.9 46.8-49.1 2,162 20.2 19.2-21.1 3,521 31.9 30.8-33.0
-Northeastern Partnership 708 321 45.9 41.4-50.5 159 23.5 19.9-27.4 228 30.6 26.8-34.7
GENDER
Male 254 106 45.3 37.8-53.0 64 25.2 19.5-31.9 84 29.5 23.5-36.3
Female 454 215 46.5 41.3-51.7 95 21.9 17.8-26.5 144 31.7 27.1-36.7
RACE
White 389 183 46.3 40.7-52.0 84 23.7 19.0-29.1 122 30.0 25.2-35.4
African American 280 124 46.8 39.3-54.4 67 23.2 17.9-29.4 89 30.1 24.1-36.8
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 37 14 45.1 24.6-67.3 8 21.2 9.0-42.1 15 33.8 18.2-54.0
25-34 125 58 43.4 33.8-53.6 30 26.4 18.1-36.9 37 30.1 21.4-40.6
35-44 156 71 48.8 38.6-59.1 37 24.0 16.7-33.0 48 27.2 19.9-36.0
45-54 195 90 46.3 38.4-54.3 47 25.3 18.9-32.9 58 28.5 21.9-36.1
55-64 195 88 44.6 37.0-52.5 37 19.1 13.7-25.8 70 36.3 29.1-44.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 49 46.9 35.6-58.5 25 21.2 14.0-30.8 43 31.9 22.8-42.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 108 42.2 34.5-50.3 70 28.1 21.8-35.3 86 29.7 23.5-36.6
Some Post-H.S. 181 85 46.5 38.3-55.0 36 20.5 14.2-28.7 60 33.0 25.6-41.3
College Graduate 146 79 51.3 42.3-60.2 28 20.6 14.2-29.0 39 28.1 20.7-36.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 44 43.0 32.6-54.1 29 24.4 16.7-34.2 38 32.6 23.5-43.2
$15,000- 24,999 131 67 52.0 39.5-64.3 29 23.6 15.5-34.1 35 24.4 16.2-35.0
$25,000- 34,999 77 28 37.4 26.3-50.0 22 30.9 20.4-43.7 27 31.7 21.7-43.9
$35,000- 49,999 111 58 51.8 41.2-62.3 26 25.1 16.6-36.1 27 23.0 15.5-32.7
$50,000-74,999 74 38 47.9 35.8-60.2 16 22.6 13.8-34.7 20 29.5 19.3-42.4
$75,000+ 75 43 58.9 46.2-70.5 14 18.8 10.8-30.7 18 22.3 13.7-34.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 244 113 46.9 39.2-54.7 55 24.9 18.7-32.3 76 28.2 22.2-35.1
No 445 198 43.8 38.6-49.2 99 23.1 18.9-28.0 148 33.0 28.2-38.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 25 41.3 28.7-55.1 15 26.8 16.4-40.7 20 31.9 20.5-46.0
Non-Veteran 641 291 46.0 41.2-50.9 144 23.4 19.7-27.6 206 30.5 26.5-34.9
Currently Serving 7 5 73.8 33.5-94.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.2 6.0-66.5

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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