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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS

Have you ever been tested for HIV? Do not count tests you may have had as part of a blood donation.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,967 2,352 42.9 41.4-44.5 3,615 57.1 55.5-58.6
-Western 1,027 318 34.4 30.5-38.4 709 65.6 61.6-69.5
GENDER
Male 450 142 32.0 26.7-37.9 308 68.0 62.1-73.3
Female 577 176 36.5 31.1-42.2 401 63.5 57.8-68.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 885 260 33.0 28.9-37.3 625 67.0 62.7-71.1
Non-Hispanic Black 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 148 71 44.2 34.9-54.0 77 55.8 46.0-65.1
35-44 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 223 67 29.2 22.3-37.2 156 70.8 62.8-77.7
65-74 235 35 12.8 8.7-18.6 200 87.2 81.4-91.3
75+ 144 17 8.4 4.8-14.4 127 91.6 85.6-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 283 81 31.9 25.3-39.2 202 68.1 60.8-74.7
Some Post-H.S. 287 90 34.4 27.8-41.6 197 65.6 58.4-72.2
College Graduate 344 110 36.0 29.8-42.6 234 64.0 57.4-70.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 186 64 39.5 30.4-49.5 122 60.5 50.5-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 179 53 32.9 24.5-42.6 126 67.1 57.4-75.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 320 102 35.4 28.4-43.0 218 64.6 57.0-71.6
No 702 214 33.9 29.3-38.7 488 66.1 61.3-70.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 881 260 33.5 29.3-37.9 621 66.5 62.1-70.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 245 85 39.9 32.7-47.5 160 60.1 52.5-67.3
Rural 782 233 32.3 27.8-37.1 549 67.7 62.9-72.2

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*NOTE: this question was asked of respondents of all ages.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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.

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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