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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS

At Risk for HIV:
I am going to read you a list. When I am done, please tell me if any of the situations apply to you. You do not need to tell me which one.
You have used intravenous drugs in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.
You had four or more sex partners in the past year.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,163 284 5.8 5.1- 6.7 5,879 94.2 93.3-94.9
-Eastern NC 2,208 102 6.4 5.1- 8.0 2,106 93.6 92.0-94.9
GENDER
Male 1,017 65 8.5 6.3-11.4 952 91.5 88.6-93.7
Female 1,191 37 4.4 3.1- 6.2 1,154 95.6 93.8-96.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,336 51 5.5 4.0- 7.4 1,285 94.5 92.6-96.0
Non-Hispanic Black 593 34 8.0 5.1-12.1 559 92.0 87.9-94.9
Other 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 438 58 13.2 10.1-17.2 380 86.8 82.8-89.9
35-44 278 20 9.9 5.7-16.9 258 90.1 83.1-94.3
45-54 343 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 475 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 432 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 673 35 6.5 4.5- 9.3 638 93.5 90.7-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 672 38 7.5 5.2-10.6 634 92.5 89.4-94.8
College Graduate 612 19 5.4 3.3- 8.8 593 94.6 91.2-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 352 27 11.0 6.8-17.3 325 89.0 82.7-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 321 18 7.5 4.6-12.2 303 92.5 87.8-95.4
$50,000- 74,999 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 430 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 645 27 6.2 3.7-10.2 618 93.8 89.8-96.3
No 1,368 59 5.9 4.4- 7.8 1,309 94.1 92.2-95.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 721 35 6.7 4.3-10.4 686 93.3 89.6-95.7
No 1,480 67 6.3 4.8- 8.2 1,413 93.7 91.8-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 406 17 5.8 3.4- 9.7 389 94.2 90.3-96.6
Non-Veteran 1,803 85 6.5 5.1- 8.4 1,718 93.5 91.6-94.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 390 27 8.6 5.8-12.5 363 91.4 87.5-94.2
Rural 1,676 68 5.7 4.3- 7.7 1,608 94.3 92.3-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,075 70 9.0 6.8-11.7 1,005 91.0 88.3-93.2
Unemployed 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 613 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 264 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 340 24 10.1 5.9-16.9 316 89.9 83.1-94.1
151% to 200% 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,012 33 4.9 3.4- 7.0 979 95.1 93.0-96.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 765 31 5.4 3.6- 8.1 734 94.6 91.9-96.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,034 55 6.9 5.2- 9.2 979 93.1 90.8-94.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 411 16 6.6 3.6-11.6 395 93.4 88.4-96.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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.

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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