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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 6,163 284 5.8 5.1- 6.7 5,879 94.2 93.3-94.9
GENDER
Male 2,781 165 7.0 5.9- 8.3 2,616 93.0 91.7-94.1
Female 3,382 119 4.7 3.8- 5.9 3,263 95.3 94.1-96.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,173 161 5.1 4.3- 6.2 4,012 94.9 93.8-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,183 78 7.8 6.0-10.0 1,105 92.2 90.0-94.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 102 *** *** *** 95 90.7 80.2-95.9
Non-Hispanic Other 221 13 7.2 3.7-13.7 208 92.8 86.3-96.3
Hispanic 424 23 4.9 3.1- 7.7 401 95.1 92.3-96.9
AGE
18-34 1,237 162 13.2 11.1-15.6 1,075 86.8 84.4-88.9
35-44 825 49 5.8 4.1- 8.1 776 94.2 91.9-95.9
45-54 993 40 4.0 2.8- 5.6 953 96.0 94.4-97.2
55-64 1,207 21 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,186 98.2 97.1-98.9
65-74 1,162 *** *** *** 1,155 99.4 98.5-99.7
75+ 674 *** *** *** 671 99.7 98.5-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 667 29 5.3 3.2- 8.7 638 94.7 91.3-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,665 88 6.7 5.3- 8.5 1,577 93.3 91.5-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,794 88 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,706 93.9 92.3-95.2
College Graduate 2,024 79 4.9 3.8- 6.2 1,945 95.1 93.8-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 561 34 7.8 5.3-11.4 527 92.2 88.6-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 998 63 9.0 6.6-12.1 935 91.0 87.9-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 580 36 6.7 4.7- 9.6 544 93.3 90.4-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 758 36 5.6 3.9- 8.0 722 94.4 92.0-96.1
$50,000-74,999 808 30 4.9 3.2- 7.3 778 95.1 92.7-96.8
$75,000+ 1,396 42 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,354 96.3 94.8-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,556 58 4.8 3.5- 6.7 1,498 95.2 93.3-96.5
No 3,975 180 5.9 4.9- 6.9 3,795 94.1 93.1-95.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,802 85 5.7 4.4- 7.4 1,717 94.3 92.6-95.6
No 4,336 198 5.9 5.0- 6.9 4,138 94.1 93.1-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 884 30 3.9 2.6- 5.7 854 96.1 94.3-97.4
Non-Veteran 5,278 254 6.1 5.3- 7.0 5,024 93.9 93.0-94.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,684 106 7.0 5.7- 8.6 1,578 93.0 91.4-94.3
Regional City or Suburban County 1,396 60 5.0 3.7- 6.8 1,336 95.0 93.2-96.3
Rural 3,086 118 5.3 4.2- 6.6 2,968 94.7 93.4-95.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,135 195 7.1 6.0- 8.3 2,940 92.9 91.7-94.0
Unemployed 239 22 14.6 8.7-23.6 217 85.4 76.4-91.3
Retired 1,702 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4 1,691 99.3 98.6-99.7
Unable to Work 565 21 2.7 1.6- 4.5 544 97.3 95.5-98.4
Other not in Labor Force 499 34 8.0 5.6-11.4 465 92.0 88.6-94.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 200 19 10.6 6.3-17.4 181 89.4 82.6-93.7
50% to 100% 543 37 9.4 6.3-13.9 506 90.6 86.1-93.7
101% to 150% 909 51 6.8 4.8- 9.4 858 93.2 90.6-95.2
151% to 200% 419 23 6.1 3.9- 9.5 396 93.9 90.5-96.1
More than 200% 2,981 109 4.6 3.7- 5.7 2,872 95.4 94.3-96.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,232 47 5.5 3.8- 7.9 1,185 94.5 92.1-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,244 89 4.6 3.6- 5.8 2,155 95.4 94.2-96.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,690 148 6.7 5.5- 8.0 2,542 93.3 92.0-94.5

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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.

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