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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,925 2,283 40.8 39.2-42.3 3,642 59.2 57.7-60.8
GENDER
Male 2,680 1,052 39.8 37.6-42.1 1,628 60.2 57.9-62.4
Female 3,245 1,231 41.7 39.6-43.8 2,014 58.3 56.2-60.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,977 1,257 34.2 32.4-36.1 2,720 65.8 63.9-67.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,159 626 57.3 53.8-60.8 533 42.7 39.2-46.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 212 100 35.7 28.3-43.8 112 64.3 56.2-71.7
Hispanic 416 222 53.2 47.6-58.8 194 46.8 41.2-52.4
AGE
18-34 1,228 647 49.7 46.4-53.0 581 50.3 47.0-53.6
35-44 803 495 59.5 55.5-63.5 308 40.5 36.5-44.5
45-54 958 496 49.2 45.5-52.9 462 50.8 47.1-54.5
55-64 1,149 393 33.4 30.2-36.8 756 66.6 63.2-69.8
65-74 1,097 181 14.3 12.1-16.9 916 85.7 83.1-87.9
75+ 626 53 8.5 6.2-11.4 573 91.5 88.6-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 634 253 42.7 38.0-47.6 381 57.3 52.4-62.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,612 591 38.3 35.4-41.2 1,021 61.7 58.8-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,727 698 42.4 39.5-45.2 1,029 57.6 54.8-60.5
College Graduate 1,940 738 40.6 38.0-43.2 1,202 59.4 56.8-62.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 539 260 50.8 45.4-56.2 279 49.2 43.8-54.6
$15,000- 24,999 952 398 46.1 42.2-50.2 554 53.9 49.8-57.8
$25,000- 34,999 566 234 42.3 37.4-47.4 332 57.7 52.6-62.6
$35,000- 49,999 730 278 41.6 37.1-46.2 452 58.4 53.8-62.9
$50,000-74,999 780 295 39.2 35.2-43.4 485 60.8 56.6-64.8
$75,000+ 1,341 523 40.7 37.7-43.9 818 59.3 56.1-62.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,471 584 43.0 39.7-46.3 887 57.0 53.7-60.3
No 3,837 1,405 39.0 37.2-41.0 2,432 61.0 59.0-62.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,709 690 43.1 40.1-46.1 1,019 56.9 53.9-59.9
No 4,192 1,585 40.1 38.3-42.0 2,607 59.9 58.0-61.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 845 408 51.5 47.5-55.6 437 48.5 44.4-52.5
Non-Veteran 5,078 1,874 39.3 37.6-40.9 3,204 60.7 59.1-62.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,633 692 43.2 40.5-46.0 941 56.8 54.0-59.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,343 516 38.6 35.5-41.8 827 61.4 58.2-64.5
Rural 2,952 1,076 40.1 37.8-42.4 1,876 59.9 57.6-62.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,045 1,420 47.6 45.5-49.8 1,625 52.4 50.2-54.5
Unemployed 234 128 58.2 50.1-65.9 106 41.8 34.1-49.9
Retired 1,602 256 15.2 13.2-17.4 1,346 84.8 82.6-86.8
Unable to Work 541 288 56.7 51.1-62.0 253 43.3 38.0-48.9
Other not in Labor Force 481 185 33.6 28.9-38.6 296 66.4 61.4-71.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 195 102 53.9 45.3-62.2 93 46.1 37.8-54.7
50% to 100% 522 292 58.3 53.0-63.5 230 41.7 36.5-47.0
101% to 150% 873 368 44.2 40.1-48.4 505 55.8 51.6-59.9
151% to 200% 404 152 36.7 31.1-42.7 252 63.3 57.3-68.9
More than 200% 2,866 1,054 39.3 37.2-41.5 1,812 60.7 58.5-62.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,180 428 39.9 36.1-43.9 752 60.1 56.1-63.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,165 844 41.6 39.0-44.2 1,321 58.4 55.8-61.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,583 1,012 40.5 38.3-42.7 1,571 59.5 57.3-61.7

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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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