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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS

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
-Piedmont NC 2,795 139 5.4 4.5- 6.5 2,656 94.6 93.5-95.5
GENDER
Male 1,259 80 6.7 5.3- 8.6 1,179 93.3 91.4-94.7
Female 1,536 59 4.2 3.2- 5.5 1,477 95.8 94.5-96.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,825 76 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,749 95.4 94.1-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 550 40 7.7 5.5-10.5 510 92.3 89.5-94.5
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 624 77 11.6 9.1-14.8 547 88.4 85.2-90.9
35-44 416 19 4.0 2.4- 6.5 397 96.0 93.5-97.6
45-54 490 23 4.7 3.1- 7.1 467 95.3 92.9-96.9
55-64 485 13 2.4 1.4- 4.3 472 97.6 95.7-98.6
65-74 463 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 282 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 673 38 6.7 4.8- 9.3 635 93.3 90.7-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 782 37 5.3 3.7- 7.5 745 94.7 92.5-96.3
College Graduate 1,066 51 4.7 3.5- 6.3 1,015 95.3 93.7-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 209 17 9.8 5.8-16.1 192 90.2 83.9-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 428 22 6.6 4.3-10.0 406 93.4 90.0-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 255 19 6.4 3.9-10.2 236 93.6 89.8-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 301 15 4.7 2.6- 8.4 286 95.3 91.6-97.4
$50,000- 74,999 378 16 5.4 3.2- 9.1 362 94.6 90.9-96.8
$75,000+ 767 29 4.0 2.6- 6.0 738 96.0 94.0-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 569 20 4.0 2.5- 6.3 549 96.0 93.7-97.5
No 1,847 94 5.7 4.5- 7.1 1,753 94.3 92.9-95.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 694 34 4.8 3.4- 6.8 660 95.2 93.2-96.6
No 2,082 104 5.6 4.5- 6.9 1,978 94.4 93.1-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 328 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,465 127 5.7 4.7- 6.9 2,338 94.3 93.1-95.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,540 99 7.0 5.6- 8.6 1,441 93.0 91.4-94.4
Regional City or Suburban County 715 23 3.3 2.2- 5.0 692 96.7 95.0-97.8
Rural 540 17 3.9 2.3- 6.7 523 96.1 93.3-97.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,528 99 6.5 5.2- 8.0 1,429 93.5 92.0-94.8
Unemployed 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 694 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 262 18 7.1 4.3-11.4 244 92.9 88.6-95.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 12 7.4 4.1-12.8 190 92.6 87.2-95.9
101% to 150% 371 21 6.0 3.8- 9.3 350 94.0 90.7-96.2
151% to 200% 173 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,460 63 4.7 3.6- 6.3 1,397 95.3 93.7-96.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 756 21 2.8 1.8- 4.4 735 97.2 95.6-98.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,945 114 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,831 93.7 92.3-94.9

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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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