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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

HIV/AIDS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,925 2,283 40.8 39.2-42.3 3,642 59.2 57.7-60.8
-Western 1,107 335 33.4 29.6-37.4 772 66.6 62.6-70.4
GENDER
Male 479 152 32.7 27.4-38.6 327 67.3 61.4-72.6
Female 628 183 34.0 28.8-39.7 445 66.0 60.3-71.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 962 272 32.0 28.0-36.4 690 68.0 63.6-72.0
Non-Hispanic Black 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 169 79 45.3 35.6-55.4 90 54.7 44.6-64.4
35-44 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 156 80 50.4 40.9-59.9 76 49.6 40.1-59.1
55-64 237 62 26.0 19.6-33.6 175 74.0 66.4-80.4
65-74 250 38 11.6 7.9-16.7 212 88.4 83.3-92.1
75+ 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 309 76 23.9 18.2-30.7 233 76.1 69.3-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 317 95 31.5 25.5-38.2 222 68.5 61.8-74.5
College Graduate 331 111 40.4 33.9-47.3 220 59.6 52.7-66.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 102 35 28.1 19.2-39.2 67 71.9 60.8-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 127 36 30.9 22.0-41.4 91 69.1 58.6-78.0
$50,000- 74,999 153 53 34.4 25.3-44.8 100 65.6 55.2-74.7
$75,000+ 193 62 37.3 28.8-46.8 131 62.7 53.2-71.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 320 94 30.0 23.0-38.0 226 70.0 62.0-77.0
No 733 223 34.5 29.9-39.4 510 65.5 60.6-70.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 366 110 28.9 22.8-35.8 256 71.1 64.2-77.2
No 742 226 35.3 30.7-40.3 516 64.7 59.7-69.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 44 31.5 22.6-42.0 96 68.5 58.0-77.4
Non-Veteran 967 292 33.8 29.7-38.1 675 66.2 61.9-70.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 277 96 37.8 30.6-45.6 181 62.2 54.4-69.4
Rural 831 240 31.7 27.3-36.4 591 68.3 63.6-72.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 515 201 40.9 35.5-46.6 314 59.1 53.4-64.5
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 369 47 10.9 7.7-15.1 322 89.1 84.9-92.3
Unable to Work 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 194 53 26.3 18.4-36.1 141 73.7 63.9-81.6
151% to 200% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 482 145 32.7 27.5-38.5 337 67.3 61.5-72.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 358 104 29.4 23.2-36.6 254 70.6 63.4-76.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 431 119 30.4 24.6-36.8 312 69.6 63.2-75.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 319 113 40.0 33.2-47.3 206 60.0 52.7-66.8

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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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