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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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HIV/AIDS

How important do you think it is for people to know their HIV status by getting tested?
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  Total
Respond.#
Very important Somewhat important Not at all important Depends on Risk Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,452 3,204 92.4 91.1-93.5 146 4.6 3.8- 5.5 13 0.3 0.2- 0.6 74 2.2 1.7- 2.9 15 0.5 0.2- 1.3
GENDER
Male 1,377 1,238 89.9 87.7-91.8 88 6.0 4.7- 7.7 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7 36 2.9 2.0- 4.1 9 0.9 0.3- 2.7
Female 2,075 1,966 94.7 93.4-95.8 58 3.1 2.3- 4.3 7 0.4 0.1- 1.0 38 1.6 1.1- 2.3 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5
RACE
White 2,527 2,323 91.0 89.4-92.4 123 5.5 4.5- 6.8 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9 65 2.6 2.0- 3.5 6 0.4 0.1- 2.0
African American 809 777 95.7 93.5-97.1 19 2.4 1.4- 4.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.9 5 1.1 0.4- 2.5 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6
Other Minorities 89 81 94.4 87.7-97.5 3 1.9 0.5- 6.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
HISPANIC
Yes 79 72 86.8 69.7-94.9 2 3.3 0.8-12.9 2 2.0 0.3-11.1 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2 1 5.7 0.8-30.7
No 3,346 3,108 92.7 91.5-93.7 142 4.6 3.8- 5.6 11 0.2 0.1- 0.5 71 2.2 1.7- 2.9 14 0.3 0.2- 0.6
AGE
18-24 306 300 97.5 94.3-99.0 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
25-34 719 687 94.5 91.0-96.7 22 3.7 2.2- 5.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 6 0.7 0.2- 2.0 3 1.2 0.2- 6.9
35-44 860 803 92.5 89.9-94.5 35 4.1 2.7- 6.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 18 3.0 1.8- 5.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9
45-54 866 789 88.6 85.5-91.1 44 7.3 5.2-10.0 5 0.2 0.1- 0.7 23 3.2 2.0- 5.1 5 0.7 0.2- 1.7
55-64 701 625 89.3 86.1-91.8 42 5.9 4.1- 8.4 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3 26 3.7 2.3- 5.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 404 384 96.4 93.7-97.9 14 2.5 1.2- 4.9 2 0.3 0.0- 1.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,119 1,068 95.9 94.2-97.0 27 2.2 1.4- 3.5 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 15 1.4 0.8- 2.6 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0
Some Post-H.S. 909 831 90.4 87.2-92.8 48 5.9 4.1- 8.3 2 0.3 0.0- 1.8 24 2.5 1.6- 4.1 4 0.9 0.2- 5.3
College Graduate 1,018 919 88.5 85.8-90.8 57 6.9 5.2- 9.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 34 3.8 2.6- 5.5 3 0.2 0.0- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 358 94.5 91.2-96.6 11 2.8 1.4- 5.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 6 1.5 0.6- 4.0 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
$15,000- 24,999 590 566 94.3 89.9-96.9 14 2.4 1.1- 5.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1 3 1.5 0.3- 7.9
$25,000- 34,999 441 420 96.1 93.5-97.7 12 2.0 1.0- 3.9 2 0.7 0.1- 3.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.6
$35,000- 49,999 631 580 91.2 88.0-93.6 37 6.8 4.7- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 13 1.8 0.9- 3.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
$50,000+ 1,086 993 90.2 87.7-92.2 53 5.9 4.3- 8.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 34 3.4 2.3- 5.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 141 129 90.9 84.1-95.0 8 5.3 2.5-10.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 3 2.4 0.7- 7.6 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia II 283 259 90.6 85.9-93.8 14 6.0 3.4-10.3 0 0.0 . - . 9 3.1 1.5- 6.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Appalachia III 202 185 92.4 87.6-95.5 11 5.3 2.8- 9.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 5 2.1 0.9- 5.1 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 174 163 93.8 88.7-96.7 8 4.5 2.1- 9.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .
Edisto 69 67 95.9 83.7-99.0 2 4.1 1.0-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Low Country 136 127 95.3 90.5-97.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 6 3.9 1.6- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
Palmetto 376 348 91.1 86.1-94.4 16 4.3 2.5- 7.4 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 9 2.7 1.4- 5.3 2 1.7 0.3- 9.4
Pee Dee 1,047 990 95.3 93.6-96.6 29 2.4 1.6- 3.8 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1 16 1.0 0.6- 1.7 7 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Savannah 116 105 91.5 83.9-95.7 7 4.5 1.9-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.1 1.4-11.4 0 0.0 . - .
Trident 337 312 93.5 89.9-95.9 15 4.3 2.4- 7.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1 0 0.0 . - .
Upper Savannah 224 211 92.8 87.0-96.1 8 4.6 2.0-10.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 3 1.3 0.3- 4.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
Waccamaw 190 164 88.4 82.8-92.3 19 8.0 4.9-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.2 1.4- 7.1 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
Wateree 120 114 95.8 89.9-98.3 3 1.6 0.4- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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