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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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HIV/AIDS

I'm going to read two statements about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. After I read each one, please tell me whether you think it is true or false, or if you don't know.
A pregnant woman with HIV can get treatment to help reduce the chances that she w ill pass the virus on to her baby.*

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  Total
Respond.#
True False Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,464 1,849 53.0 50.7-55.2 536 15.9 14.3-17.7 1,079 31.1 29.0-33.3
GENDER
Male 1,381 696 50.3 46.8-53.9 261 19.0 16.3-22.0 424 30.7 27.5-34.0
Female 2,083 1,153 55.5 52.6-58.3 275 13.0 11.2-15.0 655 31.5 28.9-34.3
RACE
White 2,536 1,339 52.8 50.2-55.4 389 15.6 13.8-17.6 808 31.6 29.2-34.0
African American 811 455 54.9 50.0-59.8 120 14.7 11.6-18.4 236 30.4 26.0-35.2
Other Minorities 90 41 43.1 30.6-56.6 20 27.2 15.3-43.5 29 29.7 19.1-43.1
HISPANIC
Yes 80 32 35.6 23.0-50.6 15 24.9 12.4-43.8 33 39.5 25.9-55.0
No 3,356 1,802 53.7 51.4-56.0 517 15.6 14.0-17.3 1,037 30.7 28.6-32.9
AGE
18-24 306 174 54.5 47.2-61.6 54 17.3 12.6-23.3 78 28.2 22.0-35.4
25-34 721 398 54.4 49.5-59.3 119 17.6 13.8-22.2 204 28.0 23.7-32.6
35-44 864 472 55.6 51.2-59.8 144 16.6 13.6-20.0 248 27.9 24.2-31.9
45-54 868 468 54.0 49.5-58.3 135 13.9 11.2-17.0 265 32.2 28.1-36.6
55-64 705 337 44.2 39.6-49.0 84 14.1 10.8-18.2 284 41.6 37.1-46.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 407 203 49.0 42.0-56.2 52 14.1 9.3-20.9 152 36.8 30.4-43.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,121 522 47.7 43.6-51.8 192 17.3 14.4-20.6 407 35.0 31.2-39.0
Some Post-H.S. 912 475 50.8 46.5-55.2 159 17.6 14.4-21.2 278 31.6 27.6-35.9
College Graduate 1,022 647 62.8 59.0-66.5 133 13.6 11.1-16.6 242 23.6 20.5-26.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 384 202 56.2 48.7-63.5 54 14.6 10.4-20.0 128 29.2 22.9-36.4
$15,000- 24,999 592 292 45.4 40.0-51.0 98 18.6 14.0-24.2 202 36.0 30.6-41.7
$25,000- 34,999 441 248 55.2 48.8-61.4 63 14.9 10.6-20.4 130 29.9 24.4-36.1
$35,000- 49,999 633 321 52.1 46.6-57.6 110 15.6 12.2-19.6 202 32.3 27.3-37.8
$50,000+ 1,092 631 58.4 54.7-62.0 160 15.2 12.7-18.1 301 26.4 23.3-29.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 143 66 44.7 35.9-54.0 18 12.7 7.2-21.4 59 42.6 33.7-51.9
Appalachia II 286 164 55.1 48.4-61.6 42 17.1 12.5-23.0 80 27.8 22.2-34.2
Appalachia III 202 107 49.1 41.4-56.9 36 19.3 13.9-26.2 59 31.5 24.4-39.7
Catawba 175 87 51.2 42.2-60.1 21 11.5 7.3-17.7 67 37.3 29.0-46.4
Edisto 69 40 55.0 41.1-68.2 10 18.7 9.5-33.4 19 26.3 16.2-39.6
Low Country 136 65 48.6 39.1-58.3 22 15.2 9.6-23.0 49 36.2 27.5-46.0
Palmetto 376 219 57.5 51.2-63.5 50 12.5 9.1-16.9 107 30.1 24.5-36.3
Pee Dee 1,048 542 52.1 47.8-56.4 170 17.4 14.2-21.1 336 30.5 26.8-34.4
Savannah 116 63 48.1 37.6-58.8 17 19.1 11.2-30.7 36 32.7 23.2-43.9
Trident 339 195 58.0 51.8-64.0 52 16.2 12.0-21.4 92 25.8 20.9-31.5
Upper Savannah 224 126 56.5 47.1-65.5 33 13.6 8.5-20.9 65 29.9 22.0-39.3
Waccamaw 192 94 48.3 39.1-57.7 37 19.3 12.1-29.3 61 32.4 24.0-42.1
Wateree 120 61 49.4 38.4-60.4 20 17.9 10.9-28.0 39 32.7 23.4-43.6

* 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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