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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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HIV/AIDS

What was the main reason you had your test for HIV?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Required/Encouraged/Routine Checkup For reasons of personal interests Due to Pregnancy Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,107 1,048 50.2 47.6-52.8 413 21.2 19.1-23.6 320 13.3 11.8-15.0 326 15.2 13.5-17.2
GENDER
Male 760 473 58.3 53.9-62.5 169 25.3 21.5-29.5 0 0.0 . - . 118 16.4 13.4-19.9
Female 1,347 575 43.2 40.1-46.3 244 17.8 15.5-20.3 320 24.8 22.2-27.6 208 14.2 12.3-16.5
RACE
White 1,471 736 51.0 48.0-53.9 252 17.3 15.1-19.8 251 15.8 13.9-17.9 232 15.9 13.8-18.2
African American 552 264 47.3 42.4-52.4 147 28.9 24.5-33.8 57 9.5 7.1-12.5 84 14.3 11.2-18.0
Other 70 42 57.2 42.0-71.0 12 20.8 10.1-38.0 8 8.2 3.6-17.5 8 13.8 6.0-29.0
HISPANIC
Yes 60 31 49.6 33.6-65.7 17 28.9 15.3-47.7 7 10.5 4.5-22.6 5 11.0 2.9-33.5
No 2,043 1,016 50.2 47.6-52.9 394 20.9 18.7-23.2 313 13.5 11.9-15.1 320 15.4 13.6-17.4
AGE
18-24 176 76 39.9 31.9-48.4 37 27.3 19.7-36.5 38 17.5 12.5-24.0 25 15.3 9.9-22.8
25-34 612 270 46.5 42.0-51.1 102 17.8 14.5-21.7 168 22.3 19.0-25.9 72 13.4 10.2-17.3
35-44 651 318 52.5 48.1-57.0 132 20.7 17.2-24.7 97 12.2 9.9-15.0 104 14.5 11.9-17.7
45-54 437 247 57.5 52.0-62.9 96 23.1 18.5-28.3 14 2.2 1.2- 3.8 80 17.2 13.6-21.6
55-64 231 137 59.3 51.7-66.4 46 20.1 14.6-27.0 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 45 19.8 14.5-26.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 210 87 38.9 31.3-47.0 60 31.9 24.7-40.2 28 14.1 9.6-20.3 35 15.1 10.1-22.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 643 318 50.1 45.4-54.8 141 24.0 19.9-28.5 87 11.5 9.1-14.5 97 14.4 11.6-17.9
Some Post-H.S. 604 301 51.8 46.9-56.6 116 19.2 15.6-23.5 95 14.0 11.3-17.3 92 15.0 11.7-19.0
College Graduate 650 342 54.0 49.5-58.5 96 14.9 11.7-18.8 110 14.5 11.9-17.5 102 16.6 13.5-20.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 121 49.1 41.5-56.8 79 31.8 24.9-39.6 28 10.2 6.6-15.5 30 8.8 5.7-13.6
$15,000- $24,999 371 161 43.6 37.7-49.8 91 29.3 23.7-35.7 56 13.5 10.0-17.8 63 13.6 10.2-17.8
$25,000- $34,999 285 148 53.1 46.2-59.8 55 17.7 13.2-23.5 34 10.9 7.6-15.5 48 18.3 13.3-24.6
$35,000- $49,999 347 171 49.2 42.9-55.6 62 18.8 14.0-24.9 56 13.0 9.8-17.2 58 18.9 14.1-24.8
$50,000+ 695 380 55.5 51.2-59.7 94 14.0 11.2-17.3 116 14.3 11.8-17.1 105 16.3 13.2-20.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 94 40 38.8 28.0-50.8 22 29.7 18.3-44.3 15 13.6 7.9-22.4 17 17.9 10.1-29.7
Appalachia II 226 121 52.1 44.2-60.0 47 25.9 18.8-34.5 34 13.1 9.1-18.4 24 8.9 5.6-13.9
Appalachia III 142 67 46.7 36.4-57.3 31 22.0 14.3-32.3 22 14.3 8.4-23.1 22 17.0 10.1-27.2
Catawba 139 59 48.3 38.9-57.9 31 22.6 15.5-31.7 27 16.2 10.8-23.8 22 12.8 8.3-19.3
Edisto Savannah 179 77 45.8 37.2-54.7 44 24.1 17.8-31.7 28 14.9 10.0-21.7 30 15.2 10.2-21.9
Low Country 98 50 51.6 39.4-63.6 16 17.3 9.9-28.6 18 15.1 9.0-24.3 14 15.9 8.6-27.4
Palmetto 356 200 56.0 49.7-62.2 58 19.3 14.3-25.5 46 11.8 8.7-16.0 52 12.8 9.4-17.3
Pee Dee 169 88 55.3 46.4-63.9 34 17.1 11.5-24.5 21 9.3 5.7-14.8 26 18.3 12.2-26.7
Trident 309 152 50.9 44.1-57.7 59 19.6 14.3-26.3 55 14.8 11.1-19.4 43 14.7 10.1-20.9
Upper Savannah 82 48 62.0 49.3-73.2 11 16.8 8.6-30.3 6 5.8 2.5-13.0 17 15.4 8.9-25.3
Waccamaw 171 77 39.6 31.5-48.2 30 19.6 12.8-28.7 33 18.5 12.8-26.1 31 22.3 15.1-31.6
Wateree 126 60 44.7 34.9-54.9 27 25.3 16.5-36.7 12 10.7 5.7-19.0 27 19.3 12.7-28.3

* This question was asked only of respondents (< 65 yrs.) who reported having ever been tested for HIV.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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