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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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HIV/AIDS

I am 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 do not know. There are medical treatments available that are intended to help a person who is in fected with HIV to live longer.*

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  Total
Respond.#
True False Do not know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,220 4,684 88.6 87.4-89.8 131 3.8 3.0- 4.8 405 7.5 6.7- 8.4
GENDER
Male 2,025 1,811 88.4 86.3-90.2 58 4.2 2.9- 5.9 156 7.5 6.2- 9.0
Female 3,195 2,873 88.9 87.4-90.3 73 3.5 2.6- 4.7 249 7.6 6.6- 8.7
RACE
White 3,942 3,587 90.4 89.2-91.5 67 2.2 1.7- 2.9 288 7.4 6.5- 8.5
African American 1,090 940 86.5 83.7-88.9 48 5.2 3.7- 7.4 102 8.2 6.5-10.5
Other 153 126 76.4 64.3-85.3 15 17.7 9.4-30.8 12 5.9 3.0-11.0
HISPANIC
Yes 101 84 80.2 68.6-88.3 10 13.1 6.6-24.6 7 6.6 2.8-14.8
No 5,088 4,580 89.2 88.0-90.3 117 3.3 2.6- 4.2 391 7.5 6.6- 8.4
AGE
18-24 391 341 83.4 78.0-87.7 25 9.3 5.9-14.2 25 7.3 4.7-11.2
25-34 992 902 90.3 87.6-92.4 28 3.8 2.3- 6.2 62 5.9 4.5- 7.8
35-44 1,194 1,089 91.3 89.3-92.9 28 2.7 1.8- 4.0 77 6.0 4.7- 7.7
45-54 1,385 1,254 89.4 87.3-91.2 25 2.1 1.4- 3.3 106 8.5 6.9-10.4
55-64 1,258 1,098 87.1 84.8-89.0 25 2.3 1.5- 3.6 135 10.6 8.9-12.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 432 323 69.1 62.5-75.1 34 13.3 8.5-20.2 75 17.6 13.6-22.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,609 1,340 83.4 81.0-85.5 64 5.1 3.8- 6.8 205 11.5 9.8-13.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,388 1,294 93.2 91.3-94.7 20 2.0 1.1- 3.4 74 4.8 3.6- 6.4
College Graduate 1,785 1,722 96.4 95.0-97.4 13 1.1 0.5- 2.7 50 2.5 1.8- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 526 432 80.3 74.9-84.8 24 8.5 5.0-14.0 70 11.3 8.6-14.7
$15,000- $24,999 801 681 83.3 79.3-86.7 38 6.8 4.4-10.3 82 9.9 7.5-12.9
$25,000- $34,999 633 569 89.7 86.4-92.2 17 3.4 2.0- 5.9 47 6.9 4.9- 9.6
$35,000- $49,999 863 784 89.5 86.6-91.9 20 3.1 1.9- 5.1 59 7.4 5.4- 9.9
$50,000+ 1,903 1,810 94.3 92.5-95.7 14 1.3 0.6- 3.1 79 4.3 3.3- 5.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 311 274 84.1 77.1-89.3 10 7.8 3.8-15.6 27 8.0 5.4-11.9
Appalachia II 646 598 91.9 89.0-94.2 12 2.8 1.4- 5.2 36 5.3 3.7- 7.6
Appalachia III 410 353 84.9 79.3-89.2 11 4.0 1.6- 9.8 46 11.1 7.9-15.3
Catawba 374 334 88.7 83.9-92.2 8 1.6 0.7- 3.6 32 9.6 6.4-14.4
Edisto Savannah 384 330 83.8 78.5-88.1 15 6.7 3.7-11.8 39 9.4 6.7-13.2
Low Country 257 234 89.7 83.3-93.8 5 4.0 1.5-10.3 18 6.3 3.5-11.1
Palmetto 810 737 90.2 87.3-92.4 21 3.5 2.1- 5.9 52 6.3 4.6- 8.5
Pee Dee 396 351 86.6 81.4-90.5 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 34 9.8 6.5-14.6
Trident 668 619 92.8 90.2-94.8 13 2.5 1.4- 4.6 36 4.6 3.2- 6.8
Upper Savannah 241 222 90.7 82.3-95.3 5 4.1 1.0-15.7 14 5.2 2.9- 9.2
Waccamaw 407 361 87.9 81.4-92.3 9 4.8 1.6-13.3 37 7.3 5.1-10.4
Wateree 274 239 87.2 80.2-92.0 9 3.4 1.4- 8.3 26 9.4 5.4-16.0
Region***
Region I 552 496 87.1 82.0-90.9 15 6.1 3.1-11.7 41 6.8 4.9- 9.4
Region II 1,056 951 89.1 86.3-91.4 23 3.3 1.9- 5.7 82 7.6 6.0- 9.7
Region III 1,184 1,071 89.7 87.3-91.7 29 2.9 1.9- 4.5 84 7.4 5.8- 9.5
Region IV 670 590 86.8 82.8-90.0 20 3.5 2.0- 6.0 60 9.7 6.9-13.3
Region V 384 330 83.8 78.5-88.1 15 6.7 3.7-11.8 39 9.4 6.7-13.2
Region VI 407 361 87.9 81.4-92.3 9 4.8 1.6-13.3 37 7.3 5.1-10.4
Region VII 668 619 92.8 90.2-94.8 13 2.5 1.4- 4.6 36 4.6 3.2- 6.8
Region VIII 257 234 89.7 83.3-93.8 5 4.0 1.5-10.3 18 6.3 3.5-11.1

*This question was asked only of respondents aged 18-64.

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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