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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

HIV/AIDS

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

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  Total
Respond.#
Routine Checkup Just to Find out Due to Pregnancy Military Induction Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,219 253 21.4 18.8-24.3 221 16.8 14.5-19.4 204 15.7 13.3-18.3 59 5.7 4.2- 7.5 482 40.5 37.1-43.9
GENDER
Male 475 125 25.3 21.1-30.1 90 17.3 13.8-21.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 46 9.7 7.0-13.2 213 47.6 42.4-53.0
Female 744 128 17.7 14.6-21.2 131 16.4 13.4-20.0 203 30.4 26.4-34.8 13 1.9 1.0- 3.4 269 33.6 29.8-37.7
RACE
White 847 163 19.9 17.0-23.2 142 16.2 13.5-19.3 147 15.6 13.1-18.4 40 5.0 3.6- 7.0 355 43.3 39.3-47.4
African American 316 81 26.2 20.6-32.6 68 18.2 13.7-23.8 48 15.8 10.9-22.5 15 6.7 3.7-11.8 104 33.1 27.2-39.6
Other Minorities 45 8 13.5 6.3-26.4 7 14.3 6.5-28.7 8 16.4 8.0-30.8 3 7.2 2.1-22.1 19 48.6 32.3-65.1
HISPANIC
Yes 29 11 30.5 14.6-53.0 2 6.5 1.3-26.8 2 7.1 1.7-25.4 3 5.8 1.7-18.1 11 50.1 29.0-71.2
No 1,188 242 21.1 18.5-24.0 219 17.2 14.8-19.9 201 15.9 13.5-18.6 56 5.7 4.2- 7.6 470 40.1 36.8-43.6
AGE
18-24 138 40 26.2 18.6-35.6 27 21.3 14.4-30.5 25 19.6 12.3-29.8 12 8.1 4.2-15.1 34 24.8 16.2-36.1
25-34 397 69 19.1 14.9-24.1 69 15.8 12.0-20.5 109 24.1 19.7-29.1 19 6.4 3.9-10.4 131 34.6 29.3-40.3
35-44 366 68 18.3 14.3-23.1 67 16.9 13.1-21.5 67 16.2 12.7-20.5 15 4.3 2.4- 7.3 149 44.3 38.7-50.1
45-54 222 50 23.6 17.4-31.1 47 16.9 12.3-22.8 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 8 4.4 2.0- 9.3 114 54.2 46.2-62.0
55-64 96 26 26.3 18.0-36.7 11 9.2 4.9-16.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.5 1.8-10.9 54 60.0 49.3-69.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 22 21.1 12.7-32.8 32 26.7 18.1-37.3 15 17.9 8.8-33.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 39 33.1 23.4-44.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 359 84 23.7 18.9-29.3 66 16.2 12.2-21.2 61 15.9 11.9-20.9 20 7.2 4.4-11.6 128 37.0 31.1-43.2
Some Post-H.S. 387 80 21.2 16.8-26.4 75 17.3 13.4-22.1 56 12.1 9.1-15.8 26 8.2 5.3-12.4 150 41.2 35.0-47.7
College Graduate 363 67 19.0 14.7-24.0 48 13.1 9.5-17.9 72 18.5 14.6-23.3 11 2.7 1.4- 5.1 165 46.6 40.9-52.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 23 16.3 10.2-25.0 33 27.1 18.1-38.3 16 22.6 11.2-40.3 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 36 33.3 22.7-45.9
$15,000- 24,999 232 51 21.5 15.4-29.1 54 22.4 16.0-30.3 36 15.2 10.5-21.6 7 3.0 1.4- 6.6 84 37.9 29.5-47.1
$25,000- 34,999 213 48 24.6 18.1-32.5 38 15.0 10.5-20.9 33 13.5 8.9-20.1 12 7.9 3.9-15.1 82 39.0 31.4-47.2
$35,000- 49,999 215 44 21.3 15.7-28.1 43 20.2 14.8-26.9 31 12.9 9.0-18.2 16 9.1 5.3-15.2 81 36.6 29.7-44.0
$50,000+ 356 62 18.8 14.6-23.9 35 8.8 6.2-12.5 75 18.4 14.6-23.0 16 4.5 2.6- 7.6 168 49.5 43.6-55.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 60 13 24.4 13.9-39.0 12 15.7 8.6-27.1 10 14.6 7.3-26.8 2 4.6 1.1-16.4 23 40.8 27.7-55.3
Appalachia II 127 20 16.6 10.4-25.4 23 15.1 9.5-23.2 25 18.7 12.2-27.8 3 2.9 0.7-10.7 56 46.7 36.5-57.1
Appalachia III 68 12 18.2 10.2-30.2 11 14.9 7.9-26.5 10 12.1 6.4-21.8 3 4.3 1.4-12.5 32 50.5 38.0-63.0
Catawba 83 24 26.9 16.3-41.1 16 18.8 10.7-30.7 9 11.6 4.8-25.3 4 5.4 1.9-14.5 30 37.4 22.6-54.9
Edisto 42 10 21.6 10.9-38.3 8 15.6 7.1-30.8 8 15.8 7.2-31.3 2 6.8 1.2-31.2 14 40.2 23.5-59.6
Low Country 56 18 31.8 19.0-48.0 9 19.1 9.5-34.6 5 8.7 3.4-20.7 4 7.1 2.3-20.1 20 33.3 21.2-48.1
Palmetto 224 48 21.4 16.0-27.9 41 15.6 11.2-21.2 37 14.7 10.6-20.0 15 7.5 4.3-12.7 83 40.9 33.7-48.6
Pee Dee 71 15 26.4 15.6-41.1 14 16.7 9.0-28.8 14 16.2 9.2-26.9 1 3.6 0.5-21.2 27 37.0 25.4-50.4
Savannah 58 10 20.2 10.2-36.2 9 17.2 8.8-30.8 8 13.0 6.1-25.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 30 48.6 34.5-63.0
Trident 182 35 20.3 14.0-28.5 33 19.7 13.2-28.2 38 21.5 13.9-31.7 14 7.8 4.5-13.2 62 30.7 23.5-38.9
Upper Savannah 66 7 8.4 3.7-18.2 10 12.0 6.0-22.4 12 16.0 8.9-27.2 1 4.6 0.7-26.0 36 58.9 44.8-71.7
Waccamaw 90 22 24.3 15.5-35.9 16 14.2 8.1-23.8 13 14.2 8.0-24.0 3 2.9 0.9- 9.2 36 44.4 32.8-56.7
Wateree 73 16 21.8 12.6-35.0 17 24.8 13.5-40.9 12 16.6 8.1-31.0 5 10.8 3.6-28.6 23 26.0 16.5-38.4

* 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 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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