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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.
There are medical treatments available that are intended to help a person who is infected with HIV to live longer.*

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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 3,455 3,003 86.8 85.1-88.3 95 3.0 2.2- 4.2 357 10.2 8.9-11.7
GENDER
Male 1,377 1,193 86.1 83.3-88.5 43 3.3 2.0- 5.4 141 10.6 8.5-13.0
Female 2,078 1,810 87.4 85.2-89.3 52 2.7 1.9- 4.0 216 9.9 8.2-11.9
RACE
White 2,531 2,269 89.5 87.6-91.1 48 1.8 1.2- 2.6 214 8.7 7.2-10.5
African American 809 645 81.9 78.0-85.2 40 5.3 3.4- 8.1 124 12.8 10.1-16.1
Other Minorities 88 69 75.1 59.1-86.4 4 8.4 1.7-32.3 15 16.4 9.1-27.8
HISPANIC
Yes 79 62 70.6 52.2-84.1 6 14.5 5.0-35.4 11 14.9 6.4-31.0
No 3,349 2,922 87.6 85.9-89.0 89 2.6 1.9- 3.4 338 9.9 8.6-11.4
AGE
18-24 306 260 84.9 78.7-89.5 18 6.1 3.4-10.7 28 9.0 5.5-14.5
25-34 719 641 86.3 81.3-90.1 15 2.8 1.0- 7.7 63 10.9 7.8-15.0
35-44 861 767 90.8 88.3-92.8 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8 72 7.0 5.2- 9.2
45-54 866 758 88.3 85.1-90.8 23 2.3 1.3- 4.0 85 9.4 7.1-12.4
55-64 703 577 81.3 76.8-85.1 17 2.2 1.3- 4.0 109 16.5 12.8-20.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 405 276 65.9 58.7-72.4 30 10.6 6.1-17.9 99 23.5 18.3-29.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,119 908 82.8 79.4-85.7 44 3.0 2.0- 4.4 167 14.3 11.5-17.6
Some Post-H.S. 910 839 92.2 89.0-94.5 8 1.0 0.4- 2.9 63 6.8 4.6- 9.8
College Graduate 1,019 978 95.2 92.8-96.8 13 1.7 0.8- 3.8 28 3.1 2.0- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 296 79.0 72.7-84.1 19 5.5 2.9-10.2 67 15.5 11.3-20.9
$15,000- 24,999 590 486 81.5 75.7-86.2 26 5.4 2.6-10.9 78 13.0 9.4-17.8
$25,000- 34,999 441 373 82.2 76.6-86.7 11 3.4 1.6- 7.2 57 14.4 10.4-19.5
$35,000- 49,999 631 561 88.1 83.4-91.6 16 2.0 1.1- 3.7 54 9.9 6.6-14.6
$50,000+ 1,089 1,028 94.5 92.3-96.2 10 1.0 0.4- 2.3 51 4.5 3.0- 6.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 141 120 83.5 74.2-89.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 20 15.7 9.4-24.9
Appalachia II 285 258 88.4 82.9-92.3 6 3.0 1.2- 7.3 21 8.6 5.4-13.5
Appalachia III 202 171 84.5 77.6-89.5 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 26 13.3 8.6-20.1
Catawba 175 147 83.5 75.6-89.2 4 2.2 0.7- 6.1 24 14.3 9.0-22.1
Edisto 69 59 79.0 63.8-88.9 2 4.1 0.9-16.2 8 17.0 8.1-32.0
Low Country 135 124 90.9 83.4-95.2 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 10 8.2 4.2-15.6
Palmetto 376 344 91.7 87.0-94.8 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 26 6.9 4.0-11.6
Pee Dee 1,046 886 84.9 81.9-87.5 32 3.0 2.0- 4.4 128 12.1 9.8-14.9
Savannah 116 105 88.4 77.1-94.6 3 4.6 0.9-19.6 8 7.0 3.2-14.4
Trident 337 309 90.4 85.7-93.6 7 2.9 1.2- 6.6 21 6.8 4.2-10.7
Upper Savannah 224 187 84.0 76.0-89.8 13 7.2 3.4-14.6 24 8.8 5.0-15.0
Waccamaw 192 159 78.9 68.1-86.7 8 6.9 2.2-19.5 25 14.2 8.1-23.8
Wateree 120 103 89.0 80.8-94.0 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 13 9.7 5.0-18.0

* 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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