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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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HIV/AIDS

How important do you think it is for people to know their HIV status by getting tested?
Would you say:*

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  Total
Respond.#
Very important Somewhat important Not at all important Depends on Risk Do not know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,450 4,146 93.5 92.5-94.3 183 3.8 3.2- 4.5 15 0.5 0.3- 1.0 84 1.8 1.4- 2.3 22 0.4 0.3- 0.7
GENDER
Male 1,684 1,510 90.9 89.3-92.4 99 4.9 3.9- 6.2 12 0.9 0.4- 2.0 52 2.6 1.9- 3.5 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
Female 2,766 2,636 95.9 95.0-96.6 84 2.8 2.2- 3.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 32 1.0 0.7- 1.4 11 0.3 0.1- 0.5
RACE
White 3,385 3,122 92.5 91.5-93.5 162 4.6 3.9- 5.4 8 0.2 0.1- 0.4 77 2.2 1.7- 2.8 16 0.4 0.2- 0.7
African American 894 870 97.5 95.9-98.5 13 1.6 0.8- 3.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Other 142 127 86.2 76.9-92.2 7 4.2 1.8- 9.9 4 5.4 1.8-14.8 2 2.4 0.5- 9.9 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9
HISPANIC
Yes 123 115 90.2 78.9-95.8 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7 2 4.9 1.1-19.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
No 4,305 4,012 93.6 92.8-94.4 179 3.9 3.3- 4.6 13 0.3 0.2- 0.6 82 1.8 1.4- 2.3 19 0.3 0.2- 0.6
AGE
18-24 362 350 96.0 92.3-97.9 9 2.7 1.3- 5.7 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 905 870 95.8 93.9-97.1 26 2.9 1.9- 4.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 5 0.6 0.2- 1.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
35-44 1,081 1,017 93.6 91.5-95.1 40 3.6 2.5- 5.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 18 2.1 1.2- 3.6 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3
45-54 1,147 1,056 92.3 90.4-93.8 56 4.5 3.4- 5.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 28 2.5 1.7- 3.8 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
55-64 955 853 89.4 87.0-91.4 52 5.6 4.2- 7.5 7 0.8 0.4- 1.6 32 3.4 2.3- 4.9 11 0.9 0.5- 1.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 429 401 93.6 90.2-95.9 12 2.4 1.3- 4.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 9 2.6 1.2- 5.6 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,370 1,296 95.2 93.8-96.3 47 3.2 2.3- 4.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,192 1,112 93.9 92.3-95.3 55 4.4 3.2- 5.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 17 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
College Graduate 1,458 1,336 90.9 88.8-92.6 69 4.6 3.5- 5.9 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2 40 2.9 2.1- 4.0 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 472 450 95.5 92.6-97.3 12 2.5 1.3- 5.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 5 1.2 0.4- 3.4
$15,000- $24,999 693 660 94.8 91.9-96.6 16 2.3 1.4- 4.0 4 1.3 0.3- 4.8 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
$25,000- $34,999 576 547 94.5 91.2-96.6 23 4.8 2.8- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
$35,000- $49,999 718 672 93.2 90.6-95.1 24 3.0 2.0- 4.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.5 16 2.7 1.5- 4.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$50,000+ 1,593 1,463 92.4 90.9-93.7 81 4.6 3.6- 5.8 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 40 2.5 1.8- 3.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 274 250 91.3 84.8-95.2 11 3.2 1.7- 6.1 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 10 2.7 1.4- 5.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Appalachia II 514 471 91.9 88.7-94.2 25 4.3 2.8- 6.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 11 1.6 0.8- 3.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Appalachia III 350 323 93.0 89.3-95.4 15 3.2 1.8- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 2.0 1.0- 4.3 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3
Catawba 298 281 95.9 93.2-97.5 14 3.3 1.9- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7 0 0.0 . - .
Edisto Savannah 354 324 90.9 86.5-94.0 18 6.7 4.1-11.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 5 0.9 0.4- 2.4 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Low Country 207 195 95.2 91.6-97.4 5 2.2 0.9- 5.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 4 1.7 0.6- 4.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Palmetto 696 661 94.5 92.1-96.3 22 3.5 2.1- 5.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 10 1.6 0.8- 3.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Pee Dee 344 331 95.7 91.9-97.8 9 2.5 1.3- 4.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 3 1.6 0.4- 6.2 0 0.0 . - .
Trident 577 533 93.5 91.1-95.3 24 3.2 2.1- 4.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4 15 2.6 1.5- 4.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Upper Savannah 218 198 91.1 86.3-94.4 13 5.3 3.0- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.3 1.5- 7.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Waccamaw 355 334 93.7 88.9-96.4 13 4.0 1.8- 8.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 7 1.7 0.7- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
Wateree 228 218 96.5 93.3-98.2 8 3.1 1.5- 6.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 0 0.0 . - .

* 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 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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