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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 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. A pregnant woman with HIV can get treatment to help reduce the chances that she will pass the virus on to her baby.*

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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 4,463 2,387 52.6 50.9-54.4 714 17.9 16.5-19.3 1,362 29.5 27.9-31.1
GENDER
Male 1,693 831 49.4 46.6-52.3 361 21.5 19.3-23.9 501 29.1 26.6-31.7
Female 2,770 1,556 55.7 53.6-57.9 353 14.4 12.8-16.1 861 29.9 28.0-31.8
RACE
White 3,396 1,773 51.2 49.2-53.1 548 17.6 16.1-19.2 1,075 31.2 29.5-33.0
African American 896 520 57.1 53.1-61.0 136 17.6 14.6-21.0 240 25.3 22.1-28.8
Other 142 77 50.7 40.7-60.8 26 22.9 15.5-32.6 39 26.3 18.2-36.4
HISPANIC
Yes 123 61 48.9 37.9-60.0 20 15.1 9.2-24.0 42 36.0 26.0-47.4
No 4,318 2,315 52.8 51.0-54.6 692 18.0 16.6-19.5 1,311 29.2 27.6-30.8
AGE
18-24 363 193 52.1 46.2-58.0 79 22.6 18.1-27.9 91 25.3 20.5-30.7
25-34 905 514 53.7 49.9-57.5 147 18.9 16.0-22.3 244 27.4 24.1-31.0
35-44 1,084 585 53.4 50.0-56.8 202 20.0 17.4-23.0 297 26.6 23.7-29.6
45-54 1,150 588 50.9 47.6-54.2 183 15.8 13.6-18.3 379 33.3 30.3-36.5
55-64 961 507 53.0 49.4-56.5 103 11.6 9.5-14.2 351 35.4 32.1-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 432 193 45.9 40.3-51.6 71 19.1 14.6-24.5 168 35.0 29.9-40.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,375 653 47.7 44.4-50.9 245 19.3 16.8-21.9 477 33.1 30.1-36.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,196 642 53.7 50.3-57.1 202 18.4 15.8-21.3 352 27.9 25.0-31.0
College Graduate 1,459 899 60.2 57.2-63.0 196 15.4 13.2-17.8 364 24.5 22.1-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 474 249 57.0 51.3-62.6 82 17.2 13.3-22.0 143 25.8 21.4-30.7
$15,000- $24,999 697 371 52.6 48.1-57.1 121 19.1 15.7-23.0 205 28.3 24.4-32.6
$25,000- $34,999 576 295 48.9 43.9-53.9 95 20.0 16.2-24.4 186 31.1 26.7-35.9
$35,000- $49,999 719 375 50.5 46.1-54.8 126 18.5 15.3-22.3 218 31.0 27.1-35.2
$50,000+ 1,595 901 56.0 53.2-58.7 244 16.9 14.8-19.1 450 27.2 24.8-29.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 275 125 46.5 39.4-53.6 49 17.7 13.1-23.5 101 35.9 29.3-43.0
Appalachia II 515 269 53.4 48.1-58.6 87 17.6 14.0-21.9 159 29.0 24.6-33.9
Appalachia III 353 185 51.1 44.6-57.5 50 15.7 11.3-21.3 118 33.2 27.5-39.6
Catawba 300 159 52.0 45.6-58.5 58 22.4 17.2-28.7 83 25.5 20.4-31.4
Edisto Savannah 355 193 51.1 44.7-57.4 54 20.1 15.1-26.2 108 28.8 23.7-34.6
Low Country 207 123 54.2 45.6-62.6 27 17.4 11.3-25.7 57 28.4 21.3-36.8
Palmetto 700 400 56.4 52.0-60.8 106 17.7 14.2-21.8 194 25.9 22.3-29.8
Pee Dee 344 181 51.9 45.5-58.2 57 17.8 13.3-23.3 106 30.4 24.9-36.4
Trident 578 325 54.6 49.7-59.4 76 15.0 11.8-18.9 177 30.4 26.1-35.1
Upper Savannah 218 117 54.8 47.1-62.3 42 19.2 14.0-25.7 59 26.0 20.0-33.1
Waccamaw 354 193 53.4 47.0-59.7 60 17.1 12.8-22.4 101 29.5 23.9-35.8
Wateree 229 105 47.0 39.4-54.7 41 21.1 15.3-28.4 83 31.9 25.3-39.3

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

#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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