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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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HIV/AIDS

I am going to read you a list of reasons why some people have been tested for HIV. Not including blood donations, which of these would you say was the MAIN reason for your last HIV test?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Required/Encouraged/Routine Checkup For reasons of personal interests Due to Pregnancy Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,170 1,091 51.4 48.8-54.0 394 19.6 17.5-21.9 336 13.9 12.4-15.5 349 15.1 13.4-17.0
GENDER
Male 798 509 62.4 58.1-66.5 179 24.3 20.6-28.3 0 0.0 . - . 110 13.3 10.8-16.3
Female 1,372 582 41.3 38.3-44.3 215 15.3 13.2-17.7 336 26.7 24.1-29.5 239 16.7 14.6-19.1
RACE
White 1,456 730 51.1 48.1-54.1 228 16.4 14.1-19.0 255 16.7 14.7-18.9 243 15.7 13.7-18.0
African American 629 319 50.9 46.0-55.7 147 25.4 21.2-30.1 75 10.5 8.2-13.4 88 13.2 10.4-16.6
Other 71 36 55.2 40.4-69.2 14 17.3 9.7-29.2 5 5.6 2.2-13.6 16 21.8 12.2-36.1
HISPANIC
Yes 45 21 44.9 28.5-62.4 10 25.6 12.3-45.9 9 20.5 10.4-36.5 5 9.0 3.5-21.1
No 2,117 1,066 51.6 48.9-54.2 381 19.4 17.3-21.8 327 13.7 12.2-15.4 343 15.3 13.5-17.2
AGE
18-24 187 82 44.8 36.4-53.4 48 29.3 21.9-38.0 36 16.0 11.4-22.1 21 9.9 6.2-15.4
25-34 622 270 47.2 42.6-51.8 92 16.5 13.1-20.6 184 24.0 20.7-27.6 76 12.3 9.5-15.8
35-44 625 303 52.5 48.0-56.9 111 17.9 14.7-21.5 100 12.2 9.9-14.9 111 17.4 14.3-21.1
45-54 475 277 60.2 55.0-65.3 95 18.6 14.8-23.1 15 2.9 1.7- 5.0 88 18.2 14.6-22.5
55-64 261 159 58.9 51.5-65.9 48 18.7 13.8-24.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 53 21.8 15.8-29.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 73 47.2 37.3-57.2 43 26.1 18.4-35.7 23 11.1 6.9-17.4 31 15.6 10.3-22.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 669 321 49.6 45.0-54.3 141 22.1 18.3-26.4 96 13.5 10.9-16.7 111 14.8 11.8-18.2
Some Post-H.S. 632 329 50.9 46.2-55.7 105 19.8 15.7-24.7 102 14.2 11.6-17.4 96 15.0 11.9-18.7
College Graduate 698 368 55.3 50.9-59.7 104 14.5 11.7-17.7 115 14.7 12.2-17.7 111 15.5 12.6-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 121 49.4 42.0-56.9 69 23.6 18.1-30.1 32 12.1 8.2-17.5 44 14.9 10.3-21.0
$15,000- $24,999 386 183 48.6 42.2-55.1 83 22.6 17.5-28.7 60 14.0 10.5-18.4 60 14.8 10.7-19.9
$25,000- $34,999 276 141 52.6 45.3-59.7 58 23.2 17.3-30.4 34 10.8 7.5-15.3 43 13.5 9.5-18.7
$35,000- $49,999 360 182 53.5 47.3-59.5 53 14.5 10.7-19.4 70 17.0 13.2-21.5 55 15.1 11.3-19.9
$50,000+ 720 396 56.0 51.7-60.2 91 14.2 11.2-17.8 115 13.7 11.3-16.5 118 16.1 13.3-19.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 117 60 48.7 37.9-59.7 17 17.5 9.6-30.0 22 16.0 10.3-24.1 18 17.7 9.8-29.9
Appalachia II 252 116 46.4 39.4-53.6 44 16.8 12.1-22.8 42 16.3 11.8-22.2 50 20.4 14.9-27.2
Appalachia III 161 79 51.3 42.1-60.4 32 21.4 14.4-30.7 24 13.7 9.0-20.3 26 13.5 8.8-20.2
Catawba 147 62 41.8 32.9-51.3 29 21.8 14.6-31.1 30 19.3 13.3-27.1 26 17.1 11.2-25.4
Edisto Savannah 159 79 48.8 39.0-58.7 29 21.6 13.9-32.0 24 14.3 9.3-21.3 27 15.2 10.1-22.4
Low Country 110 56 54.4 42.8-65.5 14 13.6 6.9-24.8 19 14.8 9.0-23.2 21 17.3 10.0-28.3
Palmetto 352 191 52.3 45.8-58.8 74 25.2 19.3-32.1 37 8.8 6.2-12.2 50 13.7 10.1-18.5
Pee Dee 173 89 50.5 41.7-59.3 30 17.4 11.6-25.4 36 23.6 16.7-32.3 18 8.4 5.0-13.9
Trident 302 157 53.9 47.0-60.6 52 18.9 13.8-25.3 54 14.3 10.7-18.8 39 12.9 9.0-18.2
Upper Savannah 90 48 61.4 48.8-72.7 16 13.9 8.1-22.8 14 11.7 6.5-20.3 12 13.0 6.8-23.4
Waccamaw 160 78 52.7 42.9-62.3 30 19.5 13.2-27.9 18 9.7 5.8-15.8 34 18.1 12.6-25.3
Wateree 129 67 55.2 44.5-65.5 24 20.3 12.3-31.7 14 9.6 5.5-16.2 24 14.9 9.2-23.0
Region***
Region I 207 108 54.7 46.1-63.1 33 15.8 10.4-23.3 36 14.0 9.9-19.6 30 15.5 9.9-23.2
Region II 413 195 48.4 42.8-54.1 76 18.7 14.5-23.7 66 15.3 11.8-19.5 76 17.6 13.7-22.4
Region III 499 253 49.4 44.0-54.7 103 24.2 19.4-29.8 67 11.7 9.1-15.0 76 14.7 11.5-18.7
Region IV 302 156 52.7 45.8-59.4 54 18.7 13.6-25.3 50 17.2 12.7-22.8 42 11.4 8.0-15.9
Region V 159 79 48.8 39.0-58.7 29 21.6 13.9-32.0 24 14.3 9.3-21.3 27 15.2 10.1-22.4
Region VI 160 78 52.7 42.9-62.3 30 19.5 13.2-27.9 18 9.7 5.8-15.8 34 18.1 12.6-25.3
Region VII 302 157 53.9 47.0-60.6 52 18.9 13.8-25.3 54 14.3 10.7-18.8 39 12.9 9.0-18.2
Region VIII 110 56 54.4 42.8-65.5 14 13.6 6.9-24.8 19 14.8 9.0-23.2 21 17.3 10.0-28.3

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