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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

HIV/AIDS

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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 Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,517 2,339 92.9 91.7-94.0 131 5.2 4.3- 6.2 15 0.6 0.4- 1.1 32 1.3 0.9- 1.9
GENDER
Male 1,026 927 90.9 88.7-92.6 72 6.5 5.0- 8.4 12 1.1 0.6- 2.0 15 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Female 1,491 1,412 94.9 93.5-96.0 59 3.8 2.9- 5.1 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 17 1.1 0.7- 1.8
RACE
White 1,855 1,710 92.4 91.0-93.6 111 5.7 4.6- 6.9 12 0.7 0.4- 1.2 22 1.2 0.8- 1.9
African American 560 539 95.9 93.6-97.5 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Other Minorities 82 71 80.7 66.5-89.8 5 10.3 3.8-25.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 5 7.3 2.8-17.9
HISPANIC
Yes 67 60 85.7 70.9-93.6 2 6.3 1.5-23.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 4 6.5 2.2-18.1
No 2,444 2,273 93.2 92.0-94.2 129 5.1 4.2- 6.2 14 0.6 0.4- 1.1 28 1.1 0.7- 1.6
AGE
18-24 265 254 95.6 91.6-97.7 8 3.0 1.3- 6.6 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
25-34 578 551 95.2 92.7-96.8 21 3.8 2.4- 6.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 5 0.9 0.4- 2.3
35-44 654 610 92.9 90.2-94.8 33 5.4 3.7- 7.9 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3
45-54 612 559 91.6 88.8-93.8 39 5.7 4.0- 8.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 11 2.0 1.0- 3.9
55-64 408 365 88.3 84.3-91.3 30 8.4 5.8-12.0 6 1.5 0.7- 3.4 7 1.8 0.9- 3.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 247 92.8 87.7-96.0 7 3.5 1.4- 8.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 7 3.0 1.3- 6.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 787 734 93.3 91.0-95.0 38 5.1 3.6- 7.2 6 0.7 0.3- 1.5 9 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 736 689 94.1 92.0-95.7 39 4.9 3.5- 6.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 7 0.8 0.4- 1.8
College Graduate 729 668 91.3 88.6-93.3 46 6.2 4.5- 8.4 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 9 1.4 0.7- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 187 92.6 85.8-96.3 13 6.2 2.8-13.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
$15,000- 24,999 416 399 95.0 91.8-97.0 12 3.2 1.8- 5.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 383 365 95.5 92.6-97.3 15 4.0 2.3- 6.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
$35,000- 49,999 457 427 93.4 90.5-95.5 21 4.5 2.8- 7.1 5 1.3 0.5- 3.1 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1
$50,000+ 778 710 91.6 89.1-93.5 53 6.5 4.8- 8.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 13 1.7 0.9- 3.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 152 143 92.7 86.3-96.2 5 4.6 1.9-10.8 3 1.9 0.6- 5.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
Appalachia II 309 285 91.7 87.6-94.5 16 4.9 2.9- 8.1 3 1.4 0.5- 4.4 5 2.0 0.8- 4.8
Appalachia III 171 157 91.6 86.0-95.1 10 5.6 2.9-10.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 3 2.2 0.7- 6.6
Catawba 167 155 94.3 89.6-96.9 11 5.3 2.8-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Edisto 75 66 88.5 78.4-94.3 6 7.9 3.4-17.3 2 3.0 0.7-11.6 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
Low Country 110 105 96.5 90.7-98.7 4 2.6 0.8- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
Palmetto 414 394 94.4 91.0-96.6 18 4.7 2.8- 7.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
Pee Dee 170 156 91.8 85.9-95.4 7 3.5 1.6- 7.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 5 3.6 1.3- 9.2
Savannah 111 101 91.8 84.0-96.0 8 7.1 3.2-14.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.2- 5.1
Trident 328 300 91.9 87.7-94.7 24 7.3 4.6-11.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Upper Savannah 140 133 95.5 90.3-98.0 6 4.2 1.8- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Waccamaw 184 169 93.0 88.2-95.9 9 4.3 2.1- 8.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 5 1.9 0.8- 4.7
Wateree 145 137 95.6 91.2-97.9 5 2.3 0.9- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.0 0.7- 6.2

* 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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