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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

HIV/AIDS

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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 w ill pass the virus on to her baby.*

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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 2,530 1,297 51.0 48.7-53.3 489 20.2 18.4-22.2 744 28.7 26.7-30.8
GENDER
Male 1,030 475 46.6 43.1-50.1 245 24.5 21.6-27.7 310 28.9 25.9-32.1
Female 1,500 822 55.3 52.3-58.3 244 16.1 14.0-18.4 434 28.6 25.9-31.3
RACE
White 1,864 951 50.7 48.1-53.4 358 19.8 17.8-22.0 555 29.5 27.2-31.8
African American 564 297 53.0 48.0-57.9 110 20.5 16.8-24.9 157 26.5 22.3-31.1
Other Minorities 82 37 41.6 30.0-54.2 19 27.1 16.8-40.7 26 31.3 21.1-43.7
HISPANIC
Yes 68 37 52.2 38.0-66.1 13 22.7 12.3-38.1 18 25.0 15.3-38.2
No 2,456 1,257 51.0 48.7-53.3 474 20.1 18.3-22.1 725 28.9 26.9-31.0
AGE
18-24 267 148 54.8 47.7-61.7 53 20.0 15.1-26.1 66 25.2 19.5-31.9
25-34 579 303 52.9 48.1-57.7 124 22.2 18.3-26.6 152 24.9 21.2-29.1
35-44 656 331 49.7 45.4-53.9 133 21.5 18.1-25.4 192 28.8 25.2-32.8
45-54 616 319 49.2 44.6-53.9 110 20.0 16.3-24.3 187 30.8 26.7-35.2
55-64 412 196 48.8 43.6-54.0 69 15.9 12.6-19.9 147 35.3 30.5-40.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 267 124 48.7 41.4-56.1 60 23.7 18.0-30.6 83 27.5 21.3-34.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 789 348 45.9 41.9-50.0 177 21.6 18.4-25.2 264 32.5 28.8-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 739 411 54.4 50.0-58.6 124 18.3 15.2-22.0 204 27.3 23.8-31.2
College Graduate 733 413 54.9 50.9-58.9 128 19.0 15.9-22.5 192 26.1 22.7-29.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 99 45.3 36.7-54.2 43 21.9 15.5-30.0 63 32.8 24.3-42.7
$15,000- 24,999 417 226 56.9 51.0-62.6 75 18.3 14.3-23.2 116 24.8 20.3-29.9
$25,000- 34,999 383 196 52.5 46.4-58.4 77 21.0 16.3-26.6 110 26.5 21.8-31.9
$35,000- 49,999 460 231 49.2 44.2-54.4 96 22.2 18.1-27.0 133 28.6 24.2-33.4
$50,000+ 780 410 50.1 46.2-53.9 149 20.9 17.8-24.4 221 29.0 25.6-32.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 152 62 42.1 33.7-51.0 35 23.3 16.4-32.0 55 34.6 26.9-43.3
Appalachia II 313 160 51.4 45.1-57.8 51 17.1 12.7-22.6 102 31.5 25.9-37.7
Appalachia III 171 96 55.6 47.4-63.5 26 14.4 9.6-21.1 49 30.0 23.1-38.0
Catawba 167 92 56.3 46.4-65.6 34 23.0 15.7-32.5 41 20.7 14.8-28.1
Edisto 76 43 55.4 41.9-68.2 14 23.0 12.5-38.4 19 21.6 13.3-33.1
Low Country 111 60 52.9 42.3-63.2 20 21.3 13.5-31.9 31 25.9 18.0-35.6
Palmetto 415 210 49.4 43.7-55.1 89 23.3 18.7-28.5 116 27.4 22.7-32.5
Pee Dee 171 88 51.1 42.7-59.5 32 20.7 14.2-29.0 51 28.2 21.4-36.2
Savannah 112 58 52.7 42.3-62.9 19 16.1 9.9-25.0 35 31.2 22.4-41.7
Trident 330 167 50.6 44.0-57.1 71 21.9 17.1-27.6 92 27.5 21.7-34.2
Upper Savannah 140 69 48.8 39.4-58.2 30 21.8 15.1-30.4 41 29.5 21.6-38.8
Waccamaw 185 89 46.5 38.4-54.8 36 18.1 12.9-24.8 60 35.4 27.7-43.9
Wateree 146 80 55.4 45.8-64.7 23 13.1 8.4-19.8 43 31.4 23.2-41.1

* 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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