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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Sexual Behavior+

Some people use condoms to keep from getting infected with HIV through sexual activity. How effective do you think a properly used condom is for this purpose? Would you say:*

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Respond.#
Very effective Somewhat effective Not at all effective Don't know how effective Don't know method
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,857 933 50.7 47.0-54.5 726 37.8 34.3-41.4 74 4.0 2.8- 5.6 103 6.6 4.9- 8.8 21 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Cumberland County 143 74 51.2 40.7-61.6 57 42.0 31.9-52.8 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 8 4.4 2.1- 9.0 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 127 54 45.3 35.7-55.2 57 43.4 34.2-53.2 8 5.8 2.7-11.8 8 5.5 2.5-11.7 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 111 64 61.2 46.9-73.7 39 32.5 21.5-45.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 5 4.5 1.5-12.2 1 0.4 0.1- 3.2
Forsyth 115 63 57.0 46.7-66.8 43 34.9 26.0-44.9 5 4.8 1.8-12.4 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6
Gaston 138 64 46.8 37.7-56.2 57 39.3 30.7-48.6 8 6.3 3.0-12.8 7 6.5 3.0-13.6 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
Guilford 122 61 49.9 39.8-59.9 48 41.2 31.5-51.7 4 2.2 0.7- 6.4 6 4.5 2.0-10.1 3 2.2 0.7- 6.7
Mecklenburg 144 79 53.8 44.7-62.7 54 37.3 29.0-46.4 4 2.1 0.6- 6.5 5 5.0 2.0-11.9 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9
New Hanover 128 72 57.7 47.4-67.3 45 35.5 26.3-45.8 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 8 5.7 2.6-11.9 0 0.0 . - .
Onslow 152 70 50.8 38.8-62.6 62 37.2 27.3-48.4 9 5.9 3.0-11.5 9 4.7 2.2- 9.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.3
Wake 142 82 59.0 49.4-67.9 49 31.2 23.3-40.2 4 3.9 1.4-10.4 7 5.9 2.4-13.9 0 0.0 . - .
Western NC 171 84 48.0 39.6-56.4 65 36.2 28.7-44.5 6 4.7 1.8-11.7 12 8.5 4.4-15.8 4 2.6 0.9- 7.2
Piedmont NC 188 86 47.4 37.4-57.7 79 42.0 32.6-52.1 9 2.9 1.2- 6.7 11 7.2 3.2-15.2 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8
Eastern NC 176 80 49.6 40.6-58.5 71 35.4 27.4-44.4 8 6.4 3.1-12.8 15 8.0 4.6-13.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Cumberland County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported having sex in the last 12 months and being ages 18-64 years old.

#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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