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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Sexual Assault/Physical Violence

Has someone you knew, not including a partner or ex-partner, ever forced you to have sex or to do sexual things?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, past 12 months Yes, 12+ months ago No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,804 15 0.2 0.1- 0.5 162 2.4 1.9- 3.1 5,627 97.3 96.7-97.9
GENDER
Male 2,216 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8 15 0.6 0.3- 1.3 2,197 99.1 98.4-99.5
Female 3,588 11 0.2 0.1- 0.5 147 4.1 3.2- 5.2 3,430 95.7 94.6-96.6
RACE
White 4,430 9 0.2 0.1- 0.6 110 2.1 1.6- 2.9 4,311 97.6 96.9-98.2
African American 1,047 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 34 2.3 1.3- 3.9 1,011 97.6 96.0-98.5
Other Minorities 247 4 0.5 0.1- 2.3 14 5.6 2.8-10.8 229 93.9 88.7-96.7
HISPANIC
Yes 164 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.1 1.0- 9.1 157 96.9 90.9-99.0
No 5,627 15 0.2 0.1- 0.5 155 2.4 1.9- 3.1 5,457 97.3 96.7-97.9
AGE
18-24 520 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 16 2.2 0.9- 5.2 499 96.8 93.7-98.4
25-34 1,092 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 42 3.5 2.2- 5.4 1,047 96.5 94.5-97.7
35-44 1,209 3 0.2 0.0- 0.6 51 4.0 2.7- 5.9 1,155 95.8 93.9-97.2
45-54 1,073 3 0.0 0.0- 0.2 29 2.4 1.4- 4.0 1,041 97.6 96.0-98.6
55-64 766 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 17 1.4 0.7- 2.7 748 98.3 96.7-99.1
65+ 1,098 0 0.0 . - . 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8 1,091 99.4 98.2-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 760 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 18 2.2 1.1- 4.2 741 97.5 95.5-98.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,726 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6 51 2.5 1.6- 3.9 1,669 97.3 95.9-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,509 4 0.4 0.1- 1.5 40 2.0 1.2- 3.1 1,465 97.7 96.4-98.5
College Graduate 1,797 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5 52 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,741 97.0 95.6-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 0 0.0 . - . 24 2.9 1.5- 5.5 513 97.1 94.5-98.5
$15,000- 24,999 961 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2 31 2.9 1.7- 4.8 928 97.1 95.2-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 831 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7 27 2.9 1.7- 5.0 799 96.2 93.8-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 930 0 0.0 . - . 29 2.9 1.8- 4.8 901 97.1 95.2-98.2
$50,000+ 1,533 4 0.1 0.0- 0.5 30 2.0 1.1- 3.6 1,499 97.8 96.3-98.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 401 2 2.0 0.5- 7.4 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 384 95.0 90.7-97.4
Cumberland 409 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 12 2.5 1.3- 4.5 396 97.4 95.4-98.6
Durham 374 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 9 1.6 0.7- 3.4 364 98.2 96.4-99.1
Forsyth 432 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 10 1.9 1.0- 3.6 420 97.6 95.6-98.7
Gaston 435 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 14 3.5 2.0- 6.0 419 96.1 93.5-97.7
Guilford 380 0 0.0 . - . 11 1.9 1.0- 3.5 369 98.1 96.5-99.0
Mecklenburg 404 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 6 1.3 0.5- 3.0 397 98.4 96.5-99.3
New Hanover 377 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 9 1.7 0.8- 3.6 366 97.9 96.0-98.9
Onslow 412 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6 395 96.6 94.2-98.1
Wake 401 0 0.0 . - . 13 3.1 1.7- 5.7 388 96.9 94.3-98.3
Western NC 577 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 10 1.5 0.8- 2.8 566 98.2 96.5-99.1
Piedmont NC 629 0 0.0 . - . 19 2.6 1.6- 4.3 610 97.4 95.7-98.4
Eastern NC 573 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6 18 3.0 1.7- 5.2 553 96.6 94.4-98.0

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*If YES, the responded was asked 'Has this happened to you in the past 12 months?'

#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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