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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Sexual Assault/Physical Violence

Has a partner or ex-partner ever forced you to have sex or to do sexual things? By partner, I mean your current or ex-(husband/wife) or (boyfriend/girlfriend).*

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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 5,805 25 0.4 0.2- 0.8 257 3.1 2.6- 3.8 5,523 96.4 95.7-97.0
GENDER
Male 2,217 7 0.4 0.1- 1.1 21 1.0 0.6- 1.6 2,189 98.7 97.8-99.2
Female 3,588 18 0.5 0.3- 0.9 236 5.1 4.2- 6.2 3,334 94.4 93.3-95.4
RACE
White 4,430 10 0.3 0.1- 0.6 181 3.0 2.4- 3.7 4,239 96.8 96.0-97.4
African American 1,048 9 0.8 0.3- 1.9 61 3.5 2.3- 5.5 978 95.7 93.6-97.1
Other Minorities 247 6 1.7 0.4- 8.0 12 3.2 1.4- 6.9 229 95.1 89.9-97.7
HISPANIC
Yes 164 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 3 0.8 0.1- 4.1 159 99.0 96.2-99.8
No 5,628 23 0.5 0.2- 0.8 253 3.2 2.6- 3.9 5,352 96.3 95.6-97.0
AGE
18-24 520 6 0.9 0.3- 2.7 15 1.9 1.0- 3.7 499 97.2 95.0-98.4
25-34 1,089 7 0.9 0.3- 2.9 64 4.2 3.0- 5.9 1,018 94.9 92.8-96.4
35-44 1,209 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4 70 4.4 3.0- 6.3 1,133 95.1 93.1-96.6
45-54 1,073 4 0.2 0.0- 0.6 63 3.9 2.6- 5.8 1,006 96.0 94.1-97.3
55-64 766 0 0.0 . - . 30 2.8 1.6- 5.0 736 97.2 95.0-98.4
65+ 1,101 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 14 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,085 99.0 98.2-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 760 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8 24 2.6 1.5- 4.5 731 97.1 95.2-98.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,725 9 0.5 0.2- 1.4 79 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,637 96.1 94.6-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,508 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1 70 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,430 96.6 95.2-97.5
College Graduate 1,798 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 82 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,713 96.4 95.1-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 42 4.8 3.0- 7.6 494 95.0 92.2-96.9
$15,000- 24,999 960 7 1.1 0.4- 3.1 49 3.9 2.4- 6.3 904 95.0 92.3-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 832 4 0.7 0.2- 2.6 45 3.9 2.5- 6.0 783 95.5 93.1-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 930 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 44 2.8 1.9- 4.2 883 97.1 95.7-98.0
$50,000+ 1,533 3 0.2 0.1- 1.0 48 2.4 1.6- 3.4 1,482 97.4 96.3-98.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 401 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 18 3.8 2.2- 6.4 381 95.6 92.8-97.3
Cumberland 409 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 20 3.5 2.0- 6.0 387 96.1 93.5-97.6
Durham 374 3 0.6 0.1- 2.8 20 3.9 2.3- 6.5 351 95.4 92.6-97.2
Forsyth 433 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 20 3.4 2.1- 5.5 411 96.0 93.7-97.5
Gaston 435 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 17 3.1 1.8- 5.3 417 96.8 94.6-98.1
Guilford 379 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 16 3.6 2.0- 6.1 362 96.3 93.7-97.8
Mecklenburg 405 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 13 2.5 1.4- 4.5 389 96.4 93.8-97.9
New Hanover 378 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 16 3.7 2.0- 6.7 361 96.2 93.2-97.9
Onslow 411 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 20 3.3 2.0- 5.5 390 96.6 94.4-97.9
Wake 402 0 0.0 . - . 18 2.6 1.6- 4.3 384 97.4 95.7-98.4
Western NC 576 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 26 3.3 2.2- 5.0 549 96.6 94.8-97.7
Piedmont NC 628 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5 24 2.7 1.6- 4.5 600 97.1 95.4-98.2
Eastern NC 574 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7 29 3.5 2.2- 5.4 541 95.6 93.3-97.1

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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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