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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Sexual Assault/Physical Violence

Has a stranger 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 5,805 7 0.1 0.0- 0.3 209 2.9 2.3- 3.5 5,589 97.0 96.4-97.6
GENDER
Male 2,218 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 36 1.3 0.8- 2.1 2,181 98.6 97.7-99.1
Female 3,587 6 0.1 0.0- 0.2 173 4.2 3.4- 5.3 3,408 95.7 94.6-96.5
RACE
White 4,429 5 0.1 0.0- 0.5 155 2.8 2.2- 3.6 4,269 97.1 96.2-97.7
African American 1,048 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7 39 2.5 1.6- 3.8 1,007 97.4 96.0-98.3
Other Minorities 248 0 0.0 . - . 12 4.3 2.1- 8.6 236 95.7 91.4-97.9
HISPANIC
Yes 164 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 7 3.5 1.2- 9.7 156 96.3 90.2-98.7
No 5,628 6 0.1 0.0- 0.4 201 2.8 2.3- 3.5 5,421 97.1 96.4-97.6
AGE
18-24 520 3 0.6 0.1- 2.7 15 2.6 1.2- 5.7 502 96.8 93.6-98.4
25-34 1,091 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 55 4.4 3.0- 6.4 1,035 95.6 93.6-97.0
35-44 1,207 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 57 4.1 2.9- 6.0 1,149 95.8 94.0-97.1
45-54 1,073 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2 45 2.3 1.5- 3.6 1,026 97.6 96.4-98.4
55-64 765 0 0.0 . - . 19 1.7 0.9- 3.4 746 98.3 96.6-99.1
65+ 1,102 0 0.0 . - . 17 1.4 0.6- 2.9 1,085 98.6 97.1-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 760 0 0.0 . - . 25 2.5 1.5- 4.2 735 97.5 95.8-98.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,724 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 64 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,658 97.1 95.7-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,509 5 0.3 0.1- 1.4 60 3.1 2.1- 4.5 1,444 96.6 95.1-97.7
College Graduate 1,798 0 0.0 . - . 57 2.8 1.9- 4.0 1,741 97.2 96.0-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 0 0.0 . - . 34 4.0 2.3- 6.7 503 96.0 93.3-97.7
$15,000- 24,999 961 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7 36 3.3 2.1- 5.0 922 96.5 94.8-97.7
$25,000- 34,999 832 2 0.4 0.1- 2.9 41 4.1 2.6- 6.3 789 95.5 93.1-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 930 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 31 2.4 1.4- 3.9 898 97.6 96.0-98.6
$50,000+ 1,534 0 0.0 . - . 34 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,500 97.8 96.2-98.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 401 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 22 3.6 2.3- 5.6 377 96.0 93.9-97.4
Cumberland 409 0 0.0 . - . 13 2.6 1.4- 4.5 396 97.4 95.5-98.6
Durham 374 0 0.0 . - . 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1 364 98.5 96.9-99.3
Forsyth 432 0 0.0 . - . 14 2.5 1.4- 4.3 418 97.5 95.7-98.6
Gaston 435 0 0.0 . - . 17 3.2 1.9- 5.3 418 96.8 94.7-98.1
Guilford 380 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 15 3.0 1.7- 5.1 363 96.4 94.0-97.9
Mecklenburg 406 0 0.0 . - . 14 2.5 1.5- 4.3 392 97.5 95.7-98.5
New Hanover 377 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 10 1.9 0.9- 3.7 365 97.8 96.0-98.8
Onslow 412 0 0.0 . - . 16 3.2 1.9- 5.6 396 96.8 94.4-98.1
Wake 400 0 0.0 . - . 14 2.8 1.6- 4.9 386 97.2 95.1-98.4
Western NC 575 0 0.0 . - . 22 3.1 2.0- 4.7 553 96.9 95.3-98.0
Piedmont NC 629 0 0.0 . - . 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2 616 98.3 96.8-99.1
Eastern NC 575 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 29 4.5 2.9- 6.9 545 95.3 92.8-96.9

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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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