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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Sexual Assault/Physical Violence

Has a partner or ex-partner ever pushed, hit, slapped, kicked, or physically hurt you in another way? 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 5,811 88 1.2 0.9- 1.6 746 10.4 9.3-11.6 4,977 88.4 87.2-89.5
GENDER
Male 2,220 30 1.1 0.6- 1.8 153 5.8 4.7- 7.2 2,037 93.1 91.6-94.3
Female 3,591 58 1.3 0.9- 1.9 593 14.5 12.8-16.4 2,940 84.2 82.2-85.9
RACE
White 4,434 61 1.1 0.8- 1.6 551 10.3 9.1-11.7 3,822 88.6 87.1-89.9
African American 1,049 22 1.9 1.0- 3.5 153 10.3 8.2-12.8 874 87.8 85.0-90.1
Other Minorities 248 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 32 11.5 7.2-17.8 211 88.1 81.9-92.4
HISPANIC
Yes 165 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2 21 8.6 4.5-15.7 140 90.7 83.6-94.9
No 5,633 84 1.2 0.9- 1.7 724 10.5 9.4-11.7 4,825 88.3 87.0-89.4
AGE
18-24 521 20 1.7 0.9- 3.1 45 7.0 4.5-10.7 456 91.3 87.5-94.0
25-34 1,094 22 2.2 1.1- 4.1 186 14.4 11.9-17.4 886 83.4 80.2-86.2
35-44 1,211 26 1.6 1.0- 2.7 181 12.3 9.7-15.5 1,004 86.1 82.9-88.8
45-54 1,074 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 184 13.8 11.2-17.0 879 85.4 82.2-88.1
55-64 767 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 83 8.5 6.4-11.4 679 91.1 88.3-93.3
65+ 1,098 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2 63 4.4 2.9- 6.5 1,033 95.6 93.5-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 759 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 84 8.1 5.9-11.0 666 91.3 88.4-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,728 40 2.0 1.3- 3.0 237 11.5 9.4-13.9 1,451 86.6 84.0-88.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,508 23 1.3 0.7- 2.5 239 12.8 10.7-15.2 1,246 85.9 83.3-88.1
College Graduate 1,803 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9 182 8.3 6.7-10.2 1,605 91.2 89.3-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 13 1.2 0.5- 2.8 89 11.8 8.4-16.3 435 87.0 82.4-90.6
$15,000- 24,999 960 27 2.4 1.4- 4.3 124 9.6 7.4-12.3 809 88.0 85.0-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 832 9 0.8 0.3- 2.0 140 15.8 12.2-20.1 683 83.4 79.1-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 930 11 1.4 0.6- 3.0 129 11.9 9.2-15.1 790 86.8 83.4-89.6
$50,000+ 1,534 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9 166 8.7 7.0-10.9 1,358 90.9 88.7-92.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 400 7 1.2 0.5- 2.5 51 11.2 8.2-15.1 342 87.6 83.7-90.7
Cumberland 411 13 3.2 1.6- 6.2 45 10.3 6.7-15.5 353 86.5 81.2-90.6
Durham 373 8 2.2 1.0- 4.8 56 11.9 8.7-16.0 309 85.9 81.4-89.4
Forsyth 433 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 53 10.5 7.8-14.1 373 88.2 84.5-91.1
Gaston 437 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 69 13.4 10.3-17.1 362 85.9 82.2-89.0
Guilford 380 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 44 10.2 7.4-14.1 332 88.6 84.6-91.7
Mecklenburg 407 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 51 10.4 7.6-13.9 353 89.0 85.3-91.8
New Hanover 377 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 52 11.6 8.5-15.6 323 88.0 83.9-91.1
Onslow 412 10 2.7 1.4- 5.3 61 14.9 9.5-22.8 341 82.4 74.7-88.1
Wake 402 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 52 10.9 8.1-14.5 349 89.0 85.4-91.8
Western NC 575 7 1.2 0.5- 2.7 74 12.8 10.0-16.2 494 86.0 82.5-88.9
Piedmont NC 630 8 0.7 0.3- 1.5 76 9.7 7.3-12.7 546 89.6 86.6-92.1
Eastern NC 574 12 1.9 1.0- 3.6 62 9.0 6.7-12.1 500 89.1 85.9-91.7

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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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