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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Sexual Assault/Physical Violence

Has a stranger ever pushed, hit, slapped, kicked, or physically hurt you in any other way?*

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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 5,815 68 1.1 0.7- 1.6 448 7.3 6.4- 8.3 5,299 91.6 90.5-92.6
GENDER
Male 2,222 45 1.7 1.1- 2.7 257 10.3 8.7-12.2 1,920 87.9 85.9-89.7
Female 3,593 23 0.5 0.3- 0.8 191 4.6 3.7- 5.6 3,379 95.0 93.9-95.9
RACE
White 4,437 57 1.2 0.8- 1.9 349 7.6 6.6- 8.8 4,031 91.1 89.8-92.3
African American 1,051 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7 66 5.6 3.9- 8.1 979 94.1 91.7-95.9
Other Minorities 247 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 24 7.7 4.7-12.6 219 91.6 86.7-94.8
HISPANIC
Yes 164 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 15 5.6 2.5-11.7 147 93.5 87.3-96.8
No 5,638 66 1.1 0.7- 1.6 432 7.4 6.4- 8.4 5,140 91.5 90.4-92.5
AGE
18-24 521 25 4.1 2.4- 7.2 32 4.8 2.9- 7.8 464 91.1 87.2-93.9
25-34 1,095 22 2.0 1.0- 3.8 99 7.9 6.0-10.4 974 90.1 87.3-92.3
35-44 1,210 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0 113 9.2 7.1-11.8 1,089 90.4 87.8-92.5
45-54 1,075 8 0.3 0.1- 0.6 121 11.2 8.6-14.4 946 88.6 85.4-91.1
55-64 767 3 0.2 0.0- 0.5 52 6.7 4.5- 9.7 712 93.2 90.1-95.3
65+ 1,100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 30 2.8 1.7- 4.8 1,068 97.1 95.1-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 760 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 47 5.9 4.0- 8.7 706 93.4 90.6-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,728 23 1.4 0.7- 2.6 110 6.2 4.7- 8.0 1,595 92.4 90.4-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,509 22 1.1 0.6- 2.1 143 8.2 6.5-10.3 1,344 90.7 88.5-92.5
College Graduate 1,804 16 0.9 0.4- 2.1 147 8.7 6.9-10.9 1,641 90.4 88.1-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 536 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 50 6.9 4.5-10.3 481 92.6 89.2-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 962 14 1.1 0.5- 2.2 85 9.6 7.1-12.8 863 89.3 86.0-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 832 13 2.3 1.1- 4.9 70 6.9 4.9- 9.8 749 90.7 87.4-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 930 13 1.7 0.7- 4.1 67 5.9 4.2- 8.2 850 92.4 89.6-94.5
$50,000+ 1,535 17 0.7 0.3- 1.6 130 8.9 7.0-11.2 1,388 90.4 88.0-92.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 401 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8 48 12.0 8.7-16.3 348 86.6 82.2-90.1
Cumberland 411 9 2.2 1.1- 4.4 33 7.2 4.7-10.8 369 90.6 86.6-93.5
Durham 375 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 23 5.8 3.6- 9.2 348 93.5 90.0-95.8
Forsyth 433 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 37 8.6 6.1-12.0 392 90.3 86.7-93.0
Gaston 437 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 29 8.6 5.8-12.7 405 90.4 86.2-93.4
Guilford 380 2 0.7 0.1- 3.1 28 7.6 5.0-11.3 350 91.7 87.9-94.4
Mecklenburg 408 3 1.0 0.2- 3.9 18 4.6 2.8- 7.4 387 94.4 91.2-96.5
New Hanover 377 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 40 11.7 8.4-16.3 331 86.9 82.2-90.4
Onslow 412 10 3.0 1.5- 5.8 42 10.0 7.1-13.7 360 87.0 82.7-90.4
Wake 402 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7 26 6.9 4.5-10.3 373 92.5 88.9-94.9
Western NC 576 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 36 7.7 5.4-10.9 533 90.8 87.4-93.4
Piedmont NC 630 7 1.0 0.4- 2.7 55 7.8 5.8-10.4 568 91.2 88.4-93.3
Eastern NC 573 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3 33 6.2 4.2- 9.2 535 93.0 89.9-95.1

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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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