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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Risk Factors

Ever Sexually Assaulted*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,795 506 6.8 5.9- 7.7 5,289 93.2 92.3-94.1
GENDER
Male 2,214 69 2.8 2.0- 3.9 2,145 97.2 96.1-98.0
Female 3,581 437 10.4 9.0-11.9 3,144 89.6 88.1-91.0
RACE
White 4,423 354 6.2 5.3- 7.2 4,069 93.8 92.8-94.7
African American 1,046 112 7.6 5.7-10.0 934 92.4 90.0-94.3
Other Minorities 246 32 10.5 6.4-16.7 214 89.5 83.3-93.6
HISPANIC
Yes 164 13 5.3 2.4-11.3 151 94.7 88.7-97.6
No 5,618 492 6.8 6.0- 7.8 5,126 93.2 92.2-94.0
AGE
18-24 519 44 6.2 4.0- 9.5 475 93.8 90.5-96.0
25-34 1,088 128 9.4 7.3-12.0 960 90.6 88.0-92.7
35-44 1,206 132 8.9 6.9-11.3 1,074 91.1 88.7-93.1
45-54 1,073 110 7.1 5.3- 9.5 963 92.9 90.5-94.7
55-64 765 54 5.4 3.6- 8.1 711 94.6 91.9-96.4
65+ 1,098 36 2.8 1.7- 4.4 1,062 97.2 95.6-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 759 59 6.0 4.3- 8.5 700 94.0 91.5-95.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,723 147 6.9 5.3- 8.8 1,576 93.1 91.2-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,506 146 7.1 5.6- 9.0 1,360 92.9 91.0-94.4
College Graduate 1,795 150 6.7 5.3- 8.5 1,645 93.3 91.5-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 536 66 7.7 5.4-10.8 470 92.3 89.2-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 960 96 8.7 6.4-11.7 864 91.3 88.3-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 830 91 8.6 6.4-11.5 739 91.4 88.5-93.6
$35,000- 49,999 930 85 6.7 4.9- 9.0 845 93.3 91.0-95.1
$50,000+ 1,531 95 5.2 3.8- 7.0 1,436 94.8 93.0-96.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 401 42 10.2 7.0-14.6 359 89.8 85.4-93.0
Cumberland 409 35 6.7 4.5- 9.8 374 93.3 90.2-95.5
Durham 373 35 6.3 4.2- 9.4 338 93.7 90.6-95.8
Forsyth 432 36 6.5 4.6- 9.3 396 93.5 90.7-95.4
Gaston 435 38 7.6 5.4-10.6 397 92.4 89.4-94.6
Guilford 379 33 7.0 4.8-10.2 346 93.0 89.8-95.2
Mecklenburg 403 31 6.5 4.4- 9.4 372 93.5 90.6-95.6
New Hanover 376 32 6.9 4.5-10.3 344 93.1 89.7-95.5
Onslow 411 40 7.3 5.1-10.4 371 92.7 89.6-94.9
Wake 400 35 6.5 4.5- 9.5 365 93.5 90.5-95.5
Western NC 575 43 6.0 4.3- 8.2 532 94.0 91.8-95.7
Piedmont NC 628 47 5.2 3.6- 7.3 581 94.8 92.7-96.4
Eastern NC 573 59 8.8 6.5-11.8 514 91.2 88.2-93.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the three sexual assault questions

#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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