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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

I'm going to read you a list. When I'm done, please tell me if any of the situations apply to you. You don't need to tell me which one.
You have used intravenous drugs in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.

Do any of these situations apply to you?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 946 47 5.6 3.7- 8.2 899 94.4 91.8-96.3
GENDER
Female 946 47 5.6 3.7- 8.2 899 94.4 91.8-96.3
RACE
African American 946 47 5.6 3.7- 8.2 899 94.4 91.8-96.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 1 32.0 5.0-80.8 9 68.0 19.2-95.0
-English Speaking 10 1 32.0 5.0-80.8 9 68.0 19.2-95.0
Non-Hispanic 936 46 5.4 3.6- 8.0 890 94.6 92.0-96.4
AGE
18-24 87 9 9.1 4.1-18.7 78 90.9 81.3-95.9
25-34 192 11 7.3 3.2-15.6 181 92.7 84.4-96.8
35-44 249 9 4.3 1.6-11.5 240 95.7 88.5-98.4
45-54 241 11 3.4 1.5- 7.4 230 96.6 92.6-98.5
55-64 177 7 4.1 1.6-10.1 170 95.9 89.9-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 10 11.2 4.8-24.3 131 88.8 75.7-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 337 19 6.0 3.1-11.4 318 94.0 88.6-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 267 10 4.6 2.1- 9.9 257 95.4 90.1-97.9
College Graduate 201 8 2.9 1.2- 6.7 193 97.1 93.3-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 11 4.7 2.4- 9.0 165 95.3 91.0-97.6
$15,000- 24,999 237 16 8.8 4.5-16.5 221 91.2 83.5-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 152 5 4.5 1.5-13.0 147 95.5 87.0-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 107 3 1.7 0.4- 6.7 104 98.3 93.3-99.6
$50,000-74,999 62 2 3.4 0.6-16.4 60 96.6 83.6-99.4
$75,000+ 52 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 51 99.4 96.0-99.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 12 2 24.4 5.5-64.1 10 75.6 35.9-94.5
Guilford 54 6 7.7 3.0-18.4 48 92.3 81.6-97.0
Mecklenburg 68 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 67 98.4 89.7-99.8
Orange 25 0 0.0 . - . 25 100 . - .
Wake 45 2 4.8 1.2-17.5 43 95.2 82.5-98.8
Chatham/Lee 37 2 5.7 1.1-24.3 35 94.3 75.7-98.9
Nash/Wilson 69 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 67 98.5 93.9-99.6
Craven/Pamlico 39 3 4.6 1.3-15.3 36 95.4 84.7-98.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 1 33.7 5.3-82.1 4 66.3 17.9-94.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 81 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 79 99.2 96.6-99.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 7 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 72 0 0.0 . - . 72 100 . - .
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 68 0 0.0 . - . 68 100 . - .
Northeast NC I 121 11 9.9 5.4-17.6 110 90.1 82.4-94.6
Northeast NC II 74 6 13.8 5.5-30.6 68 86.2 69.4-94.5
Northeastern Partnership 195 17 11.8 6.6-20.2 178 88.2 79.8-93.4
Mountain AHEC 23 2 15.8 3.5-49.3 21 84.2 50.7-96.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 500 26 6.1 3.5-10.4 474 93.9 89.6-96.5
Piedmont 414 18 5.0 2.7- 9.1 396 95.0 90.9-97.3
Western NC 32 3 10.7 2.6-34.7 29 89.3 65.3-97.4

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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