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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Violence-WHITE FEMALES

I'd like you to think about the most recent time this violence occurred. Who was the person who did this to you most recently?

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  Total
Respond.^
Current husband,/wife or partner Ex-husband,/wife or ex-partner Relative /or acquaintance Stranger
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 775 148 19.2 15.6-23.5 509 65.9 60.9-70.7 97 11.7 8.6-15.6 21 3.1 1.8- 5.5
AGE
18-24 37 10 15.5 6.7-31.7 21 68.9 43.7-86.3 6 15.7 3.5-48.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 127 22 18.5 10.7-29.9 84 66.3 53.9-76.8 19 13.4 7.1-23.8 2 1.8 0.4- 8.6
35-44 184 31 17.0 10.5-26.3 124 70.0 60.2-78.4 26 10.7 6.2-17.8 3 2.3 0.6- 8.1
45-54 212 40 17.3 11.6-25.1 135 62.7 53.0-71.5 28 13.3 8.2-20.8 9 6.7 2.8-15.0
55-64 118 25 27.7 16.9-42.0 80 66.5 52.6-78.1 8 2.8 1.2- 6.6 5 2.9 0.8- 9.6
65-74 61 12 20.6 9.0-40.3 43 62.2 40.8-79.7 6 17.2 4.8-46.0 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 33 8 31.1 13.1-57.6 20 57.4 33.6-78.1 3 5.8 1.5-20.3 2 5.7 1.1-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 23 22.8 13.1-36.7 71 71.6 57.8-82.3 6 3.5 1.4- 8.7 2 2.1 0.4- 9.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 235 52 24.7 17.6-33.6 155 64.1 54.5-72.6 23 8.1 3.8-16.6 5 3.1 1.0- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 227 48 16.5 11.1-23.8 147 69.6 60.7-77.3 24 9.4 5.3-16.1 8 4.5 1.8-10.5
College Graduate 210 25 13.2 7.9-21.4 136 61.2 51.0-70.4 43 23.4 15.6-33.6 6 2.2 0.7- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 19 15.5 8.5-26.6 80 73.7 61.9-82.9 12 7.4 3.5-14.8 3 3.4 1.0-10.9
$15,000- 24,999 173 35 19.0 12.1-28.6 113 71.3 61.2-79.6 23 8.1 4.7-13.8 2 1.6 0.3- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 94 18 22.1 11.5-38.3 60 61.3 44.1-76.0 14 14.3 5.4-32.9 2 2.3 0.4-12.9
$35,000- 49,999 91 24 26.9 16.7-40.4 53 57.4 43.1-70.6 11 13.1 5.5-28.0 3 2.6 0.7- 9.0
$50,000-74,999 74 12 16.7 8.0-31.4 47 63.9 47.7-77.5 12 14.1 6.4-28.2 3 5.3 1.0-24.3
$75,000+ 78 8 11.7 5.2-24.5 55 65.9 50.5-78.5 11 13.3 6.2-26.4 4 9.1 3.2-23.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 45 7 13.3 6.2-26.4 28 66.1 49.8-79.3 8 14.5 6.5-29.3 2 6.1 1.5-21.5
Guilford 35 8 20.4 9.7-38.1 17 53.6 34.4-71.7 8 18.9 8.9-35.5 2 7.2 1.8-24.8
Mecklenburg 29 5 16.1 6.2-35.8 20 65.5 44.0-82.2 3 10.1 3.2-27.5 1 8.3 1.2-40.3
Orange 38 9 16.8 6.3-37.7 25 77.0 53.5-90.7 3 4.3 1.1-15.7 1 1.9 0.2-13.3
Wake 32 5 18.3 7.7-37.8 23 72.1 53.2-85.5 3 5.7 1.8-16.9 1 3.8 0.5-22.5
Chatham/Lee 21 4 23.5 7.5-53.7 12 52.8 29.7-74.8 5 23.7 9.6-47.8 0 0.0 . - .
Nash/Wilson 28 6 26.1 11.0-50.3 16 57.1 35.8-76.1 5 13.5 4.9-32.1 1 3.4 0.5-20.6
Craven/Pamlico 43 3 7.9 2.3-23.9 32 69.4 51.9-82.7 7 20.4 9.8-37.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 43 14 38.7 23.6-56.4 24 52.0 35.6-68.0 4 7.2 2.3-20.6 1 2.0 0.3-13.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 53 11 17.5 8.4-32.8 34 69.3 52.5-82.2 6 10.7 4.3-24.2 2 2.5 0.6-10.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 34 6 17.5 7.5-35.6 23 64.2 45.3-79.6 5 18.3 7.5-38.0 0 0.0 . - .
Graham/Swain/Jackson 35 7 22.9 10.1-43.9 22 62.1 42.8-78.2 5 12.3 4.9-27.5 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 21 2 12.9 3.1-40.7 16 69.2 43.8-86.7 3 17.8 5.7-43.7 0 0.0 . - .
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 27 5 27.1 10.2-54.8 19 61.5 37.1-81.3 3 11.4 3.4-31.6 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast NC I 24 8 38.5 19.3-62.1 14 53.8 31.9-74.4 2 7.7 1.9-26.7 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast NC II 39 3 7.2 2.1-22.2 32 84.5 68.9-93.1 3 7.3 2.3-20.8 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Northeastern Partnership 63 11 15.7 8.1-28.3 46 76.2 62.9-85.8 5 7.4 3.0-17.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1
Mountain AHEC 131 26 21.4 13.3-32.6 84 63.3 51.2-73.9 17 9.4 5.1-16.7 4 5.9 1.5-21.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 244 37 16.6 10.5-25.3 170 67.6 57.2-76.4 32 14.2 8.0-24.1 5 1.6 0.4- 5.6
Piedmont 309 64 19.5 14.4-25.9 196 65.7 58.4-72.4 39 11.0 7.1-16.6 10 3.8 1.8- 7.6
Western NC 222 47 22.5 15.4-31.8 143 64.1 54.4-72.7 26 9.6 5.5-16.0 6 3.8 1.1-13.0

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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Asked only of those who have ever been assaulted by someone else

^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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