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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Sexual Behavior

How many new sex partners did you have during the past twelve months?

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  Total
Respond.^
One partner Two partners Three partners Four or more partners None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,977 634 10.2 9.3-11.2 187 3.3 2.8- 4.0 65 1.1 0.8- 1.4 72 1.5 1.1- 2.0 5,019 83.9 82.7-85.1
-Buncombe County 143 17 10.8 6.3-18.1 6 4.7 2.0-10.4 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0 115 81.1 73.0-87.3
GENDER
Male 55 3 7.3 2.2-22.1 5 8.1 3.2-18.8 2 3.0 0.7-11.3 2 2.0 0.4- 8.2 43 79.7 65.9-88.8
Female 88 14 14.4 8.4-23.7 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 72 82.6 72.7-89.5
RACE
White 123 12 7.7 4.2-13.6 5 4.6 1.8-11.1 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 102 84.6 76.8-90.1
Other 19 4 29.3 10.0-60.6 1 5.2 0.7-29.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-29.7 13 60.3 33.3-82.2
AGE
18-44 113 16 12.9 7.4-21.6 6 5.7 2.5-12.7 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4 88 78.4 68.8-85.7
45+ 30 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.5-21.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.6 27 93.2 79.2-98.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 6 15.4 6.0-34.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.9 1.2-18.0 32 78.3 60.4-89.5
Some College + 102 11 8.8 4.6-16.0 5 6.2 2.5-14.4 2 2.2 0.5- 8.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 83 82.4 73.2-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 84 14 16.1 8.9-27.4 3 3.6 1.1-10.8 2 2.6 0.6- 9.8 2 2.7 0.7-10.1 63 75.1 63.4-84.0
$50,000+ 44 2 3.7 0.9-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 41 95.3 85.7-98.5

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^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 (MAHEC): 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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