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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Sexual Behavior

Some people use condoms to keep from getting infected with HIV through sexual activity.
How effective do you think a properly use condom is for this purpose?

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Respond.^
Very effective Somewhat effective Not at all effective Don't know how effective
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,056 3,018 48.5 46.9-50.0 2,495 42.1 40.5-43.6 273 5.0 4.3- 5.7 270 4.5 3.9- 5.2
-Cabarrus County 185 96 51.6 43.7-59.5 76 42.2 34.5-50.2 6 2.5 1.1- 5.6 7 3.7 1.7- 7.9
GENDER
Male 74 42 55.8 43.3-67.6 28 40.9 29.4-53.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5
Female 111 54 47.7 37.8-57.7 48 43.3 33.7-53.5 5 4.3 1.8-10.2 4 4.6 1.7-12.1
RACE
White 147 74 52.4 43.5-61.1 63 41.8 33.4-50.8 5 2.7 1.1- 6.5 5 3.1 1.3- 7.5
Other 37 22 49.8 32.7-67.0 12 42.5 26.1-60.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 2 5.8 1.3-21.6
AGE
18-44 145 81 55.5 46.4-64.2 55 39.0 30.5-48.1 6 3.1 1.4- 7.0 3 2.4 0.8- 7.5
45+ 40 15 35.8 21.9-52.6 21 55.3 38.9-70.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.9 3.3-22.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 30 42.8 30.8-55.8 36 51.5 38.8-64.0 3 3.5 1.1-10.5 2 2.2 0.5- 9.0
Some College + 114 66 57.7 47.6-67.3 40 35.6 26.6-45.8 3 1.9 0.6- 5.7 5 4.8 1.9-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 31 37.0 25.7-50.1 38 57.1 44.0-69.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2 3 4.1 1.2-13.1
$50,000+ 79 48 63.7 52.1-74.0 26 30.6 21.1-42.1 2 1.9 0.5- 7.2 3 3.8 1.2-11.2

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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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