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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 139 75 50.1 40.1-60.0 55 44.0 34.1-54.3 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3 5 3.4 1.2- 9.4
GENDER
Male 56 28 46.2 31.7-61.4 25 47.5 32.4-63.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.4 2 4.2 1.0-16.6
Female 83 47 54.6 42.7-65.9 30 39.8 28.8-51.9 3 3.1 1.0- 9.5 3 2.5 0.8- 7.8
RACE
White 120 65 50.3 39.6-61.1 48 45.0 34.3-56.2 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 4 2.2 0.8- 6.3
Other 17 9 49.6 24.3-75.2 6 35.1 14.4-63.5 1 4.0 0.5-24.3 1 11.3 1.6-49.6
AGE
18-44 124 67 49.7 39.2-60.3 51 45.3 34.8-56.2 4 2.8 1.0- 8.0 2 2.1 0.4-10.1
45+ 15 8 53.1 25.9-78.6 4 31.2 10.3-64.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.6 4.5-42.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 30 43.4 29.4-58.6 24 48.4 33.2-63.9 3 4.1 1.2-13.1 3 4.1 1.0-15.9
Some College + 79 45 57.6 45.6-68.7 31 38.9 28.1-50.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 2 2.7 0.7-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 45 48.4 34.6-62.5 28 45.1 31.1-59.9 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 3 3.9 0.9-15.1
$50,000+ 41 23 59.8 43.2-74.3 16 36.1 22.2-52.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.1 1.0-15.5

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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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