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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 198 107 51.6 43.6-59.6 68 33.1 26.0-41.0 11 8.3 4.6-14.6 12 7.0 3.4-13.8
GENDER
Male 74 34 44.2 31.9-57.2 32 41.0 28.9-54.3 4 7.0 2.5-18.3 4 7.8 2.3-22.9
Female 124 73 58.3 48.7-67.3 36 26.0 18.9-34.7 7 9.4 4.6-18.4 8 6.3 3.1-12.5
RACE
White 115 63 51.9 41.9-61.7 40 35.1 26.2-45.1 7 9.3 4.5-18.3 5 3.8 1.5- 9.2
Other 81 44 52.5 39.3-65.3 26 29.1 18.5-42.6 4 7.2 2.6-18.8 7 11.2 4.4-25.6
AGE
18-44 171 93 50.2 41.6-58.8 57 33.3 25.7-41.9 11 9.7 5.4-17.0 10 6.7 3.0-14.5
45+ 27 14 59.6 38.2-77.9 11 31.8 15.9-53.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.6 1.9-30.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 37 49.3 36.1-62.6 24 31.9 20.4-46.1 6 9.1 4.1-19.2 6 9.7 3.3-25.3
Some College + 125 70 53.2 43.4-62.8 44 33.9 25.5-43.5 5 7.7 3.2-17.3 6 5.2 2.2-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 64 51.9 41.7-62.0 38 31.1 22.6-41.1 6 6.8 3.0-14.5 11 10.2 4.8-20.5
$50,000+ 56 33 57.7 43.1-71.1 19 28.6 18.3-41.7 3 10.5 3.4-28.2 1 3.1 0.4-19.1

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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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