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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 154 70 41.9 32.7-51.7 69 48.7 39.1-58.3 7 4.9 2.2-10.6 8 4.5 2.2- 9.2
GENDER
Male 56 23 38.6 24.4-55.1 30 56.3 40.3-71.0 2 3.9 1.0-14.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
Female 98 47 45.1 34.3-56.4 39 41.3 30.3-53.2 5 5.9 2.3-14.7 7 7.7 3.5-16.0
RACE
White 123 51 37.8 27.6-49.1 61 53.4 42.3-64.1 5 4.5 1.8-11.0 6 4.3 1.9- 9.9
Other 31 19 58.5 38.7-75.9 8 29.6 14.7-50.6 2 6.7 1.4-26.0 2 5.2 1.2-20.0
AGE
18-44 121 60 45.2 34.5-56.4 49 45.6 34.9-56.8 6 5.7 2.4-12.7 6 3.5 1.5- 7.9
45+ 33 10 27.9 14.7-46.3 20 61.6 42.6-77.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 2 8.9 2.2-29.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 88 32 38.8 26.6-52.5 43 48.1 35.3-61.0 7 7.9 3.6-16.7 6 5.2 2.2-11.8
Some College + 66 38 47.0 33.9-60.5 26 49.7 36.2-63.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.4 0.8-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 31 40.9 27.0-56.4 38 53.2 38.3-67.6 3 4.6 1.3-14.4 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4
$50,000+ 43 23 44.0 28.7-60.5 18 51.4 35.0-67.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.6 1.1-17.9

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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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