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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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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  Total
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
-Eastern NC 2,015 996 47.7 45.1-50.4 817 41.2 38.6-43.9 99 5.8 4.6- 7.3 103 5.2 4.2- 6.6
GENDER
Male 753 378 47.7 43.3-52.0 309 42.4 38.1-46.8 34 5.7 3.8- 8.3 32 4.3 2.8- 6.4
Female 1,262 618 47.8 44.6-51.0 508 40.2 37.1-43.4 65 5.9 4.5- 7.7 71 6.1 4.7- 8.0
RACE
White 1,269 634 47.9 44.7-51.1 525 42.4 39.2-45.6 58 5.8 4.3- 7.8 52 4.0 2.9- 5.4
African American 501 234 44.2 39.0-49.4 206 42.8 37.6-48.3 26 5.6 3.6- 8.5 35 7.4 5.1-10.7
Other Minorities 8 5 75.4 37.5-94.0 2 12.2 2.4-44.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.4 1.6-55.7
AGE
18-24 261 125 41.8 34.2-49.7 100 43.4 35.3-51.9 20 8.6 5.1-14.1 16 6.2 3.6-10.6
25-34 710 390 52.8 48.4-57.2 272 39.2 35.0-43.6 26 4.4 2.7- 6.9 22 3.5 2.0- 6.1
35-44 709 334 45.3 41.0-49.6 294 42.6 38.3-46.9 38 6.2 4.3- 8.9 43 6.0 4.3- 8.3
45-54 335 147 48.0 41.5-54.5 151 40.5 34.5-46.9 15 5.1 2.9- 9.0 22 6.4 4.0-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 240 114 46.4 38.0-55.0 91 39.7 31.4-48.6 15 6.5 3.4-12.1 20 7.4 4.1-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 628 272 42.4 37.9-47.0 273 43.2 38.6-47.9 45 8.3 5.9-11.4 38 6.2 4.3- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 593 286 45.9 41.3-50.6 255 44.5 39.9-49.2 21 4.4 2.7- 7.1 31 5.1 3.5- 7.5
College Graduate 554 324 57.5 52.6-62.2 198 36.1 31.6-40.8 18 3.7 2.1- 6.4 14 2.8 1.5- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 185 88 48.4 38.1-58.8 71 37.1 27.0-48.6 11 7.0 3.5-13.2 15 7.5 4.3-13.0
$15,000- 24,999 356 174 46.4 39.8-53.2 143 40.3 34.0-47.0 19 6.5 3.6-11.3 20 6.8 3.8-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 271 139 48.7 42.0-55.4 108 42.2 35.6-49.0 13 6.3 3.5-11.1 11 2.9 1.5- 5.4
$35,000- 49,999 325 155 44.6 38.3-50.9 134 43.4 37.1-49.9 15 4.8 2.8- 8.2 21 7.2 4.6-11.3
$50,000-74,999 281 136 46.2 39.6-53.0 127 45.4 38.8-52.2 11 5.5 2.8-10.6 7 2.8 1.3- 6.2
$75,000+ 284 165 60.8 54.2-66.9 98 32.7 27.0-39.1 11 3.6 1.7- 7.2 10 2.9 1.4- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 457 195 41.0 35.8-46.4 211 46.5 41.0-52.1 24 6.6 4.2-10.1 27 5.9 3.9- 8.8
No 1,547 795 49.6 46.5-52.6 602 39.8 36.8-42.9 74 5.5 4.2- 7.2 76 5.1 3.9- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 89 51.4 42.9-59.8 68 39.0 31.1-47.5 6 3.9 1.6- 9.0 10 5.7 2.8-11.1
Non-Veteran 1,733 845 47.2 44.4-50.2 711 41.7 38.8-44.6 85 5.6 4.4- 7.2 92 5.5 4.3- 7.0
Currently Serving 109 62 48.7 38.0-59.5 38 38.7 28.6-49.9 8 11.4 5.5-22.3 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9

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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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