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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior

How many new sex partners did you have during the past twelve months?

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  Total
Respond.^
One partner Two partners Three partners Four or more partners None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,977 634 10.2 9.3-11.2 187 3.3 2.8- 4.0 65 1.1 0.8- 1.4 72 1.5 1.1- 2.0 5,019 83.9 82.7-85.1
-Eastern NC 1,994 195 9.6 7.9-11.5 67 4.4 3.1- 6.1 21 0.8 0.5- 1.3 23 1.4 0.8- 2.4 1,688 83.8 81.4-86.0
GENDER
Male 734 66 9.8 7.1-13.4 40 7.1 4.7-10.6 13 1.1 0.6- 1.9 22 2.8 1.6- 4.8 593 79.3 74.9-83.1
Female 1,260 129 9.4 7.7-11.5 27 1.9 1.2- 3.0 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 1,095 87.9 85.6-89.8
RACE
White 1,263 112 8.4 6.7-10.5 40 3.2 2.2- 4.5 13 0.7 0.4- 1.3 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 1,087 86.9 84.5-89.0
African American 489 59 11.3 8.5-15.0 18 5.4 2.7-10.4 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 6 2.0 0.8- 4.6 399 80.1 75.0-84.5
Other Minorities 8 2 46.3 12.5-83.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 53.7 16.1-87.5
AGE
18-24 260 35 15.2 9.2-24.2 24 13.8 8.2-22.2 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 10 5.5 2.5-11.4 186 64.0 54.9-72.2
25-34 703 76 10.5 8.0-13.6 21 3.4 1.9- 6.0 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 10 1.2 0.6- 2.4 587 83.9 80.2-87.0
35-44 703 59 7.8 5.8-10.4 17 2.6 1.4- 4.6 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 620 89.0 86.1-91.5
45-54 328 25 5.9 3.7- 9.2 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 295 92.3 88.6-94.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 28 14.5 8.4-23.8 15 9.8 5.2-17.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 5 3.1 1.0- 9.5 192 71.9 62.3-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 612 61 9.7 7.2-12.9 19 4.1 2.1- 8.0 8 0.9 0.4- 2.0 9 1.5 0.7- 3.2 515 83.7 79.5-87.2
Some Post-H.S. 593 62 9.3 6.9-12.4 19 3.8 2.3- 6.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 504 85.5 81.8-88.5
College Graduate 546 44 6.6 4.7- 9.1 14 1.7 1.0- 3.2 6 0.7 0.3- 1.5 5 1.1 0.4- 3.1 477 89.9 86.9-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 31 20.9 11.6-34.7 10 6.9 3.2-14.1 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 136 70.6 58.0-80.7
$15,000- 24,999 354 42 12.3 8.5-17.4 23 7.8 4.4-13.5 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1 4 0.7 0.3- 1.8 277 77.3 70.9-82.7
$25,000- 34,999 269 31 10.2 6.8-14.8 10 4.6 2.3- 9.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4 222 82.6 76.7-87.2
$35,000- 49,999 323 31 9.3 6.1-13.8 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 4 2.0 0.6- 6.0 281 87.2 82.1-91.0
$50,000-74,999 279 19 5.3 3.2- 8.6 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 4 1.4 0.4- 4.9 246 90.6 86.3-93.6
$75,000+ 283 15 5.5 3.0-10.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 266 93.9 89.4-96.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 453 56 11.8 8.7-15.7 22 6.8 3.9-11.7 7 1.2 0.5- 2.5 2 0.7 0.1- 3.3 366 79.6 74.3-84.0
No 1,530 139 9.0 7.2-11.3 44 3.6 2.4- 5.5 14 0.7 0.4- 1.2 21 1.6 0.9- 2.9 1,312 85.0 82.3-87.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 169 14 9.3 5.3-15.8 6 2.9 1.2- 7.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 147 86.2 79.0-91.2
Non-Veteran 1,715 170 9.8 8.0-12.0 60 4.8 3.3- 6.7 18 0.8 0.5- 1.3 19 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,448 83.2 80.5-85.6
Currently Serving 110 11 6.8 3.3-13.5 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 3 2.1 0.5- 7.6 93 88.6 80.8-93.5

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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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