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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior

During the past twelve months, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?

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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 6,909 5,310 78.1 76.8-79.3 341 4.7 4.1- 5.3 139 2.1 1.7- 2.6 131 2.4 1.9- 3.0 988 12.8 11.8-13.8
-Eastern NC 2,292 1,760 77.3 75.0-79.5 112 5.1 4.0- 6.4 48 2.2 1.5- 3.2 46 3.0 1.9- 4.6 326 12.4 10.9-14.1
GENDER
Male 820 603 72.5 68.3-76.3 52 6.9 5.0- 9.5 30 3.6 2.3- 5.7 37 5.6 3.5- 8.9 98 11.4 9.0-14.4
Female 1,472 1,157 81.4 79.1-83.6 60 3.4 2.6- 4.6 18 1.1 0.6- 1.8 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 228 13.3 11.4-15.3
RACE
White 1,438 1,149 82.0 79.6-84.2 59 3.9 2.9- 5.2 29 1.8 1.2- 2.8 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8 184 11.2 9.4-13.3
African American 585 402 69.3 64.3-73.9 39 7.2 4.8-10.6 16 3.3 1.7- 6.5 20 5.0 2.7- 8.9 108 15.3 12.2-18.9
Other Minorities 10 8 86.1 52.1-97.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.9 2.8-47.9
AGE
18-24 301 199 58.5 50.7-65.9 28 11.1 7.1-17.0 11 5.0 2.4-10.1 17 10.3 5.6-18.2 46 15.2 10.4-21.6
25-34 764 620 82.7 79.3-85.6 37 4.6 3.1- 6.8 20 2.1 1.3- 3.4 18 2.1 1.2- 3.5 69 8.4 6.3-11.2
35-44 818 641 80.9 77.5-83.9 31 4.0 2.6- 6.2 15 1.8 0.9- 3.5 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1 125 12.9 10.5-15.7
45-54 409 300 77.6 72.1-82.4 16 2.3 1.3- 4.0 2 0.7 0.1- 4.0 5 2.9 0.8-10.2 86 16.4 12.9-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 272 200 67.3 58.7-74.9 21 8.5 4.9-14.4 9 4.4 1.8-10.3 8 7.3 3.1-16.5 34 12.4 8.0-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 709 532 76.2 72.0-79.9 34 5.4 3.6- 7.9 17 2.2 1.3- 4.0 22 3.8 2.1- 6.9 104 12.4 9.9-15.5
Some Post-H.S. 686 536 80.0 76.2-83.3 30 4.3 2.8- 6.5 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8 8 1.2 0.6- 2.6 102 13.1 10.3-16.4
College Graduate 623 492 82.2 78.6-85.4 27 3.4 2.2- 5.3 12 1.7 0.9- 3.2 8 1.2 0.5- 2.9 84 11.4 8.9-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 143 60.8 52.9-68.2 21 9.4 5.3-16.2 8 4.6 1.9-10.7 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 66 23.8 18.1-30.5
$15,000- 24,999 426 286 67.5 60.9-73.5 35 9.2 6.0-13.7 15 2.7 1.6- 4.6 13 5.9 2.6-12.8 77 14.7 10.8-19.8
$25,000- 34,999 309 235 77.2 71.2-82.3 17 5.6 3.2- 9.8 7 2.6 1.1- 6.0 7 2.5 1.2- 5.5 43 12.1 8.5-16.9
$35,000- 49,999 355 297 83.3 77.9-87.6 14 4.0 2.0- 7.7 3 0.8 0.3- 2.8 7 2.8 1.2- 6.5 34 9.1 6.1-13.3
$50,000-74,999 299 259 88.7 84.1-92.1 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4 5 1.2 0.5- 2.9 6 1.9 0.7- 5.0 21 5.3 3.2- 8.6
$75,000+ 301 276 91.3 86.6-94.5 3 0.6 0.1- 2.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 20 6.8 4.1-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 546 379 68.8 63.4-73.7 37 7.6 5.2-11.0 21 3.8 2.3- 6.3 9 2.7 1.0- 7.2 100 17.1 13.4-21.7
No 1,734 1,373 80.1 77.5-82.4 74 4.2 3.1- 5.7 26 1.7 1.0- 2.8 37 3.1 1.9- 5.0 224 10.9 9.4-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 191 147 79.9 72.9-85.5 8 3.9 1.8- 8.1 5 3.3 1.2- 9.1 4 2.2 0.7- 6.6 27 10.7 6.9-16.0
Non-Veteran 1,983 1,515 76.4 73.8-78.8 101 5.4 4.2- 6.8 39 2.1 1.4- 3.2 38 3.1 1.9- 4.9 290 13.0 11.3-15.0
Currently Serving 118 98 87.6 80.3-92.5 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 4 2.9 0.9- 8.3 9 5.4 2.5-11.4

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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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