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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 176 107 59.2 49.9-67.9 57 35.4 26.9-45.0 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 6 2.7 1.2- 6.4
GENDER
Male 75 42 54.3 40.2-67.8 30 42.8 29.4-57.3 2 1.7 0.4- 7.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
Female 101 65 64.7 54.2-74.0 27 27.0 18.8-37.2 4 3.7 1.3-10.0 5 4.6 1.8-11.4
RACE
White 144 89 59.8 49.2-69.7 46 35.1 25.4-46.2 5 2.5 1.0- 6.1 4 2.6 0.9- 7.2
Other 30 17 56.6 37.3-74.1 10 36.6 20.4-56.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.7 2 3.4 0.8-13.8
AGE
18-44 141 86 58.8 48.2-68.6 46 36.3 26.6-47.3 4 1.9 0.6- 5.2 5 3.1 1.2- 7.5
45+ 35 21 61.1 42.9-76.7 11 31.2 17.4-49.4 2 6.4 1.5-23.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 47 69.7 57.3-79.8 16 23.2 14.3-35.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 5 5.7 2.3-13.7
Some College + 107 60 50.8 38.6-62.9 41 45.2 33.1-58.0 5 3.6 1.4- 9.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 82 44 46.4 33.0-60.3 33 48.5 34.4-62.8 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8 3 3.1 0.9-10.0
$50,000+ 72 46 66.2 54.2-76.5 21 28.1 18.6-39.9 3 3.6 1.1-10.8 2 2.1 0.4- 9.3

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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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