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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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
-Mecklenburg County 296 29 9.1 6.1-13.4 12 3.5 1.8- 6.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 253 86.7 82.0-90.3
GENDER
Male 115 15 10.9 6.2-18.3 8 5.2 2.4-11.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 91 83.1 74.8-89.0
Female 181 14 7.6 4.3-12.9 4 1.9 0.7- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 162 90.0 84.3-93.8
RACE
White 199 15 5.7 3.3- 9.6 10 4.0 2.0- 7.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 172 89.3 84.3-92.9
Other 97 14 15.5 9.0-25.5 2 2.6 0.6-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 81 81.8 71.4-89.0
AGE
18-44 255 26 9.4 6.2-14.1 11 3.9 2.0- 7.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 216 85.9 80.6-89.9
45+ 41 3 7.4 2.3-21.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 37 91.9 78.6-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 10 14.0 7.1-25.7 3 3.6 1.0-12.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 56 82.5 70.4-90.3
Some College + 227 19 7.2 4.5-11.4 9 3.5 1.7- 7.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 197 88.4 83.4-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 122 14 11.0 6.3-18.5 5 3.7 1.4- 9.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 101 83.6 75.3-89.5
$50,000+ 133 10 5.5 2.9-10.5 7 4.5 1.9-10.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 116 89.9 83.6-94.0

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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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