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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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
-Mecklenburg County 340 262 80.1 75.0-84.4 16 3.5 2.1- 5.7 7 2.2 0.9- 4.9 7 2.7 1.0- 6.9 48 11.6 8.4-15.7
GENDER
Male 127 96 78.2 69.2-85.1 9 4.5 2.3- 8.7 4 3.5 1.2- 9.5 4 3.6 0.9-13.0 14 10.2 5.8-17.4
Female 213 166 81.8 75.7-86.6 7 2.6 1.1- 5.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 3 1.9 0.5- 6.5 34 12.7 8.8-18.1
RACE
White 221 177 84.5 79.2-88.7 9 3.0 1.5- 5.8 4 1.7 0.5- 5.1 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 26 9.2 6.1-13.8
Other 118 85 72.7 62.2-81.1 7 4.3 1.9- 9.2 3 3.0 0.9- 9.7 2 4.6 1.1-17.2 21 15.4 9.5-24.1
AGE
18-44 292 227 81.1 75.9-85.5 12 2.9 1.6- 5.2 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 5 1.7 0.6- 4.6 41 11.7 8.3-16.3
45+ 48 35 73.8 55.5-86.4 4 6.8 2.4-18.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.5 1.4-37.1 7 10.9 4.8-22.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 80 59 74.8 62.2-84.3 6 4.4 1.9-10.2 2 2.6 0.5-11.1 2 4.2 0.7-20.7 11 14.0 7.3-25.0
Some College + 260 203 82.3 77.1-86.6 10 3.0 1.6- 5.8 5 2.0 0.8- 5.2 5 2.0 0.7- 5.5 37 10.6 7.5-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 100 71.0 61.8-78.8 11 5.7 3.1-10.3 4 3.1 1.0- 8.6 6 6.1 2.3-15.4 25 14.1 9.0-21.5
$50,000+ 143 123 89.2 82.9-93.3 4 2.2 0.8- 6.2 3 2.1 0.6- 7.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 12 6.2 3.3-11.3

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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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