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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 711 353 48.7 44.2-53.3 280 39.3 34.9-43.8 41 6.3 4.4- 9.1 37 5.7 3.9- 8.2
AGE
18-24 91 42 44.7 32.6-57.4 35 41.1 29.2-54.1 6 5.9 2.4-13.7 8 8.3 3.4-18.8
25-34 262 146 54.6 47.2-61.8 98 37.2 30.5-44.5 13 5.5 2.9-10.1 5 2.7 0.9- 7.8
35-44 242 124 50.0 42.3-57.8 90 35.7 28.9-43.2 14 8.0 4.2-14.8 14 6.2 3.4-11.1
45-54 116 41 37.2 26.9-48.9 57 49.3 38.0-60.7 8 5.0 2.4-10.2 10 8.4 4.1-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 27 31.7 20.5-45.6 36 51.1 37.7-64.2 7 9.8 4.1-21.5 7 7.4 2.7-19.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 248 111 44.2 36.8-51.9 106 42.7 35.3-50.5 14 5.2 2.9- 8.9 17 7.9 4.4-13.6
Some Post-H.S. 221 108 47.9 39.8-56.1 91 39.0 31.5-47.1 13 8.8 4.7-15.9 9 4.3 2.1- 8.6
College Graduate 165 107 64.5 55.0-72.9 47 29.2 21.3-38.5 7 2.8 1.1- 6.9 4 3.5 1.2-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 57 49.4 38.5-60.4 46 38.2 28.3-49.2 6 5.4 2.2-12.5 8 6.9 2.9-15.7
$15,000- 24,999 186 87 45.2 36.4-54.3 81 43.3 34.7-52.4 10 6.4 3.2-12.5 8 5.1 2.0-12.5
$25,000- 34,999 122 60 42.6 32.5-53.4 53 48.9 38.0-60.0 8 7.9 3.4-17.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
$35,000- 49,999 89 45 48.2 36.4-60.2 34 38.8 27.8-51.1 3 4.1 1.0-15.2 7 8.9 4.0-18.5
$50,000-74,999 57 33 56.7 40.5-71.6 17 27.1 15.8-42.6 3 8.3 2.0-28.2 4 7.9 2.6-21.4
$75,000+ 46 27 61.3 44.5-75.7 15 31.7 18.5-48.8 2 3.7 0.9-14.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 173 70 39.0 30.7-48.1 78 46.1 37.4-55.1 16 10.0 5.8-16.7 9 4.9 2.4- 9.7
No 533 282 51.8 46.5-57.1 199 37.0 32.1-42.2 24 5.2 3.2- 8.5 28 5.9 3.8- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 17 62.7 38.6-81.8 8 25.9 11.4-48.6 1 8.6 1.2-41.7 1 2.9 0.4-18.2
Non-Veteran 677 332 48.1 43.5-52.8 269 39.8 35.4-44.4 40 6.3 4.3- 9.0 36 5.8 3.9- 8.5
Currently Serving 7 4 43.8 13.7-79.3 3 56.2 20.7-86.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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