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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior

The last time you had sexual intercourse, was the condom usedů

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  Total
Respond.^
Prevent Pregnancy Prevent diseases Both Preg. and Disease Other reason
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,291 484 36.9 33.7-40.3 133 10.0 8.0-12.6 614 48.7 45.2-52.3 60 4.3 3.2- 5.8
GENDER
Male 588 203 32.5 28.1-37.3 50 10.3 7.3-14.4 310 52.9 47.7-58.1 25 4.3 2.7- 6.6
Female 703 281 42.9 38.4-47.4 83 9.7 7.4-12.5 304 43.1 38.6-47.7 35 4.3 2.9- 6.5
RACE
White 779 365 48.7 44.3-53.0 60 6.0 4.3- 8.2 320 40.8 36.6-45.2 34 4.5 3.0- 6.9
African American 321 46 14.5 10.4-19.8 45 13.7 9.4-19.4 211 66.9 60.1-73.0 19 5.0 3.0- 8.3
Asian 31 19 59.8 39.0-77.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 10 35.7 18.8-57.2 1 3.9 0.5-23.2
Native American 24 5 25.2 9.6-51.7 4 13.1 4.1-34.7 15 61.7 37.5-81.2 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 132 48 27.5 19.7-37.1 23 20.2 12.2-31.7 55 49.5 38.0-61.1 6 2.8 1.1- 6.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 45 27.2 19.3-36.9 25 21.8 13.4-33.5 54 48.5 36.9-60.3 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4
-English Speaking 40 15 33.5 19.1-51.8 6 21.2 8.0-45.5 18 44.0 26.7-62.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7
-Spanish Speaking 89 30 25.2 16.4-36.7 19 22.0 12.4-36.0 36 49.9 35.9-64.0 4 2.8 0.9- 8.2
Non-Hispanic 1,162 439 38.7 35.3-42.3 108 7.9 6.2-10.0 560 48.8 45.2-52.4 55 4.6 3.4- 6.4
AGE
18-24 299 86 22.7 17.8-28.6 22 8.0 4.6-13.8 185 67.1 60.2-73.4 6 2.1 0.9- 4.8
25-34 497 203 44.3 38.9-49.8 45 9.9 6.5-14.7 226 41.4 36.1-46.9 23 4.5 2.7- 7.4
35-44 370 152 43.5 37.3-49.9 44 10.4 7.2-14.8 157 41.2 35.1-47.6 17 4.9 2.8- 8.6
45-54 125 43 36.9 26.2-49.1 22 17.3 10.5-27.1 46 35.8 24.6-48.8 14 10.0 5.2-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 42 18.5 13.0-25.7 28 18.2 11.4-27.8 99 58.3 48.6-67.4 13 5.0 2.7- 9.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 322 94 28.3 22.7-34.7 31 8.5 5.3-13.3 181 59.1 52.1-65.7 16 4.1 2.3- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 343 114 33.3 27.6-39.6 41 10.2 7.1-14.6 175 51.9 45.4-58.3 13 4.5 2.3- 8.6
College Graduate 444 234 57.8 52.0-63.4 33 6.0 3.8- 9.6 159 32.3 27.2-37.9 18 3.8 2.1- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 33 18.7 12.2-27.7 22 11.6 6.8-19.1 103 66.2 55.7-75.3 5 3.4 1.3- 8.9
$15,000- 24,999 254 60 24.4 18.5-31.4 45 21.1 14.3-29.9 135 51.1 42.8-59.3 14 3.5 1.9- 6.3
$25,000- 34,999 190 64 31.8 24.7-39.9 15 6.8 3.5-12.6 101 57.2 48.8-65.3 10 4.2 2.0- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 194 88 46.2 37.8-54.8 22 11.0 6.6-17.7 79 39.2 31.1-47.9 5 3.6 1.3- 9.9
$50,000-74,999 136 81 58.5 48.3-68.0 6 2.8 1.1- 7.0 38 28.1 19.8-38.2 11 10.6 5.5-19.5
$75,000+ 125 87 63.9 52.6-73.8 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4 32 32.1 22.5-43.4 2 2.3 0.5-10.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 265 72 26.8 20.7-33.9 35 11.9 8.1-17.2 143 55.3 47.5-62.9 15 6.0 3.4-10.4
No 1,019 411 39.5 35.7-43.3 98 9.7 7.3-12.6 465 46.9 42.9-51.0 45 3.9 2.7- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 29 44.3 30.6-58.9 4 6.2 1.9-18.1 29 45.0 31.2-59.5 3 4.6 1.2-15.7
Non-Veteran 1,203 443 36.1 32.7-39.5 128 10.4 8.2-13.0 577 49.4 45.7-53.1 55 4.2 3.1- 5.8
Currently Serving 22 12 68.5 44.7-85.4 1 2.0 0.3-13.6 7 21.4 8.9-43.3 2 8.1 1.4-35.8

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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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