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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,979 1,305 22.4 21.1-23.8 4,674 77.6 76.2-78.9
GENDER
Male 2,321 595 26.0 23.8-28.4 1,726 74.0 71.6-76.2
Female 3,658 710 18.8 17.3-20.4 2,948 81.2 79.6-82.7
RACE
White 4,256 784 18.0 16.6-19.4 3,472 82.0 80.6-83.4
African American 1,071 327 30.7 27.3-34.3 744 69.3 65.7-72.7
Asian 53 31 57.6 40.3-73.1 22 42.4 26.9-59.7
Native American 117 25 18.4 11.7-27.9 92 81.6 72.1-88.3
Other Minorities 457 134 33.9 28.1-40.2 323 66.1 59.8-71.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 468 130 33.4 27.6-39.7 338 66.6 60.3-72.4
-English Speaking 152 40 28.6 20.4-38.5 112 71.4 61.5-79.6
-Spanish Speaking 316 90 35.1 28.0-43.0 226 64.9 57.0-72.0
Non-Hispanic 5,508 1,175 21.1 19.8-22.5 4,333 78.9 77.5-80.2
AGE
18-24 656 301 53.2 48.4-58.0 355 46.8 42.0-51.6
25-34 2,042 501 24.1 21.9-26.5 1,541 75.9 73.5-78.1
35-44 2,245 373 15.3 13.6-17.1 1,872 84.7 82.9-86.4
45-54 1,036 130 11.1 8.9-13.8 906 88.9 86.2-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 728 184 29.8 25.4-34.6 544 70.2 65.4-74.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,682 326 19.9 17.5-22.5 1,356 80.1 77.5-82.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,623 348 21.2 18.8-23.8 1,275 78.8 76.2-81.2
College Graduate 1,944 447 22.3 20.1-24.6 1,497 77.7 75.4-79.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 164 39.4 33.0-46.2 297 60.6 53.8-67.0
$15,000- 24,999 942 258 28.3 24.6-32.4 684 71.7 67.6-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 760 191 23.3 19.9-27.0 569 76.7 73.0-80.1
$35,000- 49,999 903 197 21.2 18.1-24.6 706 78.8 75.4-81.9
$50,000-74,999 928 138 16.7 14.0-19.9 790 83.3 80.1-86.0
$75,000+ 1,072 126 12.2 10.0-14.9 946 87.8 85.1-90.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,230 269 21.4 18.5-24.6 961 78.6 75.4-81.5
No 4,724 1,029 22.6 21.1-24.2 3,695 77.4 75.8-78.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 397 66 13.8 10.4-18.0 331 86.2 82.0-89.6
Non-Veteran 5,449 1,216 23.3 21.8-24.8 4,233 76.7 75.2-78.2
Currently Serving 132 22 15.8 9.8-24.6 110 84.2 75.4-90.2

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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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