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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior

In the past five years, have you been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,079 242 4.0 3.4- 4.7 5,837 96.0 95.3-96.6
GENDER
Male 2,362 77 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,285 96.6 95.6-97.4
Female 3,717 165 4.6 3.8- 5.5 3,552 95.4 94.5-96.2
RACE
White 4,310 119 2.8 2.2- 3.4 4,191 97.2 96.6-97.8
African American 1,096 102 9.8 7.8-12.2 994 90.2 87.8-92.2
Asian 54 0 0.0 . - . 54 100 . - .
Native American 120 5 3.2 1.2- 8.1 115 96.8 91.9-98.8
Other Minorities 467 13 2.4 1.2- 4.9 454 97.6 95.1-98.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 479 12 2.2 1.0- 4.7 467 97.8 95.3-99.0
-English Speaking 157 6 5.1 1.7-14.2 151 94.9 85.8-98.3
-Spanish Speaking 322 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 316 98.8 97.1-99.5
Non-Hispanic 5,597 230 4.2 3.6- 4.9 5,367 95.8 95.1-96.4
AGE
18-24 664 76 11.4 8.8-14.8 588 88.6 85.2-91.2
25-34 2,074 100 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,974 95.2 93.9-96.2
35-44 2,280 50 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,230 98.0 97.2-98.6
45-54 1,061 16 1.0 0.5- 1.7 1,045 99.0 98.3-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 736 56 6.9 5.1- 9.5 680 93.1 90.5-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,707 71 4.4 3.3- 5.8 1,636 95.6 94.2-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,642 64 3.6 2.6- 4.8 1,578 96.4 95.2-97.4
College Graduate 1,991 51 2.7 1.9- 3.7 1,940 97.3 96.3-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 465 55 9.7 7.1-13.3 410 90.3 86.7-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 953 57 6.1 4.4- 8.3 896 93.9 91.7-95.6
$25,000- 34,999 774 39 5.4 3.8- 7.8 735 94.6 92.2-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 917 16 1.9 1.0- 3.3 901 98.1 96.7-99.0
$50,000-74,999 935 15 1.9 1.1- 3.3 920 98.1 96.7-98.9
$75,000+ 1,089 14 1.4 0.7- 2.7 1,075 98.6 97.3-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,246 78 5.5 4.2- 7.1 1,168 94.5 92.9-95.8
No 4,810 163 3.6 3.0- 4.4 4,647 96.4 95.6-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 407 12 2.2 1.2- 4.2 395 97.8 95.8-98.8
Non-Veteran 5,538 220 4.1 3.5- 4.8 5,318 95.9 95.2-96.5
Currently Serving 133 10 5.0 2.6- 9.6 123 95.0 90.4-97.4

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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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