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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-MALES

Some people use condoms to keep from getting infected with HIV through sexual activity.
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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 2,348 1,166 47.8 45.3-50.3 981 43.2 40.7-45.7 94 4.6 3.6- 5.8 107 4.4 3.5- 5.5
RACE
White 1,669 823 47.1 44.3-50.0 718 44.7 41.8-47.6 62 4.2 3.2- 5.5 66 4.0 3.0- 5.3
African American 382 189 45.9 40.0-51.8 149 42.8 37.0-48.9 21 6.1 3.8- 9.7 23 5.2 3.3- 8.3
Asian 28 21 75.5 53.9-89.0 3 12.8 3.8-35.8 2 7.9 1.9-27.8 2 3.8 0.9-14.7
Native American 39 17 44.1 26.4-63.4 20 52.1 33.2-70.4 1 2.8 0.4-17.4 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
Other Minorities 218 110 51.2 42.7-59.5 86 38.2 30.3-46.6 7 4.7 2.1-10.1 15 6.0 3.3-10.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 219 106 49.8 41.5-58.2 93 40.2 32.3-48.6 7 4.8 2.1-10.2 13 5.2 2.7- 9.8
-English Speaking 57 26 47.2 32.9-62.0 23 38.0 24.9-53.1 4 8.5 2.9-22.0 4 6.3 2.0-18.6
-Spanish Speaking 162 80 50.6 40.8-60.3 70 40.8 31.6-50.8 3 3.7 1.2-10.8 9 4.9 2.2-10.4
Non-Hispanic 2,128 1,060 47.5 45.0-50.1 887 43.6 41.1-46.2 87 4.6 3.6- 5.8 94 4.3 3.4- 5.4
AGE
18-24 262 126 41.8 34.6-49.5 113 50.2 42.6-57.9 14 4.7 2.5- 8.8 9 3.2 1.5- 7.0
25-34 781 418 53.7 49.4-57.9 312 39.5 35.4-43.7 25 3.8 2.4- 6.0 26 3.0 1.9- 4.8
35-44 902 434 45.4 41.5-49.3 388 44.5 40.6-48.5 38 5.1 3.6- 7.3 42 5.0 3.5- 7.0
45-54 403 188 45.8 40.0-51.8 168 42.1 36.3-48.0 17 4.9 2.9- 8.0 30 7.2 4.8-10.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 333 155 47.8 41.1-54.6 130 37.5 31.2-44.3 16 5.8 3.3-10.1 32 8.9 5.9-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 690 305 42.4 38.0-47.0 311 47.2 42.7-51.8 38 5.7 4.0- 8.1 36 4.6 3.2- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 586 282 46.1 41.3-51.0 261 46.7 41.9-51.6 21 3.8 2.4- 6.1 22 3.4 2.1- 5.4
College Graduate 739 424 54.3 49.9-58.6 279 39.7 35.5-44.1 19 3.4 2.1- 5.7 17 2.6 1.5- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 66 42.3 31.9-53.5 59 45.9 35.1-57.1 10 5.3 2.7-10.1 13 6.5 3.3-12.7
$15,000- 24,999 336 157 46.1 39.5-52.8 147 43.7 37.2-50.4 14 5.4 2.9- 9.7 18 4.9 2.8- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 290 141 47.9 41.2-54.7 130 43.9 37.3-50.8 11 4.7 2.4- 8.9 8 3.5 1.6- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 377 185 45.6 39.7-51.6 165 47.1 41.1-53.1 16 4.7 2.7- 8.0 11 2.6 1.3- 5.4
$50,000-74,999 402 178 41.4 36.0-47.1 193 50.3 44.7-56.0 16 4.9 2.8- 8.4 15 3.3 1.9- 5.7
$75,000+ 459 268 57.8 52.4-63.1 160 34.9 29.9-40.2 14 3.5 2.0- 6.1 17 3.8 2.3- 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 463 205 42.2 36.8-47.9 211 48.7 43.0-54.3 19 4.1 2.4- 6.7 28 5.1 3.3- 7.6
No 1,873 957 49.3 46.5-52.0 767 42.0 39.2-44.7 71 4.5 3.4- 5.9 78 4.3 3.3- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 319 146 43.2 36.9-49.8 141 45.4 39.0-51.9 15 6.2 3.6-10.7 17 5.2 3.0- 8.8
Non-Veteran 1,923 964 48.5 45.8-51.3 801 43.0 40.2-45.7 71 4.1 3.1- 5.3 87 4.4 3.5- 5.6
Currently Serving 105 56 47.5 37.0-58.2 39 40.4 30.2-51.5 8 10.3 4.9-20.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1

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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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