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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-MALES

How many new sex partners did you have during the past twelve months?

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  Total
Respond.^
One partner Two partners Three partners Four or more partners None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,300 246 10.4 8.9-12.1 112 4.9 3.9- 6.3 43 1.7 1.2- 2.5 59 2.4 1.6- 3.4 1,840 80.6 78.4-82.5
RACE
White 1,645 161 8.9 7.4-10.7 68 3.4 2.6- 4.5 22 1.1 0.6- 2.0 33 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,361 85.0 82.9-86.9
African American 370 53 12.9 9.5-17.3 23 7.0 4.1-11.7 12 2.8 1.4- 5.7 11 3.4 1.8- 6.6 271 73.8 68.0-78.9
Asian 24 2 9.6 2.4-31.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.3 1.0-37.3 1 2.7 0.4-17.0 20 80.4 56.2-92.9
Native American 39 2 5.4 1.0-24.1 2 3.0 0.5-16.0 2 5.4 1.3-19.4 3 5.9 1.8-17.3 30 80.3 63.2-90.7
Other Minorities 211 26 15.5 9.7-23.8 18 10.7 6.3-17.7 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4 11 5.4 2.3-12.4 150 66.0 57.0-74.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 215 27 16.0 10.2-24.3 15 9.6 5.4-16.6 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4 10 4.9 1.9-12.0 157 67.1 58.1-75.0
-English Speaking 57 10 21.7 11.5-37.3 1 3.7 0.5-21.8 2 3.2 0.7-12.7 3 7.0 1.6-25.5 41 64.3 48.2-77.7
-Spanish Speaking 158 17 14.3 7.9-24.6 14 11.3 6.1-19.9 4 2.1 0.8- 5.8 7 4.3 1.3-13.5 116 67.9 57.2-77.0
Non-Hispanic 2,084 219 9.6 8.2-11.2 97 4.2 3.3- 5.4 37 1.6 1.0- 2.4 49 2.0 1.4- 2.8 1,682 82.6 80.6-84.4
AGE
18-24 255 38 18.8 12.8-26.8 33 15.0 10.0-21.9 15 6.2 3.3-11.3 28 11.3 6.8-18.2 141 48.7 40.9-56.5
25-34 761 86 10.7 8.3-13.7 33 4.4 2.8- 6.8 14 1.5 0.8- 2.8 18 1.7 1.0- 2.9 610 81.7 78.1-84.8
35-44 890 89 8.7 6.9-11.0 35 3.3 2.2- 5.0 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0 748 86.7 84.1-89.0
45-54 394 33 7.0 4.7-10.4 11 1.5 0.7- 3.0 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5 341 90.0 86.4-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 326 39 14.8 10.0-21.2 30 9.7 6.2-14.9 8 2.6 1.2- 5.8 15 4.4 2.4- 8.2 234 68.4 61.4-74.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 673 72 9.9 7.6-12.9 34 6.1 4.0- 9.3 11 1.3 0.5- 2.9 20 2.7 1.3- 5.5 536 80.0 75.8-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 581 65 10.9 8.2-14.3 23 3.8 2.4- 5.9 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3 13 2.4 1.2- 4.6 468 81.2 77.2-84.7
College Graduate 720 70 8.1 6.1-10.6 25 2.1 1.3- 3.2 12 1.5 0.7- 3.2 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9 602 87.4 84.5-89.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 34 25.8 16.7-37.7 5 3.1 1.1- 8.6 8 4.6 1.9-10.6 9 6.9 2.4-18.0 89 59.6 48.0-70.3
$15,000- 24,999 331 35 10.2 7.0-14.6 24 7.4 4.4-12.1 11 2.8 1.4- 5.2 10 2.8 1.2- 6.5 251 76.8 70.8-81.9
$25,000- 34,999 281 28 7.8 5.1-11.8 23 8.1 5.0-12.9 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 9 2.5 1.3- 4.9 215 80.2 74.5-84.9
$35,000- 49,999 376 42 9.9 7.0-13.8 15 2.8 1.5- 5.2 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5 10 2.6 1.2- 5.3 302 83.2 78.5-87.0
$50,000-74,999 396 48 11.1 8.0-15.3 12 2.1 1.1- 4.2 6 1.8 0.6- 5.2 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6 325 84.0 79.3-87.8
$75,000+ 456 32 7.2 4.8-10.7 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 411 90.7 87.0-93.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 454 59 12.6 9.5-16.5 29 6.2 3.9- 9.7 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2 14 3.6 1.6- 7.9 342 76.0 70.8-80.6
No 1,836 186 10.0 8.3-11.9 81 4.5 3.4- 6.0 33 1.7 1.1- 2.7 45 2.1 1.4- 3.0 1,491 81.7 79.3-83.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 312 33 8.9 6.0-12.8 12 2.7 1.5- 5.1 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 6 1.8 0.7- 4.4 256 85.5 80.9-89.2
Non-Veteran 1,881 201 10.7 9.0-12.7 98 5.5 4.2- 7.0 35 1.8 1.2- 2.7 50 2.5 1.7- 3.7 1,497 79.6 77.1-81.8
Currently Serving 106 11 9.1 4.7-16.8 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7 3 1.9 0.5- 6.9 87 86.0 77.8-91.6

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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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