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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 34 13 48.0 29.7-66.9 5 10.1 4.0-23.3 16 42.0 24.8-61.3 0 0.0 . - .
Buncombe 32 12 43.2 25.4-63.0 4 9.0 3.3-22.6 15 45.1 27.5-64.1 1 2.6 0.4-16.7
Cabarrus 39 20 52.3 35.1-68.9 2 4.4 1.1-16.3 17 43.3 27.2-60.9 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 21 8 46.5 24.0-70.4 2 6.8 1.6-24.7 10 41.7 20.6-66.4 1 5.0 0.7-28.7
Cumberland 45 18 37.1 22.3-54.8 7 17.7 6.8-38.9 18 43.2 26.3-61.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3
Davidson 27 10 45.2 25.6-66.4 8 24.4 11.4-44.8 7 27.3 12.1-50.7 2 3.1 0.7-12.2
Durham 64 22 32.8 20.6-47.7 7 16.0 5.9-36.6 33 48.7 33.1-64.6 2 2.5 0.6-10.0
Forsyth 43 14 39.1 23.6-57.1 11 22.8 11.9-39.1 18 38.1 23.2-55.8 0 0.0 . - .
Gaston 29 15 46.0 27.9-65.3 0 0.0 . - . 12 49.0 30.2-68.1 2 5.0 1.0-20.8
Guilford 31 7 19.9 8.7-39.3 3 8.8 2.5-26.8 19 66.3 45.6-82.3 2 5.0 1.1-19.5
Iredell 32 14 38.9 22.7-58.1 4 17.4 6.7-38.2 14 43.7 26.1-63.1 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 30 11 25.9 13.1-44.6 2 4.4 0.9-18.9 14 55.9 35.3-74.7 3 13.8 3.8-39.1
Mecklenburg 79 32 42.7 31.0-55.2 3 2.9 0.8-10.1 44 54.4 41.9-66.4 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 30 13 48.3 29.7-67.4 3 8.6 2.1-29.0 11 33.6 17.8-54.3 3 9.4 2.7-28.4
Onslow 30 10 31.0 16.5-50.6 2 6.6 1.6-23.4 16 54.2 35.1-72.1 2 8.2 2.0-27.5
Orange 53 27 49.4 34.2-64.7 4 9.2 2.7-27.0 22 41.4 27.0-57.4 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 57 25 38.6 25.4-53.7 4 5.9 1.9-16.9 26 52.3 37.0-67.1 2 3.2 0.8-12.4
Randolph 24 9 34.8 16.7-58.5 3 9.9 2.7-30.1 10 46.9 24.5-70.6 2 8.5 2.0-29.7
Robeson 41 11 38.7 22.0-58.6 3 3.4 1.0-11.1 27 57.9 38.8-74.9 0 0.0 . - .
Rowan 36 10 36.4 19.3-57.8 4 9.3 3.1-24.4 19 44.0 26.4-63.2 3 10.4 2.8-31.4
Union 33 14 45.8 27.7-65.1 5 17.6 6.2-40.7 12 33.5 17.9-53.7 2 3.1 0.7-12.3
Wake 73 32 43.6 31.4-56.7 7 8.4 3.6-18.5 28 38.9 26.8-52.6 6 9.1 4.0-19.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 19 10 52.7 28.1-76.0 1 2.3 0.3-15.3 8 45.0 22.0-70.3 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast Partnership II 25 5 25.9 10.8-50.3 3 10.1 2.9-29.5 15 58.6 36.2-77.9 2 5.4 1.3-19.8
Northeast Partnership I 32 8 19.4 9.2-36.4 3 6.2 1.9-18.8 19 68.0 49.2-82.3 2 6.4 1.5-23.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 27 9 32.6 16.5-54.1 2 4.1 0.9-15.7 15 61.1 40.1-78.6 1 2.3 0.3-15.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 50 13 20.6 11.3-34.6 6 23.0 10.0-44.6 28 54.6 36.9-71.1 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 28 9 32.6 17.1-53.1 2 8.4 1.7-33.3 16 54.2 34.2-72.9 1 4.8 0.7-27.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 21 6 26.2 11.6-48.9 2 11.6 2.7-38.5 12 57.0 34.2-77.2 1 5.2 0.7-29.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 37 15 34.0 18.8-53.4 2 11.6 2.0-46.0 15 43.2 24.9-63.6 5 11.1 3.7-28.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 39 10 27.7 14.4-46.5 6 7.5 2.8-18.4 19 55.5 37.3-72.4 4 9.3 3.1-24.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 24 8 29.9 14.4-51.9 3 8.3 2.5-24.0 11 53.7 31.9-74.2 2 8.1 1.8-30.6
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 30 15 49.2 28.4-70.2 1 2.6 0.4-16.8 12 40.7 21.8-62.8 2 7.5 1.5-31.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 34 13 35.8 20.5-54.8 4 8.2 2.5-23.5 15 46.5 28.6-65.3 2 9.5 2.3-31.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 42 16 39.1 23.2-57.7 5 9.6 2.9-27.2 21 51.3 32.9-69.4 0 0.0 . - .
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 61 14 23.0 13.2-36.9 7 8.5 3.8-18.1 36 63.0 48.8-75.3 4 5.5 2.0-14.3
No 1,230 470 37.5 34.2-41.0 126 10.1 8.0-12.7 578 48.1 44.5-51.8 56 4.2 3.1- 5.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 431 142 29.7 24.7-35.2 43 11.3 7.2-17.1 222 55.0 48.5-61.3 24 4.1 2.6- 6.3
Piedmont 731 292 40.5 36.1-45.0 77 9.8 7.3-12.9 330 45.0 40.4-49.6 32 4.7 3.1- 7.2
Western NC 129 50 38.5 28.9-49.1 13 8.2 4.1-15.8 62 50.5 39.9-61.1 4 2.8 0.9- 8.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 72 27 40.1 27.2-54.5 8 7.0 2.7-16.6 36 52.0 37.7-66.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
Northwest 222 82 38.8 31.2-47.0 32 12.6 8.6-18.2 98 44.1 36.1-52.4 10 4.5 2.1- 9.2
Charlotte 196 87 44.7 36.5-53.3 12 4.3 2.1- 8.5 92 48.8 40.4-57.3 5 2.2 0.6- 7.5
Greensboro 161 66 37.3 28.6-46.9 17 9.2 4.9-16.7 72 48.0 38.2-58.0 6 5.5 2.3-12.5
Southern Regional 153 47 31.8 23.4-41.7 19 13.5 6.6-25.7 76 50.0 39.2-60.8 11 4.6 2.3- 8.9
Coastal 62 23 33.4 21.6-47.6 8 23.3 10.7-43.4 27 38.0 24.7-53.4 4 5.3 1.8-14.8
Wake 204 78 38.1 30.1-46.8 18 10.9 6.1-18.9 97 44.5 35.9-53.4 11 6.5 3.3-12.4
Area L 51 14 27.3 15.8-43.0 4 6.0 2.1-15.9 30 62.6 47.1-75.9 3 4.0 1.3-12.0
Eastern 156 56 32.2 24.2-41.3 12 6.9 3.2-14.0 80 56.9 47.3-66.0 8 4.1 2.0- 8.2

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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