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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual Behavior

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,979 1,305 22.4 21.1-23.8 4,674 77.6 76.2-78.9
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 155 34 18.4 12.7-26.0 121 81.6 74.0-87.3
Buncombe 143 32 22.2 15.5-30.7 111 77.8 69.3-84.5
Cabarrus 181 39 20.1 14.5-27.2 142 79.9 72.8-85.5
Catawba 141 21 14.5 8.9-22.6 120 85.5 77.4-91.1
Cumberland 194 46 26.2 19.1-34.7 148 73.8 65.3-80.9
Davidson 153 27 17.4 11.6-25.4 126 82.6 74.6-88.4
Durham 188 64 32.6 24.7-41.5 124 67.4 58.5-75.3
Forsyth 168 44 25.0 18.3-33.1 124 75.0 66.9-81.7
Gaston 137 30 22.3 15.5-30.9 107 77.7 69.1-84.5
Guilford 146 33 25.6 17.6-35.7 113 74.4 64.3-82.4
Iredell 179 34 19.3 13.5-26.9 145 80.7 73.1-86.5
Johnston 201 30 14.2 9.4-20.8 171 85.8 79.2-90.6
Mecklenburg 298 80 25.8 20.7-31.8 218 74.2 68.2-79.3
New Hanover 148 30 19.6 13.5-27.7 118 80.4 72.3-86.5
Onslow 195 30 14.8 10.1-21.0 165 85.2 79.0-89.9
Orange 189 53 28.6 21.7-36.7 136 71.4 63.3-78.3
Pitt 179 57 32.3 24.9-40.7 122 67.7 59.3-75.1
Randolph 132 24 22.7 14.7-33.4 108 77.3 66.6-85.3
Robeson 152 42 30.9 22.7-40.5 110 69.1 59.5-77.3
Rowan 187 36 19.4 13.5-27.2 151 80.6 72.8-86.5
Union 184 33 16.5 11.3-23.4 151 83.5 76.6-88.7
Wake 288 74 25.3 19.9-31.4 214 74.7 68.6-80.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 133 19 12.7 7.7-20.2 114 87.3 79.8-92.3
Northeast Partnership II 148 25 18.4 12.0-27.1 123 81.6 72.9-88.0
Northeast Partnership I 127 32 24.4 16.8-34.0 95 75.6 66.0-83.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 122 29 24.2 16.6-34.0 93 75.8 66.0-83.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 195 50 30.6 23.0-39.4 145 69.4 60.6-77.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 130 28 19.6 13.3-28.0 102 80.4 72.0-86.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 155 21 13.1 8.3-20.0 134 86.9 80.0-91.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 148 38 30.7 21.9-41.2 110 69.3 58.8-78.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 216 40 17.6 12.4-24.3 176 82.4 75.7-87.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 149 24 14.2 9.1-21.4 125 85.8 78.6-90.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 130 30 22.1 14.7-31.8 100 77.9 68.2-85.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 179 34 18.2 12.6-25.4 145 81.8 74.6-87.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 209 42 19.9 14.0-27.5 167 80.1 72.5-86.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 321 61 17.9 13.6-23.2 260 82.1 76.8-86.4
No 5,658 1,244 22.6 21.2-24.1 4,414 77.4 75.9-78.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,994 435 23.4 20.9-26.0 1,559 76.6 74.0-79.1
Piedmont 3,369 741 22.5 20.7-24.4 2,628 77.5 75.6-79.3
Western NC 616 129 20.0 16.4-24.1 487 80.0 75.9-83.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 343 72 20.4 15.6-26.2 271 79.6 73.8-84.4
Northwest 1,158 224 18.6 16.0-21.5 934 81.4 78.5-84.0
Charlotte 924 198 21.9 18.8-25.3 726 78.1 74.7-81.2
Greensboro 750 164 21.7 18.2-25.7 586 78.3 74.3-81.8
Southern Regional 640 156 26.1 21.8-30.9 484 73.9 69.1-78.2
Coastal 272 62 25.3 19.3-32.4 210 74.7 67.6-80.7
Wake 882 206 24.7 21.1-28.6 676 75.3 71.4-78.9
Area L 201 52 25.5 19.3-32.9 149 74.5 67.1-80.7
Eastern 760 156 19.8 16.6-23.5 604 80.2 76.5-83.4

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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, 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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