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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual Behavior

During the past twelve months, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?

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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%)
North Carolina 6,909 5,310 78.1 76.8-79.3 341 4.7 4.1- 5.3 139 2.1 1.7- 2.6 131 2.4 1.9- 3.0 988 12.8 11.8-13.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 173 144 85.4 78.5-90.4 6 3.3 1.2- 8.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 20 10.0 6.1-16.1
Buncombe 162 124 77.4 69.5-83.7 11 8.0 4.1-15.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4 4 2.3 0.8- 6.1 21 11.0 7.0-16.8
Cabarrus 210 168 80.1 73.3-85.5 9 4.7 2.3- 9.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 4 3.0 0.9- 9.2 28 11.8 7.9-17.3
Catawba 160 125 79.5 71.1-86.0 10 4.5 2.2- 9.2 2 2.9 0.7-10.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 22 12.7 7.7-20.1
Cumberland 228 167 74.5 67.3-80.5 11 4.5 2.4- 8.3 9 4.6 1.8-11.0 6 2.8 1.1- 6.7 35 13.7 9.5-19.3
Davidson 174 136 82.3 75.4-87.6 12 6.4 3.3-11.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 24 10.0 6.4-15.4
Durham 218 151 72.5 64.8-79.0 21 8.0 4.3-14.4 7 4.1 1.6-10.1 6 2.4 1.0- 5.5 33 13.0 8.8-18.7
Forsyth 202 148 77.9 71.1-83.5 12 6.0 3.0-11.6 3 1.5 0.4- 5.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 37 13.8 9.7-19.2
Gaston 163 122 75.0 66.9-81.7 7 4.9 2.2-10.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 7 4.5 2.0- 9.9 26 14.6 9.6-21.5
Guilford 171 129 77.7 70.0-83.8 9 5.3 2.5-10.7 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5 24 12.8 8.1-19.6
Iredell 200 159 82.7 76.2-87.7 8 2.7 1.2- 6.1 8 3.5 1.6- 7.4 4 1.7 0.5- 5.2 21 9.4 5.8-15.0
Johnston 229 187 82.0 75.5-87.1 7 3.7 1.6- 8.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 5 2.3 0.9- 5.9 27 10.8 7.0-16.4
Mecklenburg 340 262 80.1 75.0-84.4 16 3.5 2.1- 5.7 7 2.2 0.9- 4.9 7 2.7 1.0- 6.9 48 11.6 8.4-15.7
New Hanover 165 126 78.3 70.0-84.8 9 5.6 2.6-11.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2 4 3.3 1.1- 9.6 22 11.6 6.9-18.7
Onslow 223 180 81.1 74.7-86.3 8 2.8 1.4- 5.7 4 2.8 1.0- 7.3 4 2.4 0.8- 7.0 27 10.9 7.1-16.2
Orange 220 171 77.2 69.9-83.1 12 5.8 3.0-11.0 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4 4 2.0 0.7- 5.9 30 13.6 9.0-20.0
Pitt 213 154 74.7 67.2-81.0 11 5.1 2.3-10.9 4 3.0 0.9- 9.0 8 5.1 2.4-10.8 36 12.0 8.3-17.1
Randolph 154 116 78.3 70.3-84.6 6 4.1 1.6-10.5 5 3.0 1.1- 7.9 4 1.7 0.6- 5.0 23 12.9 8.3-19.5
Robeson 171 138 83.4 76.3-88.8 6 3.6 1.3- 9.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 22 9.4 5.8-14.8
Rowan 214 160 76.8 69.8-82.7 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 5 3.1 1.1- 8.2 3 2.6 0.7- 8.9 32 11.8 8.0-17.1
Union 218 178 82.3 75.7-87.5 6 3.3 1.2- 8.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 32 13.8 9.4-19.7
Wake 351 261 73.3 67.3-78.6 12 2.4 1.3- 4.3 8 2.4 1.0- 5.5 9 3.9 1.8- 8.3 61 18.0 13.6-23.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 147 119 81.0 71.1-88.1 11 6.9 3.4-13.4 2 1.4 0.3- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 15 10.6 5.1-20.7
Northeast Partnership II 169 138 82.0 73.7-88.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 4 3.6 1.1-11.4 2 1.3 0.3- 6.0 23 12.6 7.7-19.9
Northeast Partnership I 151 111 75.3 66.0-82.7 10 9.2 4.3-18.3 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 2 1.9 0.4- 8.9 25 12.8 8.1-19.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 143 109 80.1 72.1-86.3 6 3.0 1.2- 7.7 3 1.6 0.5- 5.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 24 13.5 8.8-20.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 223 167 73.7 65.7-80.4 16 7.4 4.1-13.2 4 1.4 0.5- 4.3 6 6.1 2.3-15.0 30 11.3 7.7-16.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 157 112 76.8 69.1-83.1 7 3.2 1.4- 7.1 4 2.4 0.9- 6.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 32 16.9 11.5-24.3
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 183 143 82.5 76.0-87.6 6 3.3 1.3- 8.1 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 4 2.4 0.9- 6.6 28 11.1 7.3-16.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 177 137 78.8 70.0-85.6 3 3.1 0.8-10.8 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3 3 3.9 0.9-15.5 31 12.3 8.3-18.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 243 184 76.2 69.3-82.0 12 4.7 2.4- 9.3 7 2.6 1.2- 5.6 8 3.3 1.5- 7.1 32 13.1 8.7-19.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 165 129 79.6 72.2-85.4 11 6.6 3.4-12.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4 20 11.4 7.2-17.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 148 113 78.9 70.6-85.4 8 6.3 2.8-13.7 8 3.5 1.7- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 19 11.3 6.8-18.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 199 169 86.5 79.8-91.2 6 2.0 0.7- 5.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 21 10.2 6.0-16.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 245 173 74.0 66.6-80.2 20 6.8 3.9-11.6 9 3.8 1.7- 8.6 6 2.0 0.7- 5.5 37 13.4 8.9-19.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 371 288 78.6 72.6-83.6 16 4.3 2.3- 7.8 9 2.7 1.1- 6.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.8 54 13.1 9.1-18.6
No 6,538 5,022 78.0 76.7-79.3 325 4.7 4.1- 5.4 130 2.1 1.7- 2.6 127 2.4 1.9- 3.1 934 12.7 11.8-13.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,292 1,760 77.3 75.0-79.5 112 5.1 4.0- 6.4 48 2.2 1.5- 3.2 46 3.0 1.9- 4.6 326 12.4 10.9-14.1
Piedmont 3,919 3,016 78.3 76.5-79.9 183 4.1 3.4- 4.9 72 2.0 1.5- 2.7 73 2.3 1.7- 3.1 575 13.4 12.0-14.8
Western NC 698 534 78.8 74.8-82.2 46 6.2 4.4- 8.7 19 2.4 1.3- 4.4 12 1.6 0.8- 3.1 87 11.1 8.5-14.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 396 290 75.7 70.1-80.6 29 6.3 4.0- 9.6 11 3.3 1.5- 6.8 10 2.2 1.0- 4.6 56 12.6 9.0-17.3
Northwest 1,320 1,021 80.9 78.3-83.3 76 5.0 3.8- 6.6 27 1.6 1.0- 2.5 16 1.3 0.7- 2.2 180 11.2 9.4-13.3
Charlotte 1,071 843 80.3 77.2-83.0 43 3.8 2.7- 5.3 15 1.7 0.9- 3.1 19 1.9 1.1- 3.2 151 12.4 10.2-15.0
Greensboro 864 681 80.3 76.7-83.4 36 4.4 2.9- 6.6 17 1.8 1.1- 3.2 13 1.4 0.7- 2.6 117 12.1 9.6-15.1
Southern Regional 734 560 77.3 73.1-81.0 33 4.2 2.8- 6.2 15 2.3 1.1- 4.7 22 4.3 2.2- 7.9 104 12.0 9.6-14.9
Coastal 317 230 73.9 67.4-79.5 19 7.3 4.0-12.9 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9 6 3.1 1.1- 8.5 54 13.9 10.2-18.7
Wake 1,045 791 75.2 71.4-78.6 46 3.5 2.4- 5.0 21 2.3 1.3- 4.1 25 3.6 2.1- 6.1 162 15.4 12.6-18.7
Area L 234 178 78.9 72.4-84.2 13 5.5 2.9-10.3 6 1.6 0.6- 4.1 2 1.4 0.3- 7.1 35 12.6 8.7-17.8
Eastern 877 677 78.0 74.4-81.3 44 5.7 3.9- 8.4 18 2.7 1.5- 4.6 15 1.7 0.9- 2.9 123 11.9 9.5-14.7

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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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