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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual Behavior

In the past five years, have you been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,079 242 4.0 3.4- 4.7 5,837 96.0 95.3-96.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 156 5 3.7 1.3-10.0 151 96.3 90.0-98.7
Buncombe 144 9 5.0 2.4-10.1 135 95.0 89.9-97.6
Cabarrus 186 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 183 98.0 93.6-99.4
Catawba 142 7 6.0 2.5-14.1 135 94.0 85.9-97.5
Cumberland 196 9 3.6 1.6- 7.8 187 96.4 92.2-98.4
Davidson 154 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 151 98.9 96.1-99.7
Durham 190 10 7.1 3.3-14.9 180 92.9 85.1-96.7
Forsyth 168 8 5.7 2.7-11.5 160 94.3 88.5-97.3
Gaston 138 3 2.9 0.9- 8.8 135 97.1 91.2-99.1
Guilford 151 5 3.0 1.1- 7.8 146 97.0 92.2-98.9
Iredell 180 6 3.9 1.6- 9.1 174 96.1 90.9-98.4
Johnston 207 6 5.2 2.1-12.2 201 94.8 87.8-97.9
Mecklenburg 299 10 3.8 2.0- 7.3 289 96.2 92.7-98.0
New Hanover 149 10 7.7 4.0-14.4 139 92.3 85.6-96.0
Onslow 199 9 5.2 2.7-10.0 190 94.8 90.0-97.3
Orange 191 3 2.8 0.7-11.4 188 97.2 88.6-99.3
Pitt 182 8 5.0 2.3-10.7 174 95.0 89.3-97.7
Randolph 134 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 131 98.8 96.3-99.6
Robeson 154 11 7.2 3.7-13.5 143 92.8 86.5-96.3
Rowan 188 9 4.8 2.4- 9.4 179 95.2 90.6-97.6
Union 191 0 0.0 . - . 191 100 . - .
Wake 302 15 4.0 2.3- 6.9 287 96.0 93.1-97.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 134 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 132 98.6 94.4-99.7
Northeast Partnership II 151 9 6.2 2.9-12.6 142 93.8 87.4-97.1
Northeast Partnership I 131 10 5.5 2.8-10.6 121 94.5 89.4-97.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 125 8 5.3 2.5-11.2 117 94.7 88.8-97.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 199 6 3.8 1.4-10.0 193 96.2 90.0-98.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 132 6 3.2 1.4- 7.5 126 96.8 92.5-98.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 157 8 4.8 2.3-10.0 149 95.2 90.0-97.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 155 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9 152 97.5 92.1-99.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 217 15 6.0 3.4-10.3 202 94.0 89.7-96.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 151 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6 146 96.9 92.4-98.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 134 4 2.6 1.0- 7.0 130 97.4 93.0-99.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 181 6 3.3 1.4- 7.8 175 96.7 92.2-98.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 211 8 3.3 1.5- 7.2 203 96.7 92.8-98.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 328 20 5.0 3.0- 8.2 308 95.0 91.8-97.0
No 5,751 222 3.9 3.4- 4.6 5,529 96.1 95.4-96.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,028 102 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,926 95.2 93.9-96.2
Piedmont 3,425 113 3.6 2.9- 4.5 3,312 96.4 95.5-97.1
Western NC 626 27 3.8 2.5- 5.9 599 96.2 94.1-97.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 346 17 4.0 2.3- 6.9 329 96.0 93.1-97.7
Northwest 1,169 44 4.0 2.8- 5.6 1,125 96.0 94.4-97.2
Charlotte 938 23 3.3 2.1- 5.2 915 96.7 94.8-97.9
Greensboro 764 21 2.8 1.7- 4.8 743 97.2 95.2-98.3
Southern Regional 650 34 4.0 2.7- 5.8 616 96.0 94.2-97.3
Coastal 274 17 7.9 4.4-13.7 257 92.1 86.3-95.6
Wake 908 37 4.4 3.0- 6.4 871 95.6 93.6-97.0
Area L 209 21 9.2 5.7-14.6 188 90.8 85.4-94.3
Eastern 771 27 2.7 1.8- 4.1 744 97.3 95.9-98.2

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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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