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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 5,977 634 10.2 9.3-11.2 187 3.3 2.8- 4.0 65 1.1 0.8- 1.4 72 1.5 1.1- 2.0 5,019 83.9 82.7-85.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,792 484 9.4 8.4-10.5 126 2.5 2.0- 3.1 48 1.0 0.7- 1.4 38 0.8 0.6- 1.2 4,096 86.3 85.0-87.5
No 1,179 150 13.3 10.9-16.1 61 6.3 4.5- 8.7 17 1.4 0.8- 2.3 33 3.5 2.1- 5.6 918 75.6 72.0-78.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 84 11 10.6 4.4-23.1 4 5.0 1.6-14.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 69 84.5 71.7-92.1
Recommended Range 2,176 245 10.8 9.1-12.6 78 3.8 2.9- 5.1 33 1.5 1.0- 2.2 32 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,788 82.1 79.9-84.2
Overweight 1,975 201 10.7 9.0-12.6 64 3.2 2.3- 4.5 18 1.1 0.6- 2.0 24 1.1 0.6- 1.7 1,668 83.9 81.7-86.0
Obese 1,457 150 8.6 7.2-10.4 38 2.7 1.8- 4.0 12 0.5 0.3- 0.9 14 1.3 0.7- 2.6 1,243 86.9 84.7-88.8
Current Smoker
No 4,319 428 9.7 8.6-10.9 104 2.6 2.0- 3.4 32 0.7 0.4- 1.1 33 1.1 0.6- 1.7 3,722 85.9 84.5-87.3
Yes 1,644 205 11.5 9.8-13.5 83 5.3 4.0- 7.1 33 2.0 1.3- 3.1 39 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,284 78.6 76.0-81.1
Binge Drinker
No 5,202 513 9.5 8.5-10.6 135 2.9 2.3- 3.6 36 0.7 0.4- 1.0 41 1.1 0.7- 1.7 4,477 85.9 84.6-87.1
Yes 715 110 14.2 11.3-17.6 50 6.7 4.8- 9.3 28 3.8 2.3- 6.1 29 3.6 2.2- 5.7 498 71.8 67.5-75.7
Heavy Drinker
No 5,695 591 10.0 9.0-11.1 163 3.1 2.5- 3.8 54 1.0 0.7- 1.3 64 1.4 1.0- 2.0 4,823 84.5 83.3-85.8
Yes 234 34 13.0 8.7-19.1 22 9.6 6.0-15.2 10 3.7 1.6- 8.2 7 2.8 1.2- 6.4 161 70.9 63.3-77.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 627 74 10.9 7.7-15.1 25 3.8 2.3- 6.1 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 6 1.2 0.5- 3.4 517 83.4 78.9-87.1
No 5,339 559 10.1 9.2-11.2 162 3.3 2.7- 4.0 59 1.1 0.8- 1.5 66 1.5 1.1- 2.1 4,493 84.0 82.7-85.3
Current Asthma
Yes 418 48 9.8 7.0-13.6 14 4.7 2.4- 9.0 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 348 83.5 78.5-87.5
No 5,535 584 10.3 9.3-11.3 171 3.2 2.6- 3.9 60 1.1 0.8- 1.5 67 1.5 1.0- 2.0 4,653 84.0 82.7-85.2
Diabetes
Yes 197 22 9.1 5.6-14.4 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 170 90.2 84.8-93.8
Yes, During Pregnancy 107 11 9.1 4.8-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 96 90.9 83.4-95.2
No 5,627 593 10.2 9.2-11.3 182 3.5 2.9- 4.2 64 1.1 0.8- 1.5 69 1.5 1.1- 2.1 4,719 83.7 82.4-84.9
No, Bordeline Diabetes 45 8 18.4 8.5-35.4 2 3.6 0.7-16.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 0 0.0 . - . 34 76.0 59.1-87.4

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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, 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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