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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Was a condom used the last time you had sexual intercourse?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,979 1,305 22.4 21.1-23.8 4,674 77.6 76.2-78.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,788 987 20.2 18.8-21.6 3,801 79.8 78.4-81.2
No 1,184 313 29.9 26.4-33.6 871 70.1 66.4-73.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 84 20 23.1 13.7-36.3 64 76.9 63.7-86.3
Recommended Range 2,179 530 25.9 23.5-28.4 1,649 74.1 71.6-76.5
Overweight 1,978 406 20.8 18.6-23.2 1,572 79.2 76.8-81.4
Obese 1,452 291 18.4 16.1-21.0 1,161 81.6 79.0-83.9
Current Smoker
No 4,304 932 22.5 20.9-24.1 3,372 77.5 75.9-79.1
Yes 1,661 372 22.4 19.9-25.1 1,289 77.6 74.9-80.1
Binge Drinker
No 5,189 1,077 21.4 20.0-22.9 4,112 78.6 77.1-80.0
Yes 726 211 28.5 24.6-32.8 515 71.5 67.2-75.4
Heavy Drinker
No 5,697 1,234 22.3 20.9-23.8 4,463 77.7 76.2-79.1
Yes 233 56 21.2 15.7-28.0 177 78.8 72.0-84.3
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 627 132 20.3 16.2-25.1 495 79.7 74.9-83.8
No 5,341 1,170 22.6 21.2-24.1 4,171 77.4 75.9-78.8
Current Asthma
Yes 418 84 19.0 14.6-24.3 334 81.0 75.7-85.4
No 5,536 1,210 22.6 21.2-24.1 4,326 77.4 75.9-78.8
Diabetes
Yes 197 38 19.1 12.4-28.3 159 80.9 71.7-87.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 109 21 19.1 12.1-28.7 88 80.9 71.3-87.9
No 5,627 1,238 22.6 21.2-24.1 4,389 77.4 75.9-78.8
No, Bordeline Diabetes 45 7 12.1 5.5-24.8 38 87.9 75.2-94.5

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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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