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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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

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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 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,497 4,334 80.9 79.6-82.1 243 4.1 3.5- 4.8 97 1.7 1.3- 2.2 80 1.5 1.1- 1.9 743 11.8 10.8-12.9
No 1,403 971 68.6 65.2-71.9 98 6.6 5.2- 8.4 42 3.5 2.3- 5.2 50 5.3 3.6- 7.8 242 16.0 13.5-18.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 101 74 75.9 64.8-84.3 7 5.0 2.1-11.4 2 2.0 0.4-10.5 0 0.0 . - . 18 17.1 10.0-27.7
Recommended Range 2,488 1,919 76.6 74.3-78.7 126 4.9 4.0- 6.1 57 2.7 1.9- 3.6 58 2.8 1.9- 3.9 328 13.0 11.3-14.9
Overweight 2,221 1,747 80.0 77.8-82.1 129 5.5 4.4- 6.8 45 2.2 1.5- 3.3 40 1.9 1.3- 2.9 260 10.3 8.8-12.0
Obese 1,744 1,310 79.1 76.7-81.3 71 3.7 2.8- 4.9 34 1.5 1.0- 2.3 29 2.2 1.3- 3.6 300 13.5 11.8-15.4
Current Smoker
No 5,044 3,936 79.2 77.7-80.6 208 3.8 3.2- 4.5 71 1.5 1.1- 2.0 63 1.6 1.1- 2.3 766 13.8 12.7-15.1
Yes 1,848 1,361 75.0 72.3-77.5 132 6.9 5.5- 8.5 68 3.9 2.8- 5.3 68 4.5 3.3- 6.2 219 9.8 8.2-11.6
Binge Drinker
No 6,066 4,724 79.1 77.7-80.4 257 4.0 3.5- 4.7 96 1.6 1.2- 2.1 76 1.9 1.4- 2.6 913 13.4 12.3-14.5
Yes 776 535 70.5 66.2-74.4 80 9.0 6.9-11.5 43 5.8 4.0- 8.5 52 6.0 4.2- 8.4 66 8.8 6.4-11.9
Heavy Drinker
No 6,604 5,106 78.5 77.2-79.8 306 4.4 3.8- 5.0 122 2.0 1.6- 2.6 113 2.3 1.7- 2.9 957 12.9 11.9-13.9
Yes 251 167 69.3 62.0-75.8 30 12.2 8.1-17.9 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 15 6.1 3.4-10.5 23 8.3 4.9-13.9
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 794 549 71.9 67.7-75.7 34 3.9 2.6- 5.9 18 1.9 1.1- 3.2 12 2.6 1.2- 5.3 181 19.8 16.6-23.4
No 6,100 4,752 78.9 77.6-80.2 306 4.8 4.1- 5.5 121 2.1 1.7- 2.7 118 2.4 1.8- 3.1 803 11.8 10.8-12.9
Current Asthma
Yes 515 365 72.0 66.6-76.9 35 6.0 4.0- 8.9 8 2.4 0.9- 6.4 9 2.5 1.2- 5.3 98 17.1 13.3-21.9
No 6,363 4,925 78.6 77.2-79.8 304 4.5 3.9- 5.2 129 2.1 1.7- 2.6 122 2.4 1.9- 3.1 883 12.4 11.4-13.5
Diabetes
Yes 259 177 71.4 63.3-78.4 13 3.0 1.6- 5.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 7 6.6 2.4-17.0 61 18.6 13.7-24.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 108 101 92.5 83.6-96.8 3 1.9 0.6- 6.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.1 1.6-14.9
No 6,487 4,994 78.2 76.9-79.5 323 4.8 4.2- 5.5 132 2.2 1.7- 2.7 123 2.3 1.8- 2.9 915 12.6 11.6-13.7
No, Bordeline Diabetes 53 38 72.6 53.7-85.8 2 3.2 0.7-13.7 5 6.4 2.5-15.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 17.8 6.6-39.8

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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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