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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-WHITE FEMALES

Some people use condoms to keep from getting infected with HIV through sexual activity.
How effective do you think a properly use condom is for this purpose?

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  Total
Respond.^
Very effective Somewhat effective Not at all effective Don't know how effective
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,623 1,303 48.6 46.3-50.9 1,105 42.7 40.4-45.0 115 5.1 4.1- 6.3 100 3.6 2.9- 4.6
AGE
18-24 245 112 45.7 38.4-53.2 116 47.7 40.4-55.2 13 5.0 2.7- 9.2 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2
25-34 863 475 53.1 49.1-57.1 335 40.3 36.5-44.3 31 4.0 2.7- 5.8 22 2.6 1.6- 4.3
35-44 1,019 497 47.6 43.8-51.4 434 43.9 40.1-47.7 44 4.7 3.3- 6.5 44 3.9 2.8- 5.4
45-54 496 219 44.4 39.2-49.8 220 41.6 36.4-46.9 27 7.9 5.1-12.2 30 6.1 4.1- 9.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 60 36.3 28.0-45.4 79 46.2 37.4-55.2 18 11.5 6.9-18.7 13 6.0 3.4-10.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 666 286 42.3 37.8-46.9 304 46.5 41.9-51.2 35 5.6 3.8- 8.1 41 5.6 4.0- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 755 374 48.8 44.4-53.3 327 42.9 38.6-47.3 30 5.5 3.6- 8.3 24 2.8 1.8- 4.3
College Graduate 1,030 583 54.7 51.1-58.3 393 39.4 35.8-43.0 32 3.3 2.2- 4.9 22 2.6 1.6- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 67 49.6 39.9-59.3 66 39.6 30.7-49.1 11 7.1 3.5-13.6 7 3.8 1.7- 8.0
$15,000- 24,999 316 150 43.5 37.1-50.2 138 46.6 39.9-53.4 16 6.2 3.6-10.4 12 3.7 2.0- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 326 172 50.0 43.4-56.6 125 40.1 33.8-46.7 13 5.7 2.8-11.2 16 4.3 2.4- 7.4
$35,000- 49,999 410 199 47.3 41.6-53.1 174 42.2 36.6-48.0 17 4.6 2.7- 7.6 20 5.9 3.6- 9.4
$50,000-74,999 451 229 47.7 42.1-53.2 191 43.8 38.3-49.5 21 6.0 3.7- 9.6 10 2.6 1.2- 5.2
$75,000+ 558 312 57.7 52.7-62.5 214 37.3 32.6-42.2 15 2.4 1.3- 4.4 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 518 237 46.7 41.5-52.0 228 41.4 36.4-46.6 32 7.8 5.1-11.7 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5
No 2,098 1,063 49.1 46.5-51.6 873 43.0 40.4-45.6 83 4.4 3.5- 5.6 79 3.6 2.8- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 30 62.1 44.8-76.9 12 28.4 15.4-46.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.5 3.8-21.9
Non-Veteran 2,560 1,261 48.2 45.9-50.6 1,089 43.0 40.7-45.4 115 5.2 4.2- 6.4 95 3.6 2.8- 4.5
Currently Serving 16 12 74.2 43.6-91.4 4 25.8 8.6-56.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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