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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-WHITE FEMALES

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 2,994 2,431 82.8 81.1-84.5 108 3.1 2.4- 3.9 31 0.9 0.6- 1.3 22 0.9 0.6- 1.6 402 12.3 10.9-13.8
AGE
18-24 298 200 64.8 57.6-71.4 29 8.4 5.6-12.5 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6 6 3.9 1.6- 9.1 55 20.8 15.2-27.8
25-34 920 786 86.1 83.2-88.7 42 3.7 2.5- 5.4 11 1.0 0.5- 1.9 11 1.3 0.6- 2.5 70 7.9 6.0-10.5
35-44 1,166 970 86.6 84.1-88.7 25 1.9 1.1- 3.3 10 0.5 0.3- 1.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 158 11.0 9.1-13.2
45-54 610 475 80.8 76.7-84.4 12 1.5 0.8- 2.7 2 0.6 0.1- 3.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 119 16.7 13.3-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 155 82.3 75.6-87.4 16 7.1 4.2-11.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 0 0.0 . - . 23 10.1 6.2-16.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 764 630 82.9 79.2-86.1 21 2.4 1.4- 4.0 8 1.2 0.5- 2.9 8 1.9 0.8- 4.4 97 11.6 9.1-14.8
Some Post-H.S. 867 703 81.8 78.1-85.0 30 3.7 2.3- 5.9 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 120 13.2 10.4-16.6
College Graduate 1,165 941 83.7 81.0-86.0 41 2.4 1.6- 3.5 13 0.9 0.5- 1.6 8 0.7 0.3- 1.4 162 12.4 10.3-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 211 127 57.2 48.4-65.6 17 8.7 4.7-15.4 5 3.8 1.2-11.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.9 59 28.0 20.7-36.7
$15,000- 24,999 392 290 77.4 71.9-82.1 12 2.2 1.1- 4.2 10 1.9 1.0- 3.9 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4 73 16.6 12.4-21.8
$25,000- 34,999 380 288 81.1 76.1-85.3 28 5.7 3.7- 8.9 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 7 2.1 0.9- 5.0 53 10.1 7.1-14.2
$35,000- 49,999 469 388 83.5 79.0-87.2 12 3.1 1.5- 6.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 66 13.0 9.7-17.0
$50,000-74,999 501 433 87.7 83.9-90.7 12 2.4 1.2- 4.7 3 0.5 0.2- 1.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 52 8.9 6.5-12.1
$75,000+ 590 549 92.2 88.8-94.6 3 0.6 0.1- 2.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 37 6.6 4.5- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 633 462 75.4 70.8-79.5 35 4.1 2.8- 6.1 15 1.7 1.0- 3.0 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 115 17.3 13.7-21.7
No 2,352 1,963 84.9 83.1-86.6 72 2.8 2.1- 3.7 15 0.6 0.3- 1.1 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 286 10.9 9.5-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 62 45 76.8 63.0-86.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 22.0 12.5-35.8
Non-Veteran 2,915 2,372 82.9 81.2-84.6 107 3.1 2.5- 4.0 30 0.9 0.5- 1.3 22 1.0 0.6- 1.6 384 12.1 10.7-13.7
Currently Serving 17 14 88.7 66.5-96.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.7 0.5-23.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.6 1.5-30.4

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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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