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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-WHITES

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 4,257 402 8.6 7.7- 9.7 126 2.7 2.2- 3.3 36 0.7 0.5- 1.2 45 1.1 0.8- 1.6 3,648 86.8 85.5-88.0
GENDER
Male 1,645 161 8.9 7.4-10.7 68 3.4 2.6- 4.5 22 1.1 0.6- 2.0 33 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,361 85.0 82.9-86.9
Female 2,612 241 8.4 7.2- 9.8 58 2.0 1.4- 2.7 14 0.4 0.2- 0.7 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 2,287 88.5 86.9-89.9
AGE
18-24 394 54 14.9 10.8-20.2 35 9.1 6.4-12.9 11 3.6 1.6- 7.8 21 6.8 4.1-11.1 273 65.5 59.3-71.2
25-34 1,385 136 8.6 7.0-10.5 43 2.8 1.9- 4.0 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1 13 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,179 87.2 85.0-89.2
35-44 1,684 154 8.0 6.7- 9.6 36 1.8 1.2- 2.6 9 0.3 0.2- 0.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1,479 89.7 87.9-91.2
45-54 794 58 6.6 4.8- 9.0 12 0.9 0.5- 1.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 5 0.4 0.1- 1.2 717 91.9 89.4-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 299 33 11.9 7.9-17.6 17 5.3 3.1- 9.1 2 1.4 0.2- 7.4 5 2.2 0.7- 6.7 242 79.2 72.6-84.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,148 99 7.7 6.1- 9.8 33 2.5 1.6- 3.8 9 0.5 0.2- 1.1 19 1.9 1.1- 3.2 988 87.4 84.9-89.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,192 130 10.5 8.5-12.9 31 3.2 2.1- 4.8 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6 10 0.9 0.4- 2.0 1,011 84.5 81.8-86.9
College Graduate 1,616 140 7.3 6.0- 8.9 45 1.9 1.4- 2.7 15 0.7 0.3- 1.6 11 0.5 0.2- 1.0 1,405 89.6 87.8-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 43 16.0 11.0-22.7 9 3.3 1.5- 6.8 4 3.3 0.9-11.6 3 1.7 0.5- 6.0 159 75.7 67.7-82.3
$15,000- 24,999 471 55 12.8 9.2-17.4 19 3.5 2.1- 5.8 9 1.6 0.7- 3.3 8 2.4 1.0- 5.7 380 79.8 74.6-84.1
$25,000- 34,999 530 62 8.1 6.0-10.9 27 5.2 3.3- 8.1 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7 427 84.1 80.3-87.3
$35,000- 49,999 694 65 9.7 7.3-12.8 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 596 86.3 83.0-89.1
$50,000-74,999 763 81 10.5 8.1-13.5 16 1.6 0.9- 2.9 5 0.8 0.2- 2.9 4 0.5 0.2- 1.8 657 86.7 83.4-89.4
$75,000+ 954 45 4.6 3.3- 6.5 12 1.6 0.8- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.4 0.1- 2.2 894 93.3 91.0-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 831 90 9.5 7.5-12.1 40 4.6 3.2- 6.6 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3 11 1.4 0.7- 2.8 682 83.9 80.8-86.6
No 3,409 311 8.5 7.4- 9.7 84 2.2 1.7- 2.8 28 0.8 0.5- 1.3 34 1.1 0.7- 1.6 2,952 87.5 86.1-88.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 25 7.6 4.9-11.7 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5 229 87.8 83.1-91.4
Non-Veteran 3,903 370 8.7 7.7- 9.9 117 2.8 2.2- 3.4 31 0.7 0.4- 1.2 37 1.0 0.7- 1.6 3,348 86.7 85.4-88.0
Currently Serving 84 6 7.3 3.0-17.0 2 1.7 0.3- 7.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 3 2.6 0.7- 9.5 71 87.0 77.1-93.0

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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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