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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-WHITES

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 4,868 3,865 81.3 79.9-82.6 211 4.0 3.4- 4.7 79 1.5 1.1- 2.0 71 1.5 1.1- 2.0 642 11.7 10.7-12.9
GENDER
Male 1,874 1,434 79.7 77.5-81.8 103 4.9 3.9- 6.1 48 2.2 1.5- 3.1 49 2.1 1.4- 3.0 240 11.2 9.6-12.9
Female 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
18-24 489 306 59.2 53.6-64.6 46 9.1 6.6-12.6 17 4.1 2.2- 7.4 25 6.1 3.8- 9.6 95 21.4 16.9-26.7
25-34 1,495 1,245 84.7 82.4-86.8 75 4.3 3.2- 5.6 30 1.6 1.0- 2.5 22 1.3 0.8- 2.0 123 8.2 6.6-10.1
35-44 1,914 1,562 84.8 82.9-86.6 70 3.4 2.5- 4.6 24 0.9 0.6- 1.4 14 0.7 0.3- 1.6 244 10.2 8.7-11.8
45-54 970 752 82.0 79.0-84.6 20 1.4 0.9- 2.2 8 1.0 0.4- 2.3 10 0.7 0.4- 1.5 180 14.9 12.5-17.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 344 262 75.9 69.5-81.3 28 7.3 4.7-11.1 5 1.8 0.5- 5.9 5 2.9 0.9- 8.7 44 12.2 8.4-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,310 1,038 80.5 77.7-83.0 51 3.8 2.7- 5.3 21 1.4 0.8- 2.4 25 2.0 1.2- 3.2 175 12.3 10.3-14.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,374 1,086 79.3 76.4-82.0 59 4.6 3.3- 6.3 25 1.8 1.1- 2.9 17 1.3 0.8- 2.3 187 12.9 10.7-15.4
College Graduate 1,836 1,477 84.7 82.7-86.4 73 2.9 2.2- 3.7 28 1.2 0.8- 2.0 24 0.9 0.6- 1.5 234 10.3 8.8-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 182 61.9 54.2-69.0 23 6.3 3.8-10.4 8 4.3 1.8-10.4 5 2.0 0.7- 5.2 83 25.5 19.3-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 576 412 74.1 69.3-78.3 24 4.1 2.6- 6.6 17 2.4 1.4- 4.1 15 2.8 1.4- 5.4 108 16.5 13.0-20.8
$25,000- 34,999 626 454 77.1 72.9-80.8 45 6.3 4.4- 8.9 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9 16 3.4 1.8- 6.3 97 11.2 8.8-14.2
$35,000- 49,999 795 634 81.4 78.0-84.4 36 4.1 2.8- 6.1 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 105 12.3 9.8-15.3
$50,000-74,999 835 713 87.6 84.8-89.9 26 3.1 2.0- 4.9 12 1.5 0.7- 3.1 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 75 7.0 5.4- 9.0
$75,000+ 1,006 928 92.1 89.8-93.9 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1 5 0.6 0.2- 2.0 52 4.9 3.6- 6.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,009 727 74.4 70.9-77.6 59 5.8 4.2- 7.9 29 2.2 1.4- 3.3 12 1.2 0.6- 2.3 182 16.5 13.8-19.6
No 3,842 3,125 83.2 81.7-84.6 150 3.4 2.8- 4.2 49 1.3 0.9- 1.9 59 1.6 1.1- 2.2 459 10.5 9.4-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 312 237 80.9 75.7-85.2 15 4.0 2.3- 7.0 7 2.0 0.8- 4.7 7 2.2 0.9- 4.9 46 10.9 7.7-15.1
Non-Veteran 4,465 3,555 81.3 79.8-82.7 193 4.0 3.3- 4.7 69 1.5 1.1- 2.0 60 1.4 1.0- 2.0 588 11.9 10.8-13.1
Currently Serving 90 72 85.0 75.6-91.2 3 2.8 0.9- 8.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 4 2.9 0.9- 9.1 8 7.6 3.3-16.5

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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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