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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior-WHITE MALES

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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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 1,669 823 47.1 44.3-50.0 718 44.7 41.8-47.6 62 4.2 3.2- 5.5 66 4.0 3.0- 5.3
AGE
18-24 154 69 37.8 29.5-46.9 70 51.8 42.4-61.0 11 7.1 3.4-14.2 4 3.3 1.0-10.4
25-34 532 284 53.2 48.0-58.3 221 42.1 37.1-47.2 14 2.6 1.5- 4.6 13 2.2 1.1- 4.0
35-44 676 328 45.6 41.2-50.1 291 44.6 40.2-49.2 25 4.5 2.9- 6.9 32 5.3 3.5- 7.8
45-54 307 142 45.0 38.4-51.7 136 45.4 38.8-52.2 12 4.7 2.5- 8.5 17 5.0 2.9- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 54 38.5 29.4-48.5 51 40.4 30.6-50.9 10 9.5 4.7-18.3 14 11.6 6.3-20.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 480 198 40.4 35.2-45.7 236 50.0 44.6-55.4 23 5.2 3.3- 8.0 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 440 212 46.4 40.9-52.0 196 46.3 40.8-52.0 16 4.1 2.4- 7.0 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5
College Graduate 620 359 54.8 50.0-59.5 235 40.4 35.8-45.2 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3 13 2.5 1.3- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 26 31.7 20.4-45.7 31 52.1 37.3-66.4 7 9.2 4.2-19.1 5 7.0 1.9-22.4
$15,000- 24,999 151 66 40.3 31.5-49.9 74 51.5 41.9-61.1 6 5.6 2.1-14.3 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5
$25,000- 34,999 206 102 47.2 39.3-55.3 94 46.6 38.7-54.8 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9 5 3.3 1.2- 8.6
$35,000- 49,999 290 140 45.0 38.3-51.9 128 46.6 39.9-53.6 13 5.4 3.0- 9.6 9 3.0 1.3- 6.5
$50,000-74,999 317 138 40.8 34.6-47.2 157 52.4 45.9-58.8 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 13 4.0 2.2- 7.1
$75,000+ 401 233 56.9 51.1-62.5 144 36.7 31.3-42.5 12 3.4 1.8- 6.3 12 3.0 1.6- 5.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 315 137 40.9 34.7-47.4 147 50.1 43.6-56.7 17 5.5 3.2- 9.3 14 3.5 1.9- 6.3
No 1,344 682 48.6 45.4-51.8 569 43.6 40.4-46.8 42 3.7 2.6- 5.2 51 4.2 3.0- 5.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 225 106 43.3 36.0-50.9 97 45.2 37.8-52.9 10 6.0 3.1-11.5 12 5.4 2.8-10.1
Non-Veteran 1,375 685 48.0 44.8-51.2 590 44.4 41.2-47.6 49 3.8 2.8- 5.2 51 3.8 2.8- 5.3
Currently Serving 68 32 41.5 29.4-54.7 31 49.3 36.3-62.5 3 6.3 2.0-18.1 2 2.9 0.7-11.0

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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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