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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont Western North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior

The last time you had sexual intercourse, was the condom usedů

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  Total
Respond.^
Prevent Pregnancy Prevent diseases Both Preg. and Disease Other reason
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,291 484 36.9 33.7-40.3 133 10.0 8.0-12.6 614 48.7 45.2-52.3 60 4.3 3.2- 5.8
-Piedmont NC 731 292 40.5 36.1-45.0 77 9.8 7.3-12.9 330 45.0 40.4-49.6 32 4.7 3.1- 7.2
GENDER
Male 349 127 36.1 30.2-42.5 36 10.4 6.8-15.4 169 48.0 41.5-54.6 17 5.6 3.3- 9.3
Female 382 165 46.4 40.3-52.7 41 9.0 6.2-12.8 161 41.0 35.0-47.2 15 3.6 1.8- 7.1
RACE
White 450 210 50.0 44.3-55.7 35 6.3 4.2- 9.4 186 38.5 33.1-44.1 19 5.3 3.0- 9.0
African American 162 26 16.8 10.8-25.2 23 13.6 8.2-21.6 106 65.8 56.2-74.3 7 3.8 1.5- 9.5
Other Minorities 28 18 62.6 40.6-80.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 8 32.5 15.8-55.2 1 4.2 0.6-24.8
AGE
18-24 150 46 26.0 18.7-35.0 11 6.9 3.6-12.7 90 65.0 55.3-73.5 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8
25-34 283 119 45.2 38.2-52.3 27 10.3 6.2-16.8 126 39.7 33.1-46.8 11 4.8 2.3- 9.4
35-44 224 101 46.9 38.8-55.2 26 8.8 5.4-13.9 86 38.6 30.9-47.0 11 5.7 2.8-11.4
45-54 74 26 40.2 26.2-55.9 13 19.0 10.2-32.8 28 31.4 19.8-46.0 7 9.4 3.5-22.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 23 24.5 15.7-36.1 17 16.2 8.9-27.6 44 50.5 38.4-62.4 8 8.9 4.3-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 158 53 32.2 23.7-42.0 16 10.2 5.1-19.5 81 53.8 43.2-64.1 8 3.8 1.5- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 176 50 26.9 19.9-35.3 23 11.4 7.1-17.8 96 56.4 47.3-65.1 7 5.2 2.1-12.4
College Graduate 305 166 58.8 51.7-65.4 21 6.2 3.4-11.0 109 31.6 25.6-38.3 9 3.4 1.5- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 20 30.6 18.2-46.8 8 10.3 4.7-21.2 37 54.2 37.8-69.7 3 4.9 1.4-15.9
$15,000- 24,999 117 30 27.2 18.4-38.1 23 22.9 13.6-35.7 59 47.3 35.8-59.1 5 2.7 1.0- 6.9
$25,000- 34,999 119 36 27.3 19.0-37.4 9 5.6 2.5-12.0 67 62.5 51.8-72.1 7 4.6 1.9-10.9
$35,000- 49,999 110 50 45.4 34.6-56.7 12 13.1 6.7-24.2 46 36.8 26.9-47.9 2 4.6 1.2-16.7
$50,000-74,999 91 52 56.0 43.8-67.6 6 4.0 1.6- 9.9 27 28.8 19.1-41.0 6 11.1 4.9-23.5
$75,000+ 88 59 61.2 48.0-72.9 3 2.1 0.6- 7.1 25 34.3 23.1-47.6 1 2.4 0.3-15.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 127 34 25.7 17.2-36.6 15 13.2 7.4-22.4 71 55.3 43.5-66.5 7 5.8 2.4-13.5
No 600 258 43.5 38.6-48.5 62 9.2 6.6-12.7 255 42.7 37.8-47.8 25 4.6 2.8- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 30 13 48.0 27.9-68.8 2 4.4 0.9-19.5 14 41.4 22.6-63.1 1 6.2 0.9-32.9
Non-Veteran 698 278 40.2 35.7-44.8 75 10.0 7.5-13.3 315 45.3 40.6-50.1 30 4.5 2.9- 6.9
Currently Serving 2 1 50.0 5.9-94.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 50.0 5.9-94.1

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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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