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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt County

Sexual Behavior

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%)
North Carolina 6,056 3,018 48.5 46.9-50.0 2,495 42.1 40.5-43.6 273 5.0 4.3- 5.7 270 4.5 3.9- 5.2
-Pitt County 180 91 50.4 42.3-58.6 72 37.7 30.3-45.8 9 6.8 3.3-13.7 8 5.0 2.3-10.7
GENDER
Male 82 44 51.7 39.7-63.4 29 34.3 24.1-46.2 4 7.1 2.4-19.6 5 6.9 2.6-17.0
Female 98 47 48.9 38.4-59.5 43 41.9 31.9-52.6 5 6.4 2.7-14.7 3 2.7 0.9- 8.2
RACE
White 117 58 49.2 39.6-58.9 53 45.0 35.6-54.7 4 4.0 1.5-10.4 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9
Other 62 33 52.8 38.5-66.6 18 26.4 16.0-40.2 5 11.0 4.0-26.5 6 9.9 3.9-22.7
AGE
18-44 152 81 52.5 43.5-61.4 60 38.0 29.8-47.0 4 3.9 1.1-12.4 7 5.6 2.4-12.3
45+ 28 10 38.9 22.1-58.8 12 36.0 20.5-55.1 5 23.0 10.0-44.4 1 2.1 0.3-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 24 44.4 30.3-59.4 24 35.8 23.5-50.3 4 10.0 3.3-26.8 5 9.8 3.6-23.9
Some College + 123 67 54.1 44.5-63.4 48 38.9 30.0-48.5 5 4.9 2.0-11.5 3 2.2 0.7- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 52 56.0 44.5-67.0 32 26.6 18.4-36.9 6 9.1 3.7-20.9 7 8.2 3.5-18.0
$50,000+ 63 31 47.2 34.6-60.1 29 47.6 34.9-60.6 2 3.8 1.0-14.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3

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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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