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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 134 57 45.7 36.1-55.7 67 45.3 36.0-55.0 5 3.9 1.5- 9.4 5 5.1 1.8-13.5
GENDER
Male 58 26 50.4 36.4-64.3 28 44.1 30.9-58.2 2 2.8 0.7-10.5 2 2.8 0.6-12.1
Female 76 31 39.9 28.0-53.2 39 46.9 34.4-59.8 3 5.2 1.5-16.4 3 8.0 2.1-25.4
RACE
White 112 47 45.6 35.5-56.2 59 48.3 38.2-58.6 3 2.7 0.9- 8.3 3 3.3 1.0-10.2
Other 22 10 45.9 24.2-69.3 8 36.4 17.8-60.2 2 7.2 1.6-27.2 2 10.5 2.0-40.4
AGE
18-44 108 46 45.5 35.1-56.4 54 46.9 36.5-57.6 5 4.9 1.9-11.8 3 2.6 0.7- 8.8
45+ 26 11 46.3 24.4-69.7 13 39.3 20.8-61.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.4 3.2-46.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 33 46.6 33.8-59.9 35 45.0 32.5-58.2 2 2.6 0.6- 9.8 3 5.8 1.5-20.1
Some College + 61 24 44.4 30.4-59.3 32 45.8 32.2-60.0 3 5.7 1.7-17.9 2 4.1 0.9-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 27 44.6 30.9-59.1 34 44.9 31.6-59.0 3 4.8 1.4-14.8 2 5.6 1.2-22.3
$50,000+ 39 15 36.2 22.2-53.0 20 51.8 35.7-67.7 2 5.2 1.3-19.0 2 6.7 1.6-24.8

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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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