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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Sexual Behavior

How many new sex partners did you have during the past twelve months?

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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%)
North Carolina 5,977 634 10.2 9.3-11.2 187 3.3 2.8- 4.0 65 1.1 0.8- 1.4 72 1.5 1.1- 2.0 5,019 83.9 82.7-85.1
-Wake County 289 35 11.2 7.9-15.7 9 2.7 1.3- 5.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 7 3.4 1.3- 8.3 235 81.4 75.7-86.0
GENDER
Male 132 14 9.7 5.5-16.5 6 3.4 1.4- 8.3 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9 5 5.3 1.9-14.2 104 79.1 70.1-86.0
Female 157 21 13.1 8.4-19.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 131 84.1 77.1-89.3
RACE
White 208 21 10.0 6.4-15.4 8 3.1 1.5- 6.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8 173 83.9 77.8-88.6
Other 79 14 14.0 7.9-23.6 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 2 3.4 0.8-12.7 2 5.0 1.0-21.3 60 75.7 63.0-85.0
AGE
18-44 243 33 12.6 8.8-17.8 8 2.9 1.3- 6.4 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 6 3.8 1.4- 9.6 193 79.1 72.6-84.4
45+ 46 2 3.6 0.8-15.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 42 93.6 82.8-97.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 9 11.8 5.8-22.5 3 5.2 1.5-16.4 1 2.7 0.4-16.7 3 9.2 2.6-27.6 47 71.0 55.8-82.6
Some College + 226 26 11.0 7.3-16.3 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 188 84.8 79.2-89.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 17 14.8 8.9-23.7 2 1.5 0.4- 5.7 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 6 10.0 3.7-24.3 63 73.0 60.8-82.6
$50,000+ 152 12 8.7 4.8-15.2 6 3.1 1.3- 7.2 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 133 87.4 80.4-92.2

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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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