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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior (Asked July--December Only)

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 2,649 207 9.8 8.1-11.8 57 3.0 2.2- 4.3 23 1.5 0.8- 2.6 18 1.1 0.5- 2.3 2,344 84.6 82.3-86.7
-Eastern NC 864 57 8.6 6.0-12.2 20 3.8 2.1- 6.8 8 1.0 0.4- 2.9 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 773 85.8 81.6-89.1
GENDER
Male 327 23 8.5 4.8-14.6 14 6.4 3.3-12.0 7 1.9 0.7- 5.5 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6 278 81.9 74.9-87.3
Female 537 34 8.7 5.6-13.2 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 495 89.9 85.3-93.2
RACE
White 527 20 6.3 3.3-11.5 11 2.9 1.3- 6.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 490 89.9 84.6-93.5
African American 207 21 12.2 6.7-21.4 7 6.3 2.1-17.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 3 1.3 0.3- 4.6 175 80.1 69.6-87.6
Other Minorities 130 16 11.9 6.7-20.1 2 3.9 1.0-14.8 3 3.8 0.8-15.6 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6 108 79.0 67.8-87.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 84 14 14.8 8.1-25.4 2 5.1 1.2-18.8 1 3.7 0.5-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 67 76.4 62.7-86.1
Non-Hispanic 779 43 7.6 4.9-11.6 18 3.6 1.9- 6.9 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 6 0.9 0.3- 2.2 705 87.2 82.8-90.7
AGE
18-24 75 12 21.3 11.4-36.2 7 13.5 6.2-27.0 2 3.2 0.6-14.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 53 60.8 46.2-73.6
25-34 243 16 5.7 3.2- 9.8 4 1.4 0.5- 4.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 219 91.5 86.9-94.6
35-44 345 15 3.8 2.1- 7.0 6 1.8 0.7- 4.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 318 93.1 89.3-95.6
45-49 196 14 8.5 4.4-16.0 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 178 90.0 82.7-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 14 13.6 6.1-27.6 5 10.8 3.8-27.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 1 1.8 0.2-11.6 74 73.6 58.0-84.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 247 22 12.9 7.4-21.7 6 3.8 1.3-10.2 2 1.9 0.4- 9.1 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 214 80.5 71.2-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 256 15 6.4 3.4-11.6 6 2.5 1.0- 6.1 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 230 89.2 83.5-93.1
College Graduate 266 6 2.7 1.1- 6.5 3 1.4 0.3- 5.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 0 0.0 . - . 255 95.6 91.2-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 6 7.4 3.2-16.3 3 4.4 1.2-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.3-15.6 61 85.7 73.9-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 119 14 10.5 5.6-18.8 3 7.0 2.3-19.9 3 4.0 0.8-17.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 98 78.0 65.3-86.9
$25,000- 34,999 109 4 7.9 2.5-21.9 4 6.8 1.5-25.6 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 98 83.3 67.5-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 139 7 4.2 1.7- 9.8 4 4.4 1.0-17.5 3 1.3 0.3- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 125 90.1 80.0-95.4
$50,000-74,999 151 6 2.3 1.0- 5.4 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 140 93.9 88.3-96.9
$75,000+ 174 4 2.6 0.8- 8.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 169 96.0 89.3-98.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 208 18 13.8 7.1-25.1 8 5.1 2.2-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 181 80.9 70.1-88.4
No 653 39 7.2 4.7-10.8 12 3.5 1.7- 7.3 8 1.3 0.5- 3.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 589 87.0 82.4-90.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 5 1.9 0.7- 5.3 6 4.9 1.8-12.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 113 90.9 83.6-95.1
Non-Veteran 736 52 9.9 6.9-14.2 14 3.6 1.8- 7.2 5 1.0 0.3- 3.4 5 0.7 0.2- 2.1 660 84.7 79.9-88.6

Back to Sexual Behavior (Asked July--December Only).

*This question was asked of respondents less than age 50 who had sexual intercourse in the last 12 months.

^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.

** 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.

***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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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