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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior (Asked July--December Only)

During the past twelve months, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?*

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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 3,032 2,451 76.9 74.3-79.3 102 4.2 3.2- 5.5 50 3.1 2.2- 4.4 37 1.7 1.0- 2.8 392 14.1 12.1-16.4
-Eastern NC 997 793 76.1 71.6-80.1 33 4.0 2.4- 6.4 20 4.3 2.5- 7.3 13 1.8 0.8- 3.8 138 13.9 10.8-17.8
GENDER
Male 370 285 70.5 63.1-77.0 15 4.5 2.3- 8.9 17 7.2 4.0-12.8 10 3.1 1.4- 7.0 43 14.6 9.6-21.5
Female 627 508 82.2 77.7-85.9 18 3.3 1.7- 6.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 95 13.2 10.1-17.2
RACE
White 615 496 77.9 72.0-82.8 12 2.3 1.1- 5.0 11 4.0 1.8- 8.5 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 92 15.2 11.1-20.5
African American 229 181 77.6 69.1-84.3 14 4.7 2.5- 8.7 4 3.2 1.0- 9.5 8 5.6 2.0-14.7 22 8.8 5.2-14.4
Other Minorities 153 116 68.2 55.6-78.6 7 8.5 3.3-20.3 5 6.5 2.3-16.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 24 15.6 8.1-27.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 93 74 67.1 51.0-79.9 5 10.2 3.6-25.8 3 7.7 2.4-21.7 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 10 13.5 5.1-31.2
Non-Hispanic 902 718 77.5 72.9-81.5 28 3.0 1.8- 4.9 17 3.7 2.0- 6.9 12 1.8 0.8- 4.1 127 14.0 10.8-17.9
AGE
18-24 94 58 50.5 38.0-63.0 5 5.7 2.0-14.9 10 14.0 7.1-25.9 2 3.4 0.8-14.1 19 26.4 16.0-40.3
25-34 266 222 84.8 79.1-89.2 12 4.2 2.0- 8.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 7 2.5 1.1- 5.8 23 7.5 4.6-12.0
35-44 391 323 83.8 78.2-88.1 8 3.3 1.2- 9.2 7 2.1 0.9- 5.0 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 49 9.9 7.0-13.9
45-49 235 185 82.7 76.4-87.6 8 2.5 1.2- 5.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 41 14.2 9.7-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 78 66.8 52.7-78.5 8 10.1 3.7-24.9 3 5.6 1.6-17.9 4 6.1 1.5-21.4 18 11.3 5.6-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 300 225 70.2 61.2-77.9 9 3.4 1.4- 7.8 8 7.0 3.1-15.3 5 1.4 0.5- 3.5 53 18.1 11.9-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 294 233 78.8 70.9-85.0 13 4.4 2.3- 8.6 6 3.0 1.2- 6.9 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1 39 12.9 7.6-20.9
College Graduate 291 257 86.9 80.1-91.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 3 1.2 0.3- 5.1 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 27 10.3 6.1-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 61 66.3 54.4-76.5 6 4.5 1.7-11.6 2 3.0 0.7-12.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.4 26 22.8 14.7-33.7
$15,000- 24,999 146 101 61.5 48.2-73.3 7 8.3 2.9-21.4 6 9.4 3.9-21.1 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 29 19.8 10.8-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 130 96 69.3 56.3-79.8 8 8.0 3.5-16.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4 3 5.5 1.1-22.6 21 15.9 8.6-27.7
$35,000- 49,999 160 127 82.0 72.2-88.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0 4 4.1 1.0-15.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 23 11.0 6.2-18.6
$50,000-74,999 162 146 85.8 72.8-93.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 2 2.0 0.5- 7.5 2 1.2 0.3- 5.6 11 10.7 4.1-25.0
$75,000+ 180 170 92.0 84.1-96.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.9 2.4-13.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 266 189 67.2 58.4-74.9 10 4.4 1.8-10.3 7 7.0 2.7-17.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 57 20.6 14.8-28.0
No 727 602 78.9 73.5-83.4 23 3.8 2.1- 6.8 13 3.4 1.8- 6.6 10 2.1 0.9- 4.8 79 11.7 8.2-16.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 114 84.5 75.0-90.9 7 3.6 1.2-10.5 5 4.7 1.8-11.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5 10 5.8 2.3-14.2
Non-Veteran 859 679 74.5 69.5-79.0 26 4.0 2.3- 6.8 15 4.2 2.2- 7.8 11 1.9 0.8- 4.3 128 15.4 11.8-19.9

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*This question was asked of all respondents less than age 50.

^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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