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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 60 46 80.8 67.6-89.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 14 19.2 10.5-32.4
Buncombe 70 60 84.8 68.6-93.5 2 6.8 1.3-28.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 8.4 3.5-18.5
Cabarrus 83 75 86.2 71.2-94.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 1 4.7 0.7-26.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.8 2.2-18.9
Catawba 67 56 75.8 58.2-87.6 2 7.7 1.7-29.1 1 2.0 0.3-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 14.5 6.1-30.9
Cumberland 105 77 67.1 52.9-78.8 4 4.5 1.1-16.0 4 8.4 2.9-22.0 2 2.3 0.5- 9.5 18 17.7 9.1-31.8
Davidson 82 67 82.2 69.5-90.3 3 2.3 0.6- 7.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 11 14.2 6.9-27.0
Durham 90 62 59.6 43.2-74.0 6 7.8 2.3-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.2 1.4-36.9 20 24.4 13.5-39.9
Forsyth 75 60 85.6 73.8-92.6 3 2.7 0.7- 9.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 10.3 4.4-22.4
Gaston 72 61 87.0 72.3-94.5 2 1.7 0.3- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 11.2 4.3-26.5
Guilford 84 62 68.2 53.6-80.0 6 9.3 3.8-21.0 3 3.9 0.8-16.4 2 6.3 1.2-26.9 11 12.3 6.2-22.9
Iredell 84 74 93.2 86.8-96.6 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.6 2.6-11.8
Johnston 94 77 85.2 75.3-91.6 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.5 0.8-14.1 13 9.9 5.1-18.2
Mecklenburg 239 191 75.8 67.6-82.5 9 4.9 2.1-11.0 3 3.9 1.2-11.4 6 3.7 1.4- 9.7 30 11.7 7.5-17.8
New Hanover 62 47 73.1 52.7-86.9 2 9.9 1.9-38.9 2 7.2 1.3-32.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 10 9.0 4.4-17.6
Onslow 87 72 79.8 65.3-89.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.6 1.7-23.0 2 6.2 1.5-22.0 11 7.3 3.5-14.6
Orange 72 58 81.6 65.7-91.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 2 2.7 0.6-11.9 8 12.6 4.6-30.3
Pitt 85 72 85.4 71.5-93.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 9 11.9 4.7-26.7
Randolph 67 60 90.1 74.4-96.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 5 8.3 2.4-25.0
Robeson 80 65 82.0 69.6-90.1 4 3.5 1.3- 9.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 9 13.4 6.3-26.3
Rowan 78 65 82.4 66.7-91.7 2 7.6 1.7-28.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.4 0.6-16.3 9 6.6 3.1-13.5
Union 79 71 89.4 76.0-95.8 1 2.6 0.4-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 8.0 2.8-20.8
Wake 177 147 73.7 61.1-83.3 8 3.5 1.5- 7.8 5 4.4 1.5-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 17 18.4 9.6-32.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 72 56 63.5 44.2-79.2 3 2.8 0.8- 9.6 3 10.9 2.7-34.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 9 21.7 9.1-43.5
Northeast Partnership II*** 87 74 81.4 66.3-90.7 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 2 1.9 0.4- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 10 14.9 6.5-30.8
Northeast Partnership I*** 63 49 82.3 68.9-90.7 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 2 4.1 0.9-16.7 0 0.0 . - . 11 11.0 5.4-20.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 93 70 76.6 63.8-85.8 4 2.4 0.8- 7.1 2 6.6 1.7-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 17 14.4 8.0-24.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 82 63 78.6 65.1-87.9 5 6.4 1.9-19.3 3 2.9 0.8- 9.4 2 4.5 0.8-21.9 9 7.5 3.5-15.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 63 52 73.1 50.9-87.7 4 8.2 2.7-22.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 18.6 6.1-44.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 76 64 84.6 71.0-92.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 8 11.1 4.4-25.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 96 76 67.8 50.7-81.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 3 4.4 1.2-14.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 15 26.7 13.9-45.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 107 86 78.5 64.9-87.8 4 8.2 2.5-23.7 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 13 11.4 5.4-22.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 66 56 76.7 57.0-89.1 1 6.6 1.0-33.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 16.1 6.6-34.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 79 58 67.6 51.0-80.7 3 6.7 1.3-28.0 2 3.0 0.6-14.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1 14 20.9 10.6-37.1
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 78 64 84.1 71.0-92.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 2 5.8 1.4-21.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 9 8.8 3.8-19.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 78 58 73.1 57.6-84.6 3 3.7 0.9-13.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 3 2.8 0.6-11.2 13 19.4 9.5-35.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 180 145 76.3 65.0-84.8 4 2.3 0.8- 6.6 7 7.5 2.7-19.4 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 23 13.4 7.3-23.3
No 2,852 2,306 77.0 74.3-79.4 98 4.3 3.2- 5.6 43 2.8 1.9- 4.1 36 1.8 1.1- 3.0 369 14.1 12.1-16.5
NC REGIONS**
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
Piedmont 1,748 1,433 77.8 74.3-81.0 58 3.9 2.8- 5.5 26 2.7 1.7- 4.5 18 1.7 0.8- 3.6 213 13.8 11.1-17.0
Western NC 287 225 74.6 66.5-81.3 11 5.8 2.6-12.5 4 2.2 0.6- 7.3 6 1.5 0.5- 4.1 41 15.9 10.6-23.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 148 118 77.4 66.2-85.7 5 4.8 1.6-13.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 3 1.8 0.4- 7.2 21 15.4 8.5-26.3
Northwest 560 458 80.0 74.4-84.7 18 4.4 2.2- 8.8 8 2.1 0.8- 5.5 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 71 12.8 9.2-17.6
Charlotte 531 447 80.7 75.2-85.1 16 3.8 2.0- 7.3 5 3.2 1.3- 7.5 7 2.2 0.8- 5.6 56 10.2 7.3-14.1
Greensboro 359 287 77.3 69.9-83.3 12 4.7 2.2- 9.7 5 2.5 0.8- 7.6 5 3.0 0.7-12.1 50 12.5 8.7-17.8
Southern Regional 335 258 71.2 63.0-78.2 12 3.8 1.7- 8.5 11 4.9 2.3-10.0 5 1.1 0.4- 3.5 49 19.0 12.9-27.0
Coastal 130 102 73.6 59.0-84.4 6 8.5 3.2-20.7 3 3.4 0.8-14.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 18 14.1 6.0-29.8
Wake 472 382 74.8 66.8-81.4 18 3.5 1.8- 6.6 7 3.1 1.3- 7.6 5 1.8 0.4- 6.9 60 16.8 10.9-25.0
Area L 121 93 78.9 68.1-86.7 4 2.7 0.9- 7.9 4 5.8 1.7-17.6 0 0.0 . - . 20 12.6 7.3-21.1
Eastern 376 306 74.6 66.3-81.4 11 3.7 1.5- 8.5 6 4.1 1.4-11.2 6 3.1 1.1- 8.8 47 14.5 9.2-21.9

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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, Edgecombe, 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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