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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual Behavior (Asked July--December Only)

The last time you had sexual intercourse, was the condom usedů*

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  Total
Respond.^
Prevent Pregnancy Prevent diseases Both Preg. and Disease Other reason
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 558 256 43.7 38.1-49.4 60 8.1 5.6-11.5 224 45.0 39.3-50.8 18 3.3 1.5- 6.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 4 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.0 2.8-65.4 2 81.0 34.6-97.2 0 0.0 . - .
Buncombe 19 7 25.1 10.2-49.7 1 1.2 0.1- 8.4 10 70.7 45.4-87.5 1 3.1 0.4-20.0
Cabarrus 17 9 48.7 22.9-75.2 1 4.6 0.6-27.4 5 40.5 15.9-71.0 2 6.2 1.4-23.3
Catawba 7 2 48.9 11.9-87.2 2 18.2 3.1-60.7 2 26.1 5.0-70.3 1 6.8 0.8-40.2
Cumberland 23 8 41.6 20.0-67.1 2 8.3 1.8-31.4 13 50.0 26.4-73.7 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 11 6 55.2 23.9-82.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 44.8 17.1-76.1 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 21 7 17.5 6.1-40.7 5 22.5 6.0-56.8 8 36.3 14.1-66.4 1 23.7 3.8-70.9
Forsyth 9 3 32.1 8.3-71.2 3 51.1 16.2-85.0 3 16.8 3.9-50.0 0 0.0 . - .
Gaston 16 10 84.2 61.7-94.6 3 5.4 1.3-19.4 2 7.3 1.5-28.7 1 3.1 0.4-20.4
Guilford 21 10 51.0 26.0-75.6 1 2.7 0.4-17.6 9 41.0 19.1-67.1 1 5.2 0.7-30.0
Iredell 15 9 58.5 25.7-85.1 1 1.4 0.2-10.4 5 40.1 13.8-73.6 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 16 10 55.4 27.9-79.9 2 8.8 2.1-30.5 3 33.5 11.4-66.5 1 2.3 0.3-15.3
Mecklenburg 52 18 28.0 16.7-43.0 8 14.6 6.3-30.3 25 56.5 40.0-71.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
New Hanover 16 8 43.1 16.2-74.8 3 10.8 2.8-33.6 5 46.1 17.6-77.5 0 0.0 . - .
Onslow 8 4 28.8 7.5-66.7 1 23.4 3.2-73.7 3 47.9 12.4-85.6 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 18 11 69.1 41.9-87.4 2 6.5 1.4-25.3 5 24.4 8.4-53.4 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 10 1 16.7 2.4-62.4 3 24.5 6.5-60.1 6 58.8 24.8-86.1 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 8 4 18.2 4.1-53.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 77.0 40.2-94.4 1 4.8 0.5-31.9
Robeson 16 5 16.2 5.2-40.6 1 2.5 0.3-17.0 9 79.3 54.5-92.5 1 2.0 0.3-13.8
Rowan 12 5 36.9 12.5-70.5 3 10.7 2.5-35.4 3 49.4 17.7-81.6 1 3.0 0.4-20.4
Union 9 5 65.0 27.2-90.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 22.9 4.2-66.8 2 12.1 2.5-42.5
Wake 30 15 50.3 29.0-71.5 3 4.7 1.4-15.2 12 45.0 24.4-67.3 0 0.0 . - .
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 13 5 31.3 10.1-65.0 1 3.1 0.4-20.9 6 60.3 27.0-86.1 1 5.3 0.7-31.8
Northeast Partnership II*** 13 5 52.8 23.3-80.4 1 2.3 0.3-15.7 7 44.9 18.4-74.7 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast Partnership I*** 12 3 19.6 5.2-51.8 2 10.3 1.8-41.9 7 70.1 36.8-90.4 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 27 12 43.4 24.0-65.2 0 0.0 . - . 15 56.6 34.8-76.0 0 0.0 . - .
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 18 10 32.7 14.0-59.1 1 2.9 0.4-18.9 6 59.0 31.4-81.8 1 5.5 0.7-31.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 7 3 40.4 11.7-77.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 59.6 22.5-88.3 0 0.0 . - .
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 17 8 45.8 19.8-74.3 2 5.5 1.1-24.2 7 48.6 21.7-76.4 0 0.0 . - .
Chatham/Lee/Moore 21 13 56.6 29.6-80.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 29.8 11.4-58.2 1 13.7 2.0-54.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 18 5 21.1 6.3-51.5 2 7.0 1.4-29.1 10 57.4 27.3-82.8 1 14.5 2.1-57.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 12 9 81.3 48.6-95.3 1 4.7 0.6-28.5 2 13.9 2.6-49.4 0 0.0 . - .
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 17 11 59.3 31.5-82.3 1 10.5 1.5-47.7 5 30.1 11.5-58.8 0 0.0 . - .
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 13 9 60.3 28.1-85.5 1 10.9 1.5-49.3 3 28.9 8.0-65.3 0 0.0 . - .
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 12 6 72.9 39.0-91.8 1 9.7 1.3-47.6 5 17.4 4.6-47.9 0 0.0 . - .
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 29 9 30.9 13.8-55.5 3 4.5 1.1-16.7 16 62.0 38.0-81.2 1 2.6 0.4-17.0
No 529 247 44.4 38.7-50.3 57 8.3 5.7-11.9 208 44.0 38.2-50.0 17 3.3 1.5- 7.1
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 179 73 35.9 27.4-45.5 17 5.4 3.0- 9.5 84 55.8 45.9-65.2 5 2.9 1.0- 8.3
Piedmont 321 151 44.1 36.9-51.5 40 9.9 6.3-15.2 118 42.1 34.8-49.7 12 4.0 1.5-10.1
Western NC 58 32 58.2 40.9-73.7 3 5.5 1.4-18.6 22 35.4 21.1-52.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 31 13 49.4 26.3-72.7 2 5.5 0.9-26.9 15 43.6 22.3-67.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.4
Northwest 87 50 62.0 47.9-74.3 10 12.0 4.6-27.8 25 25.3 15.9-37.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Charlotte 104 46 39.3 28.3-51.6 13 11.9 5.8-22.8 39 46.7 34.3-59.5 6 2.1 0.9- 4.8
Greensboro 69 36 51.6 35.3-67.6 7 5.0 2.1-11.4 24 40.2 25.3-57.2 2 3.2 0.6-15.2
Southern Regional 68 27 35.4 22.1-51.3 6 6.6 2.5-16.2 33 54.4 38.2-69.8 2 3.6 0.6-18.8
Coastal 23 11 42.2 20.2-67.8 3 7.1 2.0-22.7 9 50.7 26.4-74.6 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 91 43 39.7 27.3-53.6 11 8.1 3.3-18.6 34 44.2 30.8-58.4 3 8.0 1.9-27.9
Area L 34 11 30.9 16.1-51.1 2 3.1 0.6-14.9 21 66.0 45.9-81.6 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 51 19 33.7 18.9-52.7 6 5.4 2.0-14.0 24 56.0 37.1-73.3 2 4.8 1.1-18.3

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

*This question was asked of respondents (< age 50) who used a condom the last time they had sexual intercourse.

^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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