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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual Behavior (Asked July--December Only)

In the past five years, have you been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,682 73 2.8 2.1- 3.8 2,609 97.2 96.2-97.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 46 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 45 98.6 90.8-99.8
Buncombe 62 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 60 97.8 91.2-99.5
Cabarrus 78 0 0.0 . - . 78 100 . - .
Catawba 60 0 0.0 . - . 60 100 . - .
Cumberland 89 4 4.8 1.6-13.2 85 95.2 86.8-98.4
Davidson 71 3 4.2 1.2-13.5 68 95.8 86.5-98.8
Durham 75 4 3.9 1.3-10.8 71 96.1 89.2-98.7
Forsyth 65 1 1.8 0.3-12.1 64 98.2 87.9-99.7
Gaston 65 3 5.6 1.6-17.9 62 94.4 82.1-98.4
Guilford 75 2 3.3 0.7-13.7 73 96.7 86.3-99.3
Iredell 76 2 2.0 0.5- 8.0 74 98.0 92.0-99.5
Johnston 87 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 85 98.4 93.7-99.6
Mecklenburg 215 7 2.6 1.2- 5.5 208 97.4 94.5-98.8
New Hanover 53 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 52 98.6 90.5-99.8
Onslow 76 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 75 98.1 87.8-99.7
Orange 65 0 0.0 . - . 65 100 . - .
Pitt 76 2 2.8 0.5-13.4 74 97.2 86.6-99.5
Randolph 64 0 0.0 . - . 64 100 . - .
Robeson 72 2 2.2 0.5- 9.5 70 97.8 90.5-99.5
Rowan 71 2 6.2 1.0-30.5 69 93.8 69.5-99.0
Union 72 2 3.2 0.6-16.0 70 96.8 84.0-99.4
Wake 161 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2 157 98.8 96.8-99.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 63 2 3.5 0.7-14.8 61 96.5 85.2-99.3
Northeast Partnership II*** 78 3 5.0 1.5-14.8 75 95.0 85.2-98.5
Northeast Partnership I*** 54 2 1.6 0.3- 7.3 52 98.4 92.7-99.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 75 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 74 99.0 93.3-99.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 74 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 71 97.7 92.8-99.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 59 2 3.1 0.8-11.7 57 96.9 88.3-99.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 70 5 6.1 2.1-16.4 65 93.9 83.6-97.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 81 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 79 98.8 95.3-99.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 95 2 4.3 1.0-17.1 93 95.7 82.9-99.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 57 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 56 99.0 93.3-99.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 65 0 0.0 . - . 65 100 . - .
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 70 5 12.1 4.7-27.8 65 87.9 72.2-95.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 67 0 0.0 . - . 67 100 . - .
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 160 6 4.1 1.7- 9.8 154 95.9 90.2-98.3
No 2,522 67 2.7 2.0- 3.7 2,455 97.3 96.3-98.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 875 26 2.9 1.9- 4.5 849 97.1 95.5-98.1
Piedmont 1,560 43 2.9 2.0- 4.4 1,517 97.1 95.6-98.0
Western NC 247 4 2.0 0.7- 6.0 243 98.0 94.0-99.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 129 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 127 99.2 96.5-99.8
Northwest 491 12 3.8 1.8- 7.6 479 96.2 92.4-98.2
Charlotte 483 14 3.4 1.7- 6.9 469 96.6 93.1-98.3
Greensboro 314 5 2.4 0.8- 6.8 309 97.6 93.2-99.2
Southern Regional 290 10 3.4 1.7- 6.7 280 96.6 93.3-98.3
Coastal 116 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 113 97.8 93.1-99.3
Wake 426 15 2.2 1.2- 3.8 411 97.8 96.2-98.8
Area L 103 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 101 97.9 91.6-99.5
Eastern 330 10 3.0 1.4- 6.0 320 97.0 94.0-98.6

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*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, 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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