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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior (Asked July--December Only)

Was a condom used the last time you had sexual intercourse?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,653 560 26.4 24.0-29.0 2,093 73.6 71.0-76.0
-Piedmont NC 1,543 323 26.3 23.2-29.6 1,220 73.7 70.4-76.8
GENDER
Male 587 135 30.3 25.3-35.7 452 69.7 64.3-74.7
Female 956 188 22.1 18.8-25.8 768 77.9 74.2-81.2
RACE
White 1,102 187 20.9 17.7-24.6 915 79.1 75.4-82.3
African American 238 76 32.5 25.2-40.8 162 67.5 59.2-74.8
Other Minorities 194 56 39.9 30.7-49.8 138 60.1 50.2-69.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 157 44 42.2 31.9-53.1 113 57.8 46.9-68.1
Non-Hispanic 1,381 275 23.2 20.2-26.5 1,106 76.8 73.5-79.8
AGE
18-24 97 49 57.4 45.8-68.1 48 42.6 31.9-54.2
25-34 441 119 27.7 22.7-33.3 322 72.3 66.7-77.3
35-44 666 108 17.2 13.8-21.4 558 82.8 78.6-86.2
45-49 329 45 13.2 9.3-18.3 284 86.8 81.7-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 45 35.8 26.0-47.0 119 64.2 53.0-74.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 390 80 30.5 24.1-37.7 310 69.5 62.3-75.9
Some Post-H.S. 401 97 29.9 23.8-36.9 304 70.1 63.1-76.2
College Graduate 587 101 17.2 13.5-21.7 486 82.8 78.3-86.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 25 44.9 28.1-62.9 51 55.1 37.1-71.9
$15,000- 24,999 210 53 27.2 20.1-35.7 157 72.8 64.3-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 144 31 25.2 16.0-37.5 113 74.8 62.5-84.0
$35,000- 49,999 217 59 29.4 21.8-38.3 158 70.6 61.7-78.2
$50,000-74,999 255 55 24.0 17.6-31.9 200 76.0 68.1-82.4
$75,000+ 510 52 13.5 9.6-18.7 458 86.5 81.3-90.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 326 73 31.2 24.3-39.0 253 68.8 61.0-75.7
No 1,212 249 24.8 21.5-28.6 963 75.2 71.4-78.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 84 11 13.9 7.1-25.6 73 86.1 74.4-92.9
Non-Veteran 1,459 312 27.0 23.7-30.4 1,147 73.0 69.6-76.3

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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