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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)

During the past 12 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 5,599 4,452 77.8 76.0-79.6 184 3.8 3.1- 4.7 100 2.0 1.5- 2.7 101 3.0 2.1- 4.2 762 13.3 11.9-14.9
-Eastern NC 1,919 1,505 77.1 73.9-80.0 66 3.7 2.6- 5.3 35 2.7 1.7- 4.1 33 2.5 1.6- 4.0 280 14.0 11.5-16.9
GENDER
Male 674 504 71.8 66.3-76.8 20 3.1 1.7- 5.6 25 4.4 2.6- 7.1 23 4.1 2.4- 6.9 102 16.6 12.4-21.9
Female 1,245 1,001 82.3 79.1-85.2 46 4.4 2.9- 6.7 10 0.9 0.4- 2.1 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9 178 11.4 9.2-14.1
RACE
White 1,164 968 81.4 76.9-85.2 32 3.2 1.9- 5.6 15 1.3 0.7- 2.6 12 1.4 0.6- 3.3 137 12.6 9.2-17.0
African American 465 317 68.5 62.2-74.2 30 6.6 4.1-10.4 12 5.2 2.6-10.3 12 4.0 1.9- 8.2 94 15.7 12.1-20.2
Other Minorities 279 213 73.2 65.4-79.8 4 1.7 0.6- 5.2 7 3.8 1.5- 9.3 9 4.7 2.3- 9.6 46 16.5 11.3-23.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 163 117 70.8 61.0-79.0 6 3.7 1.3- 9.8 4 4.8 1.7-13.0 6 4.7 2.1-10.4 30 16.0 10.1-24.5
Non-Hispanic 1,754 1,388 77.9 74.5-81.0 60 3.7 2.6- 5.4 30 2.3 1.4- 3.8 27 2.2 1.3- 3.8 249 13.8 11.1-16.9
AGE
18-24 168 103 57.8 47.7-67.4 10 5.5 2.6-11.2 11 6.8 3.5-12.8 11 6.6 3.3-12.6 33 23.3 15.3-33.8
25-34 490 404 82.9 78.2-86.8 25 4.9 2.8- 8.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 11 2.4 1.3- 4.4 44 8.3 5.7-12.0
35-44 773 628 83.4 79.7-86.5 19 2.3 1.3- 3.9 9 1.3 0.6- 2.8 5 0.3 0.1- 0.6 112 12.8 10.0-16.2
45-49 464 361 82.8 78.5-86.4 11 1.8 0.8- 3.7 9 1.4 0.6- 3.1 6 1.3 0.5- 3.6 77 12.7 9.7-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 138 62.0 52.5-70.6 7 3.0 1.4- 6.6 5 3.6 1.3- 9.9 10 7.7 3.7-15.4 48 23.7 16.5-32.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 542 420 76.6 69.6-82.3 20 4.7 2.6- 8.5 12 2.3 1.1- 5.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7 85 15.3 10.2-22.3
Some Post-H.S. 585 463 77.2 71.4-82.2 22 3.8 1.9- 7.3 12 3.9 1.9- 7.7 12 2.8 1.3- 6.2 76 12.3 8.7-17.2
College Graduate 582 483 87.0 83.1-90.1 17 2.8 1.3- 5.8 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0 6 1.0 0.3- 2.8 70 8.2 6.0-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 199 112 57.8 47.4-67.6 13 5.5 2.7-11.2 9 8.7 4.0-18.1 4 2.0 0.5- 6.9 61 25.9 17.8-36.1
$15,000- 24,999 297 196 66.6 57.5-74.7 18 8.0 4.4-14.0 6 2.2 0.8- 6.1 5 3.4 1.0-10.7 72 19.8 13.2-28.6
$25,000- 34,999 207 156 76.4 66.6-84.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4 6 4.5 1.8-10.8 37 15.5 9.3-24.6
$35,000- 49,999 282 227 84.3 78.0-89.0 10 2.1 1.0- 4.3 6 2.9 1.0- 8.0 6 1.5 0.6- 3.7 33 9.2 5.5-14.8
$50,000-74,999 337 296 82.7 73.4-89.3 13 4.3 2.1- 8.8 3 1.1 0.2- 5.8 5 2.7 0.8- 8.2 20 9.2 4.1-19.4
$75,000+ 433 403 91.0 85.4-94.6 3 1.2 0.2- 7.0 5 2.5 0.7- 8.1 3 0.8 0.2- 3.4 19 4.5 2.5- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 516 354 73.2 67.5-78.1 21 4.2 2.4- 7.4 17 4.1 2.2- 7.3 16 4.5 2.4- 8.4 108 14.1 10.8-18.1
No 1,391 1,146 78.7 74.7-82.3 45 3.6 2.3- 5.5 17 2.1 1.1- 3.9 17 1.8 1.0- 3.5 166 13.7 10.7-17.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 278 225 83.0 74.9-88.9 5 2.5 0.8- 7.3 8 3.6 1.6- 7.8 8 2.3 1.0- 5.1 32 8.7 4.3-16.9
Non-Veteran 1,640 1,280 76.0 72.5-79.3 61 4.0 2.7- 5.7 27 2.5 1.5- 4.1 25 2.6 1.5- 4.3 247 14.9 12.2-18.2

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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