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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)

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 5,611 188 4.1 3.4- 5.1 5,423 95.9 94.9-96.6
-Eastern NC 1,921 81 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,840 95.6 94.3-96.6
GENDER
Male 679 25 3.8 2.4- 5.8 654 96.2 94.2-97.6
Female 1,242 56 5.0 3.7- 6.9 1,186 95.0 93.1-96.3
RACE
White 1,163 30 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,133 97.2 95.8-98.2
African American 467 33 7.4 4.9-11.1 434 92.6 88.9-95.1
Other Minorities 280 18 6.2 3.5-10.8 262 93.8 89.2-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 163 7 4.0 1.5-10.2 156 96.0 89.8-98.5
Non-Hispanic 1,756 73 4.4 3.3- 5.8 1,683 95.6 94.2-96.7
AGE
18-24 171 19 6.2 3.7-10.2 152 93.8 89.8-96.3
25-34 489 31 6.0 4.0- 9.0 458 94.0 91.0-96.0
35-44 772 23 2.5 1.6- 4.1 749 97.5 95.9-98.4
45-49 465 8 2.4 1.0- 5.7 457 97.6 94.3-99.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 14 6.5 3.5-11.7 194 93.5 88.3-96.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 546 25 4.5 2.8- 7.1 521 95.5 92.9-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 583 30 5.0 3.3- 7.5 553 95.0 92.5-96.7
College Graduate 582 12 2.3 1.1- 4.7 570 97.7 95.3-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 23 8.9 5.2-14.8 178 91.1 85.2-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 298 21 5.7 3.5- 9.0 277 94.3 91.0-96.5
$25,000- 34,999 206 8 6.7 3.1-13.7 198 93.3 86.3-96.9
$35,000- 49,999 282 14 6.2 3.2-11.5 268 93.8 88.5-96.8
$50,000-74,999 338 6 1.5 0.6- 3.7 332 98.5 96.3-99.4
$75,000+ 433 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 431 99.1 96.4-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 516 35 6.6 4.5- 9.8 481 93.4 90.2-95.5
No 1,393 45 3.6 2.5- 5.1 1,348 96.4 94.9-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 279 10 3.7 1.8- 7.4 269 96.3 92.6-98.2
Non-Veteran 1,641 71 4.5 3.4- 6.0 1,570 95.5 94.0-96.6

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*This question was asked of respondents who had sexual intercourse in the last 12 months.

Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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