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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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
-Mecklenburg County 267 217 80.7 74.0-85.9 10 5.1 2.5-10.4 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6 5 2.7 1.0- 7.1 29 9.6 6.0-15.0
GENDER
Male 111 87 77.1 66.8-84.9 5 6.1 2.4-14.9 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2 5 5.3 2.0-13.3 10 8.6 4.2-16.8
Female 156 130 84.5 75.2-90.7 5 4.0 1.2-12.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 0 0.0 . - . 19 10.7 5.7-19.0
RACE
White 156 136 87.6 79.5-92.8 4 3.5 1.2-10.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 2 1.3 0.3- 6.1 13 7.2 3.4-14.5
Other 110 80 73.3 62.3-82.0 6 6.8 2.6-16.7 5 3.5 1.3- 9.0 3 4.2 1.3-13.1 16 12.2 6.7-21.3
AGE
18-44 189 155 81.9 73.9-87.8 8 5.6 2.4-12.2 5 1.9 0.7- 5.2 3 2.2 0.6- 7.9 18 8.4 4.6-14.8
45+ 72 59 77.2 63.1-87.0 2 3.6 0.9-13.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.0 2 5.0 1.2-17.8 8 12.4 5.4-25.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 46 68.0 52.1-80.6 4 10.9 3.9-26.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.5-20.4 11 17.7 8.8-32.3
Some College + 203 170 86.4 80.4-90.7 6 2.6 1.1- 6.1 6 2.7 1.1- 6.6 4 2.4 0.9- 6.7 17 5.9 3.3-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 59 69.6 56.4-80.3 5 10.5 4.2-24.2 4 2.9 1.0- 7.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 16 15.7 8.7-26.9
$50,000+ 165 148 90.7 84.1-94.7 5 2.4 0.9- 6.3 2 1.5 0.3- 6.8 3 2.2 0.6- 7.1 7 3.3 1.2- 8.7

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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.

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