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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 935 69 8.5 6.1-11.8 866 91.5 88.2-93.9
GENDER
Males 293 26 9.7 5.7-16.1 267 90.3 83.9-94.3
Females 642 43 7.4 5.1-10.5 599 92.6 89.5-94.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 33.2 7.0-76.6 8 66.8 23.4-93.0
Non-Hispanic 924 66 8.3 5.9-11.5 858 91.7 88.5-94.1
AGE
18-24 70 13 15.0 6.9-29.7 57 85.0 70.3-93.1
25-34 247 30 11.6 7.5-17.6 217 88.4 82.4-92.5
35-44 378 18 4.4 2.6- 7.5 360 95.6 92.5-97.4
45-49 224 8 4.1 1.6- 9.9 216 95.9 90.1-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 10 27.3 11.4-52.2 60 72.7 47.8-88.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 312 23 8.1 4.8-13.3 289 91.9 86.7-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 297 23 7.5 4.7-11.7 274 92.5 88.3-95.3
College Graduate 255 13 4.5 2.3- 8.4 242 95.5 91.6-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 18 13.2 7.4-22.5 104 86.8 77.5-92.6
$15,000- 24,999 193 21 16.3 8.4-29.3 172 83.7 70.7-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 127 10 8.3 4.1-16.1 117 91.7 83.9-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 153 7 4.4 1.9- 9.7 146 95.6 90.3-98.1
$50,000-74,999 136 6 4.9 1.9-12.1 130 95.1 87.9-98.1
$75,000+ 136 2 1.4 0.4- 5.6 134 98.6 94.4-99.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 255 29 12.1 7.7-18.7 226 87.9 81.3-92.3
No 675 40 7.2 4.6-11.3 635 92.8 88.7-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 6 5.1 2.1-11.7 119 94.9 88.3-97.9
Non-Veteran 810 63 9.1 6.4-12.8 747 90.9 87.2-93.6

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

^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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