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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)

How many new sex partners did you have during the past twelve months?*

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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%)
TOTAL 383 119 27.3 21.2-34.4 85 24.3 18.4-31.3 39 12.8 8.1-19.8 53 16.3 9.9-25.6 87 19.3 14.3-25.6
GENDER
Male 229 57 21.3 14.8-29.6 54 26.5 19.0-35.6 29 13.7 7.9-22.6 42 20.8 12.5-32.7 47 17.8 12.0-25.5
Female 154 62 44.3 33.1-56.2 31 18.0 11.3-27.6 10 10.5 4.5-22.7 11 3.4 1.6- 6.9 40 23.8 15.4-34.9
RACE
White 217 69 33.4 24.4-43.8 56 29.0 20.4-39.4 22 6.7 3.6-12.3 29 12.4 7.6-19.6 41 18.5 12.0-27.5
African American 116 33 22.0 13.7-33.3 19 18.2 10.7-29.4 11 22.9 12.1-39.1 11 8.1 3.7-16.7 42 28.7 19.0-41.0
Asian 3 1 16.8 1.5-72.9 1 70.8 17.9-96.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.4 1.1-64.5 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 13 6 32.5 10.8-65.5 1 22.5 3.4-70.5 2 28.4 5.7-72.2 3 14.7 3.8-43.1 1 1.9 0.2-13.7
Other Minorities 31 8 18.9 6.8-42.7 8 19.5 7.6-41.5 4 7.9 2.3-23.7 8 48.4 20.8-77.0 3 5.4 1.4-19.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 11 23.3 9.7-46.3 8 17.5 6.8-38.1 3 8.5 2.1-29.0 8 44.5 18.1-74.4 5 6.2 1.9-18.7
-English Speaking 20 9 28.1 8.3-62.7 3 5.4 1.0-24.7 1 9.2 1.1-47.9 4 53.5 16.5-87.0 3 3.8 0.8-16.0
-Spanish Speaking 15 2 16.9 3.1-56.1 5 33.8 13.0-63.6 2 7.5 1.6-28.5 4 32.4 10.2-67.0 2 9.4 1.9-35.2
Non-Hispanic 347 108 28.1 21.7-35.5 76 25.3 19.0-32.9 36 13.6 8.4-21.4 45 11.2 7.6-16.2 82 21.7 16.1-28.6
AGE
18-24 85 27 27.4 17.2-40.8 25 27.8 17.8-40.7 12 17.0 8.4-31.3 9 15.0 5.0-37.3 12 12.8 6.3-24.1
25-34 121 38 27.1 18.2-38.2 24 23.4 14.1-36.1 12 9.9 4.6-19.9 23 21.8 13.3-33.6 24 17.9 11.1-27.6
35-44 113 36 28.3 18.8-40.2 25 20.3 12.6-31.1 10 6.5 3.1-13.3 13 11.1 5.5-21.1 29 33.8 21.1-49.3
45-49 63 18 25.3 14.5-40.4 10 13.1 5.6-27.6 5 14.9 4.8-37.9 8 9.3 4.3-19.0 22 37.3 23.2-53.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 16 24.9 12.8-42.7 15 36.0 20.5-55.0 7 6.7 2.3-17.8 9 18.9 8.2-37.8 7 13.5 4.5-34.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 113 30 27.0 16.0-41.8 35 27.7 17.3-41.3 8 12.9 4.9-30.0 12 18.4 5.9-44.8 28 13.9 7.7-23.7
Some Post-H.S. 121 41 28.8 19.1-40.9 18 19.5 10.5-33.3 14 16.2 8.1-29.9 17 12.8 6.8-22.8 31 22.6 14.5-33.5
College Graduate 95 32 27.9 17.5-41.4 17 13.2 6.8-23.9 10 13.2 5.1-29.9 15 15.2 8.0-26.9 21 30.6 17.6-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 18 23.9 12.6-40.7 12 24.8 12.2-43.8 5 20.9 7.0-48.0 8 21.2 7.7-46.3 10 9.2 3.8-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 74 25 35.5 19.3-55.9 19 17.0 8.7-30.4 7 9.9 3.3-26.1 9 25.3 7.3-59.2 14 12.4 5.3-26.1
$25,000- 34,999 53 17 34.2 20.7-50.8 7 16.3 7.2-32.7 7 13.1 4.9-30.8 7 13.0 5.8-26.7 15 23.3 13.1-38.0
$35,000- 49,999 56 20 21.7 12.1-35.9 11 31.6 15.5-53.7 6 8.8 3.7-19.8 5 11.7 2.8-37.7 14 26.1 13.3-44.8
$50,000-74,999 51 17 38.6 21.7-58.8 8 8.6 3.7-18.9 5 10.9 3.9-26.9 8 15.2 5.7-34.7 13 26.7 13.8-45.2
$75,000+ 56 13 19.1 7.8-39.8 13 21.2 10.5-38.0 4 6.8 1.3-28.8 10 13.9 6.5-27.5 16 38.9 21.6-59.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 128 42 28.7 19.3-40.3 26 27.9 17.7-41.1 9 5.7 2.4-12.7 23 17.4 10.4-27.6 28 20.3 12.1-32.1
No 254 77 26.7 19.3-35.8 58 22.4 15.7-30.9 30 16.2 9.6-26.0 30 15.8 7.7-29.7 59 18.9 13.0-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 6 7.5 2.8-18.2 14 45.0 26.4-65.1 6 12.3 4.5-29.5 10 18.4 7.7-37.7 11 16.8 7.6-33.2
Non-Veteran 336 113 30.0 23.1-37.8 71 21.5 15.7-28.7 33 12.9 7.8-20.7 43 16.0 9.1-26.5 76 19.7 14.2-26.5

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*This question was asked of respondents who had sexual intercourse in the last 12 months with more than one partner.

^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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