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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 5,611 188 4.1 3.4- 5.1 5,423 95.9 94.9-96.6
GENDER
Male 2,166 61 3.7 2.5- 5.2 2,105 96.3 94.8-97.5
Female 3,445 127 4.6 3.6- 5.9 3,318 95.4 94.1-96.4
RACE
White 3,965 89 2.8 2.0- 3.7 3,876 97.2 96.3-98.0
African American 935 69 8.5 6.1-11.8 866 91.5 88.2-93.9
Asian 69 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 68 98.3 88.7-99.8
Native American 127 12 13.3 6.7-24.6 115 86.7 75.4-93.3
Other Minorities 491 15 3.6 1.8- 7.1 476 96.4 92.9-98.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 463 16 4.9 2.5- 9.4 447 95.1 90.6-97.5
-English Speaking 127 5 3.3 1.0-10.1 122 96.7 89.9-99.0
-Spanish Speaking 336 11 5.3 2.5-11.2 325 94.7 88.8-97.5
Non-Hispanic 5,143 171 4.0 3.2- 5.0 4,972 96.0 95.0-96.8
AGE
18-24 447 39 6.0 3.8- 9.5 408 94.0 90.5-96.2
25-34 1,417 81 6.6 5.0- 8.8 1,336 93.4 91.2-95.0
35-44 2,284 50 1.9 1.3- 2.6 2,234 98.1 97.4-98.7
45-49 1,396 18 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1,378 98.4 97.2-99.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 591 40 8.6 5.4-13.3 551 91.4 86.7-94.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,447 52 4.6 3.2- 6.7 1,395 95.4 93.3-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,574 57 4.0 2.7- 5.8 1,517 96.0 94.2-97.3
College Graduate 1,990 39 1.8 1.3- 2.7 1,951 98.2 97.3-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 482 38 7.5 4.5-12.3 444 92.5 87.7-95.5
$15,000- 24,999 788 48 7.2 4.6-11.0 740 92.8 89.0-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 552 23 5.0 3.1- 7.8 529 95.0 92.2-96.9
$35,000- 49,999 784 27 4.4 2.6- 7.2 757 95.6 92.8-97.4
$50,000-74,999 951 21 3.1 1.5- 6.1 930 96.9 93.9-98.5
$75,000+ 1,540 11 0.7 0.4- 1.4 1,529 99.3 98.6-99.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,382 74 6.1 4.5- 8.2 1,308 93.9 91.8-95.5
No 4,205 113 3.6 2.7- 4.7 4,092 96.4 95.3-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 503 18 5.7 2.9-11.0 485 94.3 89.0-97.1
Non-Veteran 5,106 170 4.0 3.2- 4.9 4,936 96.0 95.1-96.8

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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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