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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 76 29 46.1 29.8-63.4 19 18.7 9.5-33.5 5 4.8 1.8-12.2 7 5.0 2.1-11.6 16 25.4 12.9-43.7
African American 61 22 36.9 21.1-56.0 11 21.5 10.8-38.2 3 13.2 3.6-38.2 3 1.2 0.3- 3.9 22 27.3 14.6-45.1
Other Minorities 16 10 62.9 32.3-85.8 1 4.2 0.6-25.5 2 19.9 4.2-58.4 1 6.3 0.8-34.7 2 6.6 1.2-28.6
AGE
18-24 33 16 51.2 30.8-71.1 7 18.5 7.7-38.4 4 10.7 3.4-28.8 2 2.7 0.6-11.5 4 16.9 5.1-43.7
25-34 57 27 46.1 29.3-63.9 9 13.8 6.4-27.4 4 14.4 3.8-41.4 3 3.1 0.9-10.3 14 22.6 12.2-38.0
35-44 43 14 27.8 15.6-44.5 11 25.8 13.4-43.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 4 5.4 1.9-14.2 13 39.4 23.5-58.0
45-49 20 5 21.5 7.6-47.7 3 23.3 5.0-63.5 1 4.4 0.6-26.4 2 5.9 1.3-22.3 9 45.0 19.7-73.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 11 3 19.9 5.8-50.0 2 31.7 8.8-69.0 2 18.7 4.5-52.5 1 6.0 0.8-33.5 3 23.8 7.0-56.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 42 12 43.8 23.1-66.9 11 20.2 8.7-40.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.3 0.7-13.9 17 32.7 16.2-54.9
Some Post-H.S. 55 26 44.7 28.3-62.4 11 18.5 8.5-35.6 4 12.7 4.4-31.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 12 23.1 10.6-43.3
College Graduate 46 21 50.8 28.4-72.9 7 10.4 3.9-25.0 4 20.7 4.7-58.0 6 6.8 2.4-17.8 8 11.3 4.7-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 28 10 30.2 15.3-50.8 7 33.5 15.9-57.3 1 3.9 0.5-23.2 3 5.6 1.6-17.6 7 26.9 10.8-52.9
$15,000- 24,999 32 13 44.1 21.5-69.5 7 18.2 6.4-42.1 2 13.6 2.2-52.0 2 3.5 0.7-15.8 8 20.6 6.8-47.8
$25,000- 34,999 19 8 43.2 20.6-69.0 2 13.3 2.7-45.7 1 3.2 0.4-20.4 1 5.2 0.7-29.4 7 35.1 16.0-60.6
$35,000- 49,999 25 12 51.4 28.8-73.4 4 7.5 2.6-19.8 2 13.2 3.4-40.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 27.9 11.5-53.5
$50,000-74,999 17 6 60.0 31.0-83.3 3 16.4 4.7-43.9 1 4.6 0.6-27.8 2 2.7 0.6-11.5 5 16.4 5.4-40.1
$75,000+ 17 8 38.4 13.3-71.7 4 23.8 5.3-63.3 1 2.3 0.3-16.3 2 4.9 1.0-21.2 2 30.7 5.7-76.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 51 21 39.2 22.5-58.9 9 27.2 13.0-48.2 5 13.8 4.8-34.0 6 6.6 2.6-15.8 10 13.2 5.9-27.0
No 102 41 46.7 32.7-61.3 21 13.7 7.4-23.8 5 9.2 2.7-27.0 5 2.1 0.7- 6.5 30 28.3 17.2-42.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 0 0.0 . - . 4 92.1 53.2-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.9 0.8-46.8
Non-Veteran 149 62 46.4 34.8-58.4 27 14.6 8.8-23.1 10 11.0 4.7-23.6 11 3.5 1.7- 7.2 39 24.5 15.8-36.0

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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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