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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,446 2,805 81.9 79.8-83.9 90 2.9 2.1- 3.9 38 1.1 0.7- 1.8 26 0.7 0.4- 1.2 487 13.5 11.7-15.5
RACE
White 2,393 2,012 84.1 81.4-86.4 43 1.9 1.2- 3.0 19 0.6 0.3- 1.1 13 0.3 0.2- 0.5 306 13.1 10.9-15.8
African American 645 451 71.6 66.4-76.3 41 7.0 4.5-10.7 11 2.5 1.0- 5.9 10 2.0 0.9- 4.7 132 16.8 13.3-21.1
Other Minorities 392 330 85.1 79.4-89.4 6 2.2 0.8- 5.6 7 1.5 0.5- 4.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 46 10.5 6.9-15.8
AGE
18-24 258 175 65.9 57.8-73.2 16 5.7 3.2-10.2 10 2.4 1.1- 4.8 7 1.6 0.6- 4.2 50 24.4 17.8-32.5
25-34 891 762 86.5 83.3-89.2 37 3.6 2.4- 5.6 10 1.3 0.5- 3.3 11 0.9 0.5- 1.7 71 7.7 5.7-10.3
35-44 1,398 1,166 86.9 84.7-88.9 24 1.2 0.8- 1.9 14 0.5 0.3- 1.0 5 0.1 0.1- 0.3 189 11.1 9.3-13.3
45-49 849 685 84.1 80.9-86.8 12 1.2 0.6- 2.7 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 145 14.3 11.7-17.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 310 247 82.7 76.6-87.4 5 1.2 0.5- 3.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 52 14.7 10.3-20.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 810 641 79.0 73.9-83.3 28 4.4 2.6- 7.5 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 6 1.0 0.3- 2.9 127 15.0 11.3-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,056 853 81.5 77.8-84.7 32 3.5 2.2- 5.6 14 1.5 0.7- 3.1 8 0.7 0.3- 1.7 149 12.7 10.0-16.1
College Graduate 1,266 1,063 84.4 80.6-87.6 25 1.6 0.9- 2.8 13 1.2 0.5- 3.1 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8 156 12.4 9.5-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 203 70.0 60.6-77.9 15 3.9 2.1- 7.1 9 2.3 1.1- 5.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1 88 23.1 15.7-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 487 348 71.8 65.1-77.7 22 6.1 3.4-10.9 5 1.5 0.3- 6.8 5 1.5 0.4- 5.1 107 19.0 14.3-24.9
$25,000- 34,999 356 271 78.9 73.1-83.8 11 3.6 1.9- 6.7 6 1.7 0.6- 5.1 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7 65 14.9 10.9-20.2
$35,000- 49,999 488 395 83.8 78.4-88.1 15 2.3 1.2- 4.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 68 12.6 8.6-18.0
$50,000-74,999 566 510 89.1 83.9-92.7 13 2.8 1.4- 5.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 39 7.7 4.5-12.6
$75,000+ 880 824 90.8 86.1-94.0 6 0.8 0.2- 3.3 8 1.0 0.4- 2.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 39 7.3 4.4-11.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 847 622 78.7 74.7-82.2 24 2.6 1.5- 4.4 18 2.1 1.2- 3.9 9 1.3 0.5- 3.4 174 15.3 12.4-18.8
No 2,587 2,178 83.0 80.4-85.3 66 3.0 2.1- 4.2 19 0.8 0.4- 1.6 17 0.5 0.3- 0.9 307 12.8 10.7-15.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 84 77.3 64.9-86.2 3 7.1 1.9-23.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 22 14.4 8.4-23.4
Non-Veteran 3,335 2,721 82.0 79.8-84.0 87 2.8 2.0- 3.8 36 1.1 0.7- 1.8 26 0.7 0.4- 1.2 465 13.4 11.6-15.5

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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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