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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 14 4 24.2 6.7-58.6 5 57.4 23.5-85.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.3-19.0 4 15.7 4.5-42.4
Buncombe 8 2 21.1 3.5-66.3 3 55.4 16.4-88.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.5-27.8 2 19.4 3.8-59.4
Cabarrus 5 2 36.7 6.5-82.9 1 34.5 5.1-83.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 28.8 5.2-75.0 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 11 0 0.0 . - . 4 44.8 13.6-80.6 2 10.6 2.0-40.1 4 29.9 8.6-65.8 1 14.8 2.0-59.7
Cumberland 20 4 7.6 2.4-21.3 4 19.9 6.2-48.0 3 23.9 6.9-57.3 4 16.4 5.1-41.7 5 32.2 10.1-66.7
Davidson 8 1 6.0 0.7-36.1 4 31.9 8.1-71.2 1 11.5 1.4-54.1 1 11.0 1.4-52.9 1 39.6 7.3-84.5
Durham 16 5 11.2 3.0-33.7 1 20.6 3.1-67.8 3 41.2 13.5-75.9 2 6.3 1.2-27.1 5 20.6 6.3-50.2
Forsyth 11 3 23.2 5.9-59.6 3 10.3 2.4-34.9 2 29.1 5.1-75.8 1 22.8 3.3-71.7 2 14.5 2.7-50.8
Gaston 11 5 38.2 10.6-76.2 2 30.2 6.0-74.7 1 9.7 1.2-47.6 1 6.5 0.8-36.8 2 15.5 3.4-49.1
Guilford 10 5 71.6 37.3-91.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.4 0.7-32.9 4 22.9 6.3-56.8
Iredell 9 2 37.0 9.5-76.6 2 15.6 3.4-49.1 1 4.4 0.5-28.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 43.1 12.7-79.8
Johnston 10 3 16.0 4.4-44.1 1 8.9 1.2-44.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 23.1 4.8-64.0 4 52.0 20.1-82.3
Mecklenburg 21 6 36.5 15.5-64.2 6 27.1 10.6-53.8 3 11.4 3.2-33.3 3 11.5 3.3-33.2 3 13.5 4.0-37.0
New Hanover 7 2 9.2 1.6-39.5 4 82.5 46.4-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 0.9-45.9
Onslow 9 3 22.8 5.0-62.5 2 8.0 1.5-32.7 2 43.8 9.1-85.9 1 19.4 2.5-69.6 1 6.0 0.7-36.8
Orange 8 2 31.7 6.2-76.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.9 2.2-40.2 1 28.9 4.4-78.1 3 28.5 6.8-68.6
Pitt 14 4 12.1 3.0-38.3 4 41.5 11.4-79.7 1 4.7 0.6-29.4 3 37.5 10.1-76.2 2 4.2 0.9-18.4
Randolph 4 2 32.3 6.1-77.9 1 26.1 3.3-78.4 1 41.6 6.8-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 13 3 7.3 1.9-24.6 3 57.6 26.5-83.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.1 2.2-41.1 5 24.0 8.0-53.3
Rowan 13 5 35.3 10.0-72.7 3 34.3 7.2-77.8 1 7.7 1.0-41.4 3 19.6 4.6-55.0 1 3.1 0.4-21.4
Union 8 2 6.4 1.2-27.8 2 48.2 13.4-84.8 1 8.4 1.0-44.7 2 26.1 5.6-67.7 1 11.0 1.4-52.2
Wake 15 4 19.6 5.1-52.3 2 15.7 3.2-51.4 1 4.0 0.5-24.5 2 15.1 3.0-50.2 6 45.7 20.0-73.9
Wayne 14 7 75.5 45.0-92.0 1 2.3 0.3-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.6 2.6-34.7 3 11.7 2.5-41.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 133 40 25.7 16.8-37.2 30 30.6 20.5-43.0 10 11.3 5.2-22.9 20 15.3 8.7-25.7 33 17.1 10.5-26.8
Piedmont 188 57 26.8 18.7-37.0 39 20.4 13.3-29.9 23 14.4 7.9-25.0 26 17.6 8.6-32.4 43 20.8 13.8-30.1
Western NC 62 22 35.2 21.7-51.6 16 30.8 16.0-51.1 6 7.1 2.6-17.7 7 10.5 4.0-25.0 11 16.3 7.6-31.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 36 11 22.2 9.9-42.5 9 36.8 15.5-64.9 3 3.7 1.1-12.2 7 18.1 6.7-40.6 6 19.1 6.9-42.8
Northwest 82 25 33.7 22.0-47.9 23 21.8 12.3-35.7 10 13.3 5.0-30.9 10 16.1 7.1-32.6 14 15.0 7.6-27.2
Charlotte 47 16 33.9 18.6-53.4 11 30.4 16.2-49.7 5 9.5 3.6-22.6 8 13.3 6.1-26.5 7 12.9 5.7-26.9
Greensboro 42 15 44.2 24.1-66.4 6 16.2 5.6-38.4 4 9.0 1.7-35.5 3 5.5 1.5-18.3 14 25.2 12.4-44.3
Southern Regional 57 13 23.1 10.2-44.5 14 33.0 18.7-51.2 6 12.3 4.8-27.7 8 9.5 4.1-20.2 16 22.2 10.7-40.4
Coastal 8 3 20.7 4.5-59.4 4 72.1 33.7-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.2 0.9-41.0
Wake 48 13 12.6 4.7-29.9 5 13.2 4.3-34.2 6 20.2 7.5-44.0 7 25.0 7.6-57.6 17 29.0 14.3-49.9
Area L 12 7 47.2 19.1-77.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 18.8 2.8-64.9 2 24.5 5.8-63.1 2 9.6 2.0-35.8
Eastern 51 16 24.8 13.0-42.2 13 37.1 20.2-58.0 4 9.3 2.4-30.3 8 18.8 7.9-38.5 10 9.9 4.4-20.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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