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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual Behavior (Ages: 18-49)

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 126 101 73.6 58.1-84.8 8 9.0 3.4-21.7 5 2.3 0.9- 6.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 11 14.8 6.0-32.1
Buncombe 109 84 71.9 59.3-81.8 4 5.5 1.5-18.2 2 1.7 0.3- 8.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 17 19.9 11.6-31.9
Cabarrus 145 128 84.9 74.6-91.5 3 3.7 1.0-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.5 0.3- 6.6 12 9.9 4.8-19.4
Catawba 160 121 78.0 68.4-85.3 3 2.6 0.7- 9.2 3 1.2 0.3- 4.3 5 5.6 1.9-15.6 28 12.6 7.6-20.2
Cumberland 192 147 76.8 65.4-85.3 8 4.2 1.5-11.5 5 2.8 0.9- 8.0 7 3.3 1.4- 7.6 25 12.9 6.0-25.5
Davidson 144 113 81.5 72.2-88.2 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 2 2.8 0.6-12.7 23 12.9 7.5-21.2
Durham 155 117 69.5 57.4-79.4 8 4.5 1.8-10.5 4 5.7 1.6-18.4 5 6.7 2.0-20.1 21 13.6 7.5-23.4
Forsyth 145 109 70.5 59.2-79.8 5 2.6 0.9- 7.3 5 5.2 1.6-15.4 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 25 19.4 11.8-30.2
Gaston 139 104 71.4 59.6-80.9 5 5.8 1.8-16.7 4 5.1 1.5-16.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 24 16.7 9.8-26.8
Guilford 152 117 73.9 61.9-83.1 6 6.0 2.2-15.5 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 25 18.3 10.4-30.1
Iredell 172 147 88.1 81.3-92.6 7 4.6 1.9-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.5 0.4- 5.1 15 5.8 3.1-10.5
Johnston 207 169 85.7 78.8-90.7 5 2.2 0.7- 6.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 28 9.9 5.8-16.4
Mecklenburg 267 217 80.7 74.0-85.9 10 5.1 2.5-10.4 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6 5 2.7 1.0- 7.1 29 9.6 6.0-15.0
New Hanover 107 77 70.2 54.6-82.2 3 9.7 2.6-29.9 4 4.3 1.5-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 23 15.8 7.8-29.5
Onslow 182 155 85.1 76.3-91.0 4 2.1 0.7- 6.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 2 4.4 1.0-16.9 18 7.7 4.5-12.7
Orange 134 112 85.4 76.0-91.6 4 2.2 0.7- 6.8 3 2.5 0.6- 9.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 14 7.9 3.9-15.6
Pitt 145 107 66.3 53.4-77.2 8 7.0 1.8-23.4 3 5.6 1.7-16.8 3 4.3 0.9-17.4 24 16.9 10.0-27.3
Randolph 144 122 78.6 65.6-87.6 2 3.0 0.7-11.4 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 1 3.9 0.6-22.6 18 12.0 6.1-22.5
Robeson 164 128 75.9 65.0-84.2 6 4.0 1.5-10.3 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 4 5.2 1.7-14.9 23 14.2 8.3-23.2
Rowan 138 105 69.4 56.5-79.9 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2 3 4.1 1.0-15.2 7 7.6 2.5-21.3 20 16.9 9.2-28.9
Union 177 145 74.2 63.4-82.6 4 2.4 0.8- 7.2 1 2.9 0.4-17.7 3 2.8 0.9- 8.6 24 17.8 10.8-27.9
Wake 267 214 78.5 71.0-84.4 10 4.7 2.2- 9.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.3 38 13.1 8.5-19.6
Wayne 164 120 69.1 55.2-80.2 8 6.5 2.3-17.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 5 2.5 0.9- 7.0 30 20.8 11.0-35.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,919 1,505 77.1 73.9-80.0 66 3.7 2.6- 5.3 35 2.7 1.7- 4.1 33 2.5 1.6- 4.0 280 14.0 11.5-16.9
Piedmont 2,801 2,246 78.1 75.5-80.5 91 3.8 2.9- 5.1 48 1.8 1.2- 2.7 51 3.5 2.2- 5.4 365 12.8 10.9-14.9
Western NC 879 701 78.2 73.8-82.1 27 3.8 2.3- 6.3 17 1.4 0.8- 2.6 17 1.8 1.0- 3.3 117 14.7 11.3-18.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 560 452 78.4 73.0-82.9 14 3.3 1.5- 7.1 9 1.0 0.4- 2.5 13 2.2 1.1- 4.6 72 15.1 11.3-19.9
Northwest 1,136 892 77.6 73.4-81.3 37 3.4 2.3- 5.0 22 2.2 1.2- 4.1 23 2.7 1.5- 4.8 162 14.0 10.8-18.0
Charlotte 799 650 78.5 74.2-82.3 24 4.2 2.5- 6.8 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0 12 1.9 1.0- 3.8 102 13.4 10.3-17.2
Greensboro 629 513 79.3 73.4-84.2 21 4.4 2.4- 8.1 15 1.9 0.9- 3.8 6 1.3 0.5- 3.6 74 13.1 9.0-18.6
Southern Regional 623 484 77.6 71.8-82.5 25 3.1 1.8- 5.4 16 3.6 1.9- 6.6 16 3.7 1.9- 7.1 82 11.9 8.1-17.3
Coastal 229 171 77.2 68.8-83.8 4 4.4 1.4-13.0 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 50 16.8 11.5-24.0
Wake 729 582 77.8 72.2-82.5 26 3.7 2.2- 6.4 9 1.2 0.5- 3.1 14 5.6 2.6-11.5 98 11.7 8.6-15.7
Area L 148 118 75.0 64.4-83.2 7 6.1 2.5-14.0 2 4.2 1.0-16.1 3 4.7 1.4-14.6 18 10.1 5.9-16.6
Eastern 746 590 76.3 70.5-81.2 26 3.4 1.9- 6.1 12 2.2 1.1- 4.4 14 2.4 1.2- 4.7 104 15.7 11.4-21.3

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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.

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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