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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual Behavior (Ages: 18-49)

During the past 12 months, have you had sex with only males, only females, or both?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Males only Females only Both males & females
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 385 160 28.0 22.3-34.5 214 69.4 62.6-75.4 11 2.6 1.1- 5.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 14 4 12.8 3.6-36.4 10 87.2 63.6-96.4 0 0.0 . - .
Buncombe 8 4 32.7 7.7-73.9 4 67.3 26.1-92.3 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 11 4 26.3 6.8-63.6 6 70.7 34.4-91.7 1 3.0 0.4-20.6
Cumberland 20 11 34.1 14.7-60.9 8 45.6 20.6-73.0 1 20.3 3.2-66.2
Davidson 8 3 25.0 6.0-63.5 5 75.0 36.5-94.0 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 17 10 26.1 9.8-53.3 6 65.0 34.8-86.7 1 8.9 1.2-44.4
Forsyth 11 6 52.8 18.3-84.8 5 47.2 15.2-81.7 0 0.0 . - .
Gaston 11 1 6.5 0.8-36.8 10 93.5 63.2-99.2 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 10 3 37.9 10.0-77.1 7 62.1 22.9-90.0 0 0.0 . - .
Iredell 9 5 73.9 39.7-92.4 4 26.1 7.6-60.3 0 0.0 . - .
Johnston 10 5 50.7 19.1-81.8 5 49.3 18.2-80.9 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 21 8 29.3 12.1-55.5 13 70.7 44.5-87.9 0 0.0 . - .
New Hanover 7 2 16.5 3.1-55.2 4 70.1 28.6-93.2 1 13.4 1.6-59.8
Onslow 9 3 16.5 3.8-49.7 5 79.5 45.4-94.8 1 4.0 0.5-27.2
Orange 8 4 41.7 11.0-80.4 4 58.3 19.6-89.0 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 14 8 18.4 5.8-45.2 6 81.6 54.8-94.2 0 0.0 . - .
Randolph 4 1 26.1 3.3-78.4 3 73.9 21.6-96.7 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 13 6 35.0 11.4-69.2 7 65.0 30.8-88.6 0 0.0 . - .
Rowan 13 4 15.6 4.3-43.3 9 84.4 56.7-95.7 0 0.0 . - .
Union 8 2 6.4 1.2-27.8 4 74.8 38.3-93.4 2 18.8 3.9-56.8
Wake 15 8 30.1 12.2-57.3 7 69.9 42.7-87.8 0 0.0 . - .
Wayne 14 8 42.7 14.8-76.2 6 57.3 23.8-85.2 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 133 68 33.8 24.4-44.7 61 60.8 49.3-71.2 4 5.4 1.6-16.5
Piedmont 189 69 25.3 17.9-34.5 115 73.1 63.8-80.8 5 1.6 0.5- 4.9
Western NC 63 23 28.2 16.8-43.4 38 70.8 55.7-82.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 37 14 26.4 12.6-47.2 22 72.8 52.0-86.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
Northwest 82 31 33.1 20.8-48.2 49 66.3 51.2-78.6 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6
Charlotte 47 12 19.0 8.9-36.3 33 78.5 61.5-89.3 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6
Greensboro 42 12 26.5 11.5-49.9 29 73.2 49.8-88.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Southern Regional 57 29 32.2 19.1-49.0 27 61.1 43.1-76.4 1 6.7 1.0-34.6
Coastal 8 2 14.4 2.8-49.2 5 73.9 35.5-93.6 1 11.7 1.4-54.6
Wake 49 25 23.1 12.0-39.8 23 74.8 57.4-86.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.9
Area L 12 7 50.7 21.1-79.9 5 49.3 20.1-78.9 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 51 28 35.5 20.8-53.6 21 60.3 41.9-76.1 2 4.2 0.8-20.1

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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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