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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,490 3,663 80.8 78.8-82.6 133 3.6 2.8- 4.5 68 1.6 1.2- 2.3 59 1.7 1.1- 2.6 567 12.3 10.8-14.0
No 1,099 787 69.2 64.4-73.6 51 4.6 3.1- 6.8 31 3.0 1.9- 4.8 41 7.0 4.3-11.3 189 16.2 12.9-20.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 73 58 73.8 55.1-86.6 3 8.8 2.1-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 11 15.1 6.1-32.5
Recommended Range 1,780 1,434 74.5 70.8-77.8 53 4.4 3.0- 6.4 42 3.1 2.1- 4.6 31 2.9 1.7- 4.8 220 15.1 12.3-18.5
Overweight 1,886 1,543 81.7 79.0-84.2 55 3.4 2.3- 4.9 26 1.3 0.8- 2.3 35 1.8 1.1- 2.9 227 11.7 9.8-14.1
Obese 1,620 1,245 78.1 74.3-81.5 68 3.6 2.6- 5.0 29 1.7 1.0- 2.8 34 5.0 2.8- 8.8 244 11.6 9.3-14.3
Current Smoker
No 4,303 3,480 78.7 76.5-80.7 108 3.0 2.3- 4.0 63 1.8 1.2- 2.5 51 1.6 0.9- 3.0 601 14.9 13.2-16.8
Yes 1,282 962 75.0 71.3-78.4 76 6.3 4.6- 8.4 37 2.9 1.9- 4.4 50 7.4 5.1-10.7 157 8.4 6.8-10.4
History of CVD**
Yes 179 121 73.3 64.5-80.6 10 5.2 2.5-10.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.7 41 18.6 12.8-26.1
No 5,400 4,318 78.0 76.1-79.8 173 3.8 3.0- 4.7 98 2.1 1.6- 2.7 96 3.0 2.2- 4.3 715 13.1 11.7-14.7
Binge Drinker
No 4,717 3,774 78.7 76.8-80.6 135 3.2 2.5- 4.1 61 1.7 1.2- 2.5 54 1.7 1.2- 2.6 693 14.6 13.0-16.3
Yes 831 640 73.0 67.3-78.1 48 6.8 4.5-10.0 38 3.3 2.1- 5.2 46 9.0 5.4-14.6 59 7.9 5.1-12.0
Heavy Drinker
No 5,290 4,230 78.3 76.4-80.1 172 3.9 3.2- 4.8 84 1.8 1.3- 2.4 79 2.6 1.8- 3.8 725 13.3 11.9-14.9
Yes 230 169 70.0 59.0-79.1 8 1.7 0.8- 3.9 15 6.9 3.4-13.6 18 11.5 6.1-20.7 20 9.9 4.1-21.7
Current Asthma
Yes 446 331 75.0 68.5-80.5 16 4.4 2.3- 8.2 9 3.4 1.4- 8.0 9 2.8 1.1- 6.8 81 14.5 10.4-19.7
No 5,134 4,106 78.0 76.1-79.9 167 3.8 3.0- 4.7 90 1.9 1.4- 2.5 92 3.0 2.1- 4.3 679 13.3 11.8-14.9
Diabetes
Yes 249 167 73.0 64.9-79.8 6 4.2 1.3-12.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 4 1.4 0.4- 5.0 69 20.8 15.1-27.8
No 5,348 4,285 78.0 76.1-79.8 178 3.8 3.1- 4.7 97 2.1 1.6- 2.7 97 3.1 2.2- 4.3 691 13.0 11.6-14.6
Disability
Yes 1,379 982 72.5 68.9-75.9 54 4.4 3.1- 6.2 40 3.9 2.6- 6.0 34 4.2 2.6- 6.7 269 14.9 12.6-17.7
No 4,197 3,459 79.5 77.3-81.6 130 3.6 2.8- 4.7 59 1.5 1.0- 2.1 67 2.7 1.7- 4.1 482 12.7 11.0-14.6

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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