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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, 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%)
TOTAL 385 160 28.0 22.3-34.5 214 69.4 62.6-75.4 11 2.6 1.1- 5.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 260 119 34.0 26.4-42.4 135 63.3 54.6-71.1 6 2.8 0.9- 8.2
No 123 40 18.4 11.5-28.1 78 79.3 69.0-86.8 5 2.4 0.7- 8.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 4 2 23.2 3.3-72.6 2 76.8 27.4-96.7 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 126 63 31.4 22.0-42.6 57 63.3 51.6-73.6 6 5.3 2.0-13.8
Overweight 115 29 22.9 13.5-36.1 84 76.6 63.5-86.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Obese 132 63 28.1 18.5-40.3 66 70.6 58.2-80.6 3 1.2 0.2- 6.0
Current Smoker
No 222 96 31.1 22.9-40.9 119 66.4 56.5-75.1 7 2.4 0.9- 6.4
Yes 163 64 24.1 17.0-32.9 95 73.1 63.7-80.8 4 2.8 0.7-10.5
History of CVD**
Yes 17 8 39.1 17.3-66.3 8 59.0 32.0-81.4 1 2.0 0.3-13.3
No 367 152 27.8 22.0-34.4 205 69.6 62.7-75.7 10 2.6 1.1- 6.0
Binge Drinker
No 250 115 34.3 26.7-42.7 132 64.6 56.1-72.3 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0
Yes 132 44 17.8 11.0-27.4 80 77.2 66.1-85.5 8 5.0 1.7-13.6
Heavy Drinker
No 335 143 29.1 22.8-36.3 185 69.0 61.7-75.6 7 1.9 0.6- 5.6
Yes 41 15 20.2 9.9-37.0 22 70.3 50.4-84.6 4 9.5 2.7-28.3
Current Asthma
Yes 34 18 22.2 11.6-38.4 15 72.0 52.8-85.6 1 5.7 0.8-31.4
No 349 141 28.3 22.2-35.4 198 69.4 62.1-75.8 10 2.3 0.9- 5.7
Diabetes
Yes 13 6 29.5 8.7-64.7 7 70.5 35.3-91.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 372 154 28.0 22.2-34.6 207 69.4 62.5-75.5 11 2.7 1.1- 6.1
Disability
Yes 129 54 26.9 18.6-37.2 70 68.9 58.1-78.0 5 4.2 1.5-11.1
No 255 105 28.4 21.2-36.9 144 69.8 61.0-77.3 6 1.8 0.5- 6.9

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*This question was asked of respondents who had sexual intercourse in the last 12 months with more than one partner.

**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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