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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,959 3,255 81.1 79.0-83.0 109 3.3 2.5- 4.4 52 1.1 0.8- 1.6 56 1.8 1.2- 2.7 487 12.7 11.0-14.7
GENDER
Males 1,566 1,243 77.9 74.6-81.0 66 4.8 3.4- 6.7 33 1.6 1.0- 2.5 43 3.3 2.2- 5.2 181 12.3 9.8-15.3
Females 2,393 2,012 84.1 81.4-86.4 43 1.9 1.2- 3.0 19 0.6 0.3- 1.1 13 0.3 0.2- 0.5 306 13.1 10.9-15.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 31 66.1 45.0-82.3 3 4.9 1.2-18.6 1 3.4 0.5-20.7 4 10.5 2.5-35.2 7 15.0 5.1-36.7
Non-Hispanic 3,913 3,224 81.3 79.2-83.3 106 3.3 2.5- 4.4 51 1.1 0.7- 1.5 52 1.7 1.1- 2.5 480 12.7 11.0-14.6
AGE
18-24 256 155 58.0 50.2-65.5 18 6.3 3.6-10.8 8 1.7 0.8- 3.7 11 3.6 1.7- 7.5 64 30.4 23.5-38.3
25-34 937 809 85.4 82.1-88.2 31 4.0 2.5- 6.3 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7 17 2.2 1.1- 4.5 68 7.0 5.2- 9.3
35-44 1,651 1,398 88.1 86.2-89.7 36 2.1 1.4- 3.1 22 0.7 0.4- 1.2 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 177 8.2 6.8- 9.8
45-49 1,071 880 86.8 84.4-88.9 23 1.3 0.8- 2.2 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 10 0.7 0.4- 1.6 148 10.5 8.6-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 234 165 67.8 58.1-76.1 8 3.7 1.4- 9.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5 11 10.5 4.9-21.0 43 16.5 10.8-24.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 966 760 74.4 69.3-78.9 26 4.0 2.3- 6.9 16 1.5 0.8- 3.0 18 1.8 0.9- 3.6 146 18.2 14.1-23.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,149 937 81.8 78.0-85.1 42 4.3 2.8- 6.7 15 1.0 0.5- 2.0 10 0.8 0.3- 1.9 145 12.1 9.3-15.5
College Graduate 1,606 1,392 88.1 85.5-90.3 33 1.9 1.2- 3.0 14 0.7 0.3- 1.5 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6 150 8.3 6.4-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 235 137 59.8 49.0-69.7 9 3.3 1.6- 7.0 6 3.0 1.0- 8.5 6 4.6 1.5-13.4 77 29.2 19.9-40.7
$15,000- 24,999 374 252 69.6 61.4-76.8 19 4.4 2.3- 8.4 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2 5 2.2 0.6- 7.9 91 22.8 16.2-31.1
$25,000- 34,999 335 242 74.8 67.7-80.8 14 5.4 2.9- 9.9 9 1.4 0.6- 2.9 8 2.3 1.1- 5.0 62 16.0 11.1-22.6
$35,000- 49,999 574 462 82.4 77.4-86.5 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0 12 1.8 0.8- 4.4 10 1.7 0.6- 4.6 78 12.6 9.1-17.2
$50,000-74,999 759 686 88.7 84.0-92.2 23 3.6 1.9- 6.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.5 6 0.7 0.3- 1.9 40 6.3 3.6-10.8
$75,000+ 1,332 1,243 89.8 86.2-92.5 18 1.8 0.9- 3.7 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 14 1.4 0.6- 3.2 46 6.2 4.0- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 954 702 76.0 71.7-79.8 33 3.4 2.3- 5.0 17 1.7 0.9- 3.1 22 4.0 2.1- 7.3 180 15.0 12.0-18.5
No 2,999 2,551 82.7 80.2-84.9 76 3.3 2.4- 4.6 35 0.9 0.6- 1.5 34 1.1 0.7- 1.9 303 12.0 10.0-14.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 276 85.2 78.0-90.3 8 3.2 1.2- 8.2 8 2.2 0.9- 5.5 7 2.1 0.6- 6.9 36 7.3 3.8-13.7
Non-Veteran 3,623 2,978 80.7 78.4-82.8 101 3.3 2.5- 4.4 44 1.0 0.7- 1.5 49 1.7 1.1- 2.7 451 13.2 11.4-15.3

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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.

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