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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 1,105 859 74.7 70.4-78.5 56 5.3 3.7- 7.5 27 2.5 1.5- 4.1 41 6.4 3.9-10.1 122 11.2 8.7-14.2
Female 1,696 1,387 81.6 78.4-84.4 35 2.3 1.4- 3.7 21 1.2 0.6- 2.2 10 0.5 0.2- 1.3 243 14.4 11.8-17.4
RACE
White 2,017 1,662 81.5 78.6-84.1 53 3.3 2.2- 4.8 23 0.9 0.5- 1.6 30 2.0 1.2- 3.5 249 12.3 10.2-14.9
African American 445 317 69.3 62.5-75.4 29 6.6 4.0-10.9 18 4.8 2.7- 8.6 14 6.5 3.3-12.3 67 12.7 8.7-18.2
Other Minorities 328 260 74.7 66.0-81.9 8 2.7 1.2- 6.1 7 2.3 0.8- 6.1 6 5.6 1.6-17.6 47 14.7 10.1-21.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 254 201 73.9 63.6-82.1 8 3.0 1.2- 6.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 6 6.9 2.0-21.5 37 15.7 10.4-23.1
Non-Hispanic 2,544 2,043 78.8 76.1-81.2 83 4.0 2.9- 5.3 46 2.0 1.4- 3.1 45 2.9 1.9- 4.4 327 12.3 10.4-14.5
AGE
18-24 202 118 55.9 47.0-64.4 18 7.6 4.4-12.7 8 2.8 1.2- 6.3 12 9.4 4.5-18.4 46 24.4 17.7-32.6
25-34 711 584 81.0 76.7-84.6 26 3.7 2.3- 5.8 19 3.0 1.7- 5.3 22 3.7 2.1- 6.5 60 8.6 6.1-11.9
35-44 1,163 972 86.2 83.5-88.5 30 2.6 1.5- 4.4 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9 132 9.4 7.5-11.6
45-49 688 558 85.0 81.6-87.9 17 1.9 1.1- 3.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.6 104 11.8 9.3-14.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 212 75.8 67.7-82.4 8 3.3 1.4- 7.9 7 1.3 0.5- 3.3 6 5.7 2.3-13.5 45 13.8 9.2-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 645 497 70.8 64.2-76.7 27 4.9 2.9- 8.2 11 1.8 0.8- 4.0 16 6.0 2.6-13.1 94 16.4 12.2-21.8
Some Post-H.S. 737 580 78.8 74.1-82.8 30 4.4 2.7- 7.1 14 2.6 1.3- 5.2 15 3.0 1.6- 5.7 98 11.2 8.2-15.0
College Graduate 1,135 955 84.1 80.5-87.1 26 2.8 1.6- 4.7 16 1.4 0.7- 3.0 14 1.0 0.6- 2.0 124 10.7 8.1-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 178 109 64.0 52.2-74.4 6 1.9 0.7- 5.1 9 3.1 1.3- 6.9 6 8.4 3.2-20.2 48 22.7 14.3-33.9
$15,000- 24,999 350 246 68.8 59.4-76.9 16 4.7 2.4- 8.9 6 2.3 0.8- 6.6 7 5.3 1.3-19.1 75 18.9 13.1-26.6
$25,000- 34,999 247 171 72.5 64.6-79.3 11 5.7 3.0-10.6 8 1.9 0.8- 4.6 8 4.6 2.2- 9.4 49 15.3 10.3-22.2
$35,000- 49,999 362 276 79.4 73.0-84.5 14 3.2 1.6- 6.2 8 2.4 0.9- 6.3 6 2.5 0.8- 7.0 58 12.5 8.5-18.0
$50,000-74,999 461 400 86.9 81.8-90.8 18 4.2 2.1- 8.2 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.2 32 5.8 3.4- 9.7
$75,000+ 940 864 87.8 83.6-91.1 18 3.2 1.7- 6.0 7 0.6 0.2- 1.5 12 1.6 0.7- 3.7 39 6.8 4.3-10.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 598 433 71.8 66.2-76.9 23 4.5 2.7- 7.4 19 4.4 2.4- 8.0 13 4.5 2.2- 9.0 110 14.7 11.3-19.1
No 2,194 1,808 79.8 76.7-82.5 68 3.7 2.6- 5.1 29 1.2 0.7- 2.0 38 3.2 1.8- 5.6 251 12.1 10.0-14.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 171 128 80.3 71.4-87.0 8 4.2 1.8- 9.4 7 5.3 1.9-14.2 5 3.4 1.0-10.4 23 6.8 3.9-11.5
Non-Veteran 2,629 2,117 77.9 75.2-80.5 83 3.8 2.8- 5.1 41 1.6 1.0- 2.4 46 3.5 2.1- 5.6 342 13.2 11.3-15.5

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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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