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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)

In the past five years, have you been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,611 188 4.1 3.4- 5.1 5,423 95.9 94.9-96.6
-Piedmont NC 2,805 89 4.4 3.2- 5.9 2,716 95.6 94.1-96.8
GENDER
Male 1,108 29 3.9 2.3- 6.5 1,079 96.1 93.5-97.7
Female 1,697 60 4.8 3.4- 6.8 1,637 95.2 93.2-96.6
RACE
White 2,021 42 2.8 1.7- 4.4 1,979 97.2 95.6-98.3
African American 443 36 9.4 6.0-14.4 407 90.6 85.6-94.0
Other Minorities 330 9 3.7 1.6- 8.4 321 96.3 91.6-98.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 256 9 5.8 2.5-12.6 247 94.2 87.4-97.5
Non-Hispanic 2,546 80 4.1 3.0- 5.7 2,466 95.9 94.3-97.0
AGE
18-24 204 14 5.9 2.8-11.9 190 94.1 88.1-97.2
25-34 712 43 7.8 5.3-11.3 669 92.2 88.7-94.7
35-44 1,163 23 1.7 1.1- 2.8 1,140 98.3 97.2-98.9
45-49 689 9 1.4 0.6- 3.2 680 98.6 96.8-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 20 10.2 5.5-18.3 261 89.8 81.7-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 647 22 5.3 3.1- 8.9 625 94.7 91.1-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 737 24 3.9 2.1- 6.9 713 96.1 93.1-97.9
College Graduate 1,134 23 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,111 98.2 97.2-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 179 12 7.8 3.3-17.4 167 92.2 82.6-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 349 24 9.2 5.2-15.9 325 90.8 84.1-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 245 12 3.9 2.1- 7.3 233 96.1 92.7-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 363 12 4.5 2.1- 9.2 351 95.5 90.8-97.9
$50,000-74,999 460 12 4.2 1.7- 9.9 448 95.8 90.1-98.3
$75,000+ 940 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6 932 99.3 98.4-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 599 32 6.3 3.9- 9.9 567 93.7 90.1-96.1
No 2,196 57 3.9 2.7- 5.7 2,139 96.1 94.3-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 171 7 8.2 3.0-20.2 164 91.8 79.8-97.0
Non-Veteran 2,633 82 4.1 3.0- 5.6 2,551 95.9 94.4-97.0

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*This question was asked of respondents who had sexual intercourse in the last 12 months.

Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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