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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 879 701 78.2 73.8-82.1 27 3.8 2.3- 6.3 17 1.4 0.8- 2.6 17 1.8 1.0- 3.3 117 14.7 11.3-18.9
GENDER
Male 374 284 73.7 66.3-80.0 18 5.7 3.0-10.6 10 1.9 0.9- 3.9 11 2.8 1.3- 5.9 51 15.8 10.5-23.2
Female 505 417 82.6 77.6-86.7 9 2.1 1.0- 4.2 7 1.0 0.3- 2.9 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 66 13.6 9.8-18.5
RACE
White 778 625 79.0 74.3-83.1 24 3.6 2.1- 6.2 14 1.5 0.7- 2.8 14 1.5 0.7- 2.8 101 14.5 10.9-19.0
African American 25 18 66.5 36.9-87.1 2 21.7 5.1-59.0 1 3.2 0.4-20.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.6 2.7-24.1
Other Minorities 74 56 73.9 56.3-86.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 2 0.7 0.2- 3.4 3 5.4 1.4-18.8 12 18.8 8.5-36.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 33 75.3 52.9-89.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.7 0.5-22.1 2 5.7 1.1-24.5 6 15.3 5.0-38.5
Non-Hispanic 837 668 78.5 73.9-82.4 27 4.1 2.5- 6.8 16 1.3 0.7- 2.3 15 1.5 0.8- 2.8 111 14.6 11.2-19.0
AGE
18-24 71 40 50.9 36.2-65.5 6 7.4 2.9-17.7 4 3.0 1.0- 9.0 5 6.0 2.1-15.8 16 32.7 19.2-49.9
25-34 214 184 82.4 74.5-88.2 7 4.5 1.8-11.2 4 1.5 0.5- 4.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 17 11.0 6.5-18.0
35-44 349 280 82.9 77.4-87.2 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 48 12.3 8.4-17.4
45-49 239 195 86.2 80.8-90.3 5 1.5 0.5- 4.6 3 0.8 0.2- 3.6 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 32 10.2 6.8-15.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 72 72.8 59.4-83.1 3 2.3 0.6- 8.1 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 5 6.1 2.1-16.3 17 16.1 8.1-29.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 190 70.8 60.9-79.0 9 4.6 2.0-10.0 6 1.4 0.5- 4.1 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 40 21.4 13.8-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 252 204 80.2 72.5-86.2 8 5.8 2.3-14.0 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 33 12.5 8.3-18.6
College Graduate 274 235 87.6 81.6-91.8 7 1.9 0.8- 4.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.8 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 26 8.4 5.0-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 65 65.5 52.7-76.4 4 5.1 1.8-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.3 0.3- 6.0 30 28.1 18.0-41.1
$15,000- 24,999 136 97 71.1 59.0-80.8 8 3.2 1.5- 6.7 6 2.8 1.1- 6.8 2 2.5 0.5-11.5 23 20.4 11.8-32.9
$25,000- 34,999 101 74 72.7 61.4-81.6 4 5.3 1.9-13.8 3 1.0 0.2- 4.1 6 6.2 2.6-13.7 14 14.8 8.2-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 139 114 84.1 75.2-90.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 18 12.6 7.1-21.4
$50,000-74,999 153 142 92.9 82.4-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 9 5.7 1.8-16.7
$75,000+ 167 155 84.2 67.2-93.3 4 1.9 0.6- 6.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 4 9.7 2.5-31.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 265 195 73.9 66.4-80.2 10 4.5 2.2- 9.0 4 1.8 0.5- 5.9 5 2.1 0.7- 6.7 51 17.7 12.5-24.5
No 612 505 80.0 74.3-84.6 17 3.6 1.8- 7.0 13 1.3 0.7- 2.5 12 1.7 0.8- 3.4 65 13.5 9.4-19.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 42 71.1 48.5-86.5 5 17.0 5.0-44.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.8 3.5-28.8
Non-Veteran 826 659 78.7 74.2-82.6 22 3.0 1.8- 5.0 16 1.4 0.8- 2.7 17 1.9 1.0- 3.5 112 14.9 11.4-19.4

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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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