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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual & Physical Violence

Has a stranger ever pushed, hit, slapped, kicked, or physically hurt you in any other way?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, within the past 12 months Yes, more than 12 months ago No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,660 62 1.6 1.0- 2.6 688 11.0 9.7-12.5 5,910 87.4 85.8-88.8
GENDER
Male 2,433 35 2.5 1.4- 4.5 365 14.4 12.2-17.0 2,033 83.1 80.1-85.6
Female 4,227 27 0.7 0.4- 1.2 323 7.8 6.5- 9.4 3,877 91.4 89.9-92.8
RACE
White 5,282 40 1.2 0.7- 2.2 550 11.8 10.3-13.5 4,692 87.0 85.2-88.6
African American 934 10 1.6 0.8- 3.5 75 7.2 5.0-10.3 849 91.1 87.8-93.6
Asian 47 2 2.7 0.6-11.9 5 8.1 2.9-20.9 40 89.2 76.2-95.5
Native American 151 2 1.4 0.3- 6.3 23 14.0 7.0-26.0 126 84.6 72.6-91.9
Other Minorities 194 7 6.0 1.5-21.8 25 11.0 4.8-23.5 162 83.0 68.4-91.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 208 5 5.9 1.4-22.2 28 13.9 6.8-26.2 175 80.2 65.9-89.5
-English Speaking 113 3 3.0 0.8-10.8 19 18.5 10.0-31.7 91 78.5 65.2-87.6
-Spanish Speaking 95 2 7.6 1.3-34.4 9 11.1 3.1-33.2 84 81.3 57.8-93.2
Non-Hispanic 6,432 57 1.3 0.8- 2.1 659 10.9 9.6-12.3 5,716 87.8 86.3-89.2
AGE
18-24 176 11 9.1 4.0-19.2 16 8.5 4.8-14.6 149 82.4 72.7-89.2
25-34 608 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6 57 12.3 8.4-17.6 545 87.1 81.8-91.1
35-44 1,009 16 1.3 0.7- 2.2 122 13.4 10.1-17.5 871 85.3 81.2-88.7
45-54 1,359 18 1.0 0.5- 1.8 214 13.4 11.1-16.1 1,127 85.6 82.9-88.0
55-64 1,372 7 0.9 0.3- 2.6 156 11.0 8.7-13.8 1,209 88.1 85.2-90.5
65-74 1,212 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2 85 7.3 5.5- 9.6 1,125 92.7 90.4-94.4
75+ 878 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8 36 4.0 2.5- 6.4 841 95.4 92.7-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 829 14 5.1 2.0-12.3 82 11.6 8.0-16.6 733 83.3 76.6-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,967 20 1.6 0.9- 3.1 184 10.6 8.4-13.5 1,763 87.7 84.8-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,713 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 200 11.8 9.1-15.1 1,497 87.4 84.1-90.1
College Graduate 2,142 11 0.9 0.3- 3.2 222 10.6 8.6-13.0 1,909 88.5 85.8-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 690 11 6.3 2.1-17.3 88 10.6 7.5-14.7 591 83.1 74.8-89.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,006 12 1.0 0.5- 2.1 112 12.8 8.8-18.2 882 86.2 80.8-90.2
$25,000- 34,999 721 11 2.1 1.0- 4.1 79 11.7 8.2-16.4 631 86.3 81.4-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 898 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 82 11.4 7.9-16.2 815 88.5 83.7-92.1
$50,000-74,999 913 5 1.7 0.3- 7.6 106 10.1 7.4-13.6 802 88.2 83.8-91.6
$75,000+ 1,420 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 152 12.5 9.8-15.8 1,260 86.9 83.6-89.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,369 26 2.1 0.9- 5.0 339 14.6 12.2-17.3 2,004 83.3 80.1-86.0
No 4,240 36 1.4 0.8- 2.4 341 9.4 7.9-11.1 3,863 89.3 87.4-90.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 802 11 1.8 0.8- 4.1 127 15.7 11.3-21.4 664 82.5 76.7-87.0
Non-Veteran 4,845 40 1.4 0.8- 2.6 460 10.4 9.0-12.1 4,345 88.2 86.4-89.8

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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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