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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual & Physical Violence

Has a partner or ex-partner 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 6,668 79 1.9 1.2- 2.8 1,010 13.7 12.4-15.2 5,579 84.4 82.8-85.9
GENDER
Male 2,445 27 1.6 0.9- 2.7 176 7.0 5.5- 9.1 2,242 91.4 89.2-93.2
Female 4,223 52 2.1 1.2- 3.9 834 20.0 18.0-22.2 3,337 77.9 75.5-80.1
RACE
White 5,289 55 1.6 0.9- 2.8 767 13.7 12.1-15.4 4,467 84.8 82.9-86.5
African American 934 14 3.5 1.8- 6.7 170 16.8 13.5-20.8 750 79.6 75.2-83.5
Asian 47 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.6 1.0-12.0 44 96.4 88.0-99.0
Native American 151 5 4.5 1.6-12.3 41 24.0 14.9-36.2 105 71.5 58.6-81.6
Other Minorities 194 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3 24 6.5 3.7-11.3 165 92.3 87.3-95.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 211 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8 22 5.3 3.0- 9.3 185 93.9 89.8-96.5
-English Speaking 116 4 2.0 0.5- 7.2 14 9.3 4.9-17.0 98 88.8 80.6-93.8
-Spanish Speaking 95 0 0.0 . - . 8 3.0 1.1- 7.9 87 97.0 92.1-98.9
Non-Hispanic 6,437 75 1.9 1.3- 3.0 985 14.2 12.8-15.8 5,377 83.8 82.1-85.4
AGE
18-24 176 16 11.0 5.6-20.7 17 10.6 5.5-19.5 143 78.3 67.8-86.2
25-34 609 11 1.3 0.5- 3.4 111 15.7 11.7-20.8 487 82.9 77.8-87.1
35-44 1,011 16 1.4 0.7- 2.6 202 16.2 13.3-19.5 793 82.4 79.0-85.4
45-54 1,357 23 0.9 0.5- 1.5 298 18.9 16.2-21.9 1,036 80.2 77.2-83.0
55-64 1,373 8 0.6 0.2- 1.5 222 13.6 11.3-16.3 1,143 85.8 83.1-88.2
65-74 1,214 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 118 6.3 4.9- 8.2 1,092 93.5 91.6-95.0
75+ 882 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 39 2.8 2.0- 4.1 842 96.9 95.5-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 832 10 1.9 0.8- 4.7 112 11.6 8.4-15.8 710 86.5 81.9-90.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,967 28 3.4 1.6- 6.9 319 14.2 12.1-16.6 1,620 82.4 79.1-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,720 22 1.6 0.9- 2.8 313 18.0 14.6-21.9 1,385 80.5 76.5-83.9
College Graduate 2,140 19 0.7 0.4- 1.3 265 10.8 9.0-12.9 1,856 88.5 86.3-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 691 15 3.7 1.6- 8.3 173 19.9 15.2-25.5 503 76.5 70.0-81.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,006 20 2.0 1.1- 3.5 183 20.7 15.8-26.6 803 77.3 71.4-82.3
$25,000- 34,999 723 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7 122 14.9 11.6-18.9 594 84.4 80.4-87.7
$35,000- 49,999 900 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 145 16.2 12.8-20.2 751 83.5 79.5-86.9
$50,000-74,999 911 7 0.8 0.3- 1.9 126 12.0 9.3-15.2 778 87.3 84.0-90.0
$75,000+ 1,421 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8 154 10.8 8.2-14.1 1,263 89.0 85.7-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,372 42 3.5 1.8- 6.6 456 17.3 15.1-19.7 1,874 79.3 76.1-82.1
No 4,246 37 1.2 0.7- 1.9 543 11.9 10.3-13.8 3,666 86.9 85.0-88.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 807 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 67 8.0 5.7-11.2 736 91.6 88.4-94.0
Non-Veteran 4,847 63 2.0 1.2- 3.3 786 14.6 13.0-16.4 3,998 83.4 81.4-85.2

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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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