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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 6,660 62 1.6 1.0- 2.6 688 11.0 9.7-12.5 5,910 87.4 85.8-88.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 168 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0 17 15.0 7.5-27.8 149 84.4 71.8-92.0
Buncombe 209 3 1.6 0.4- 6.1 23 9.5 5.8-15.2 183 88.8 82.8-92.9
Cabarrus 172 0 0.0 . - . 23 11.9 7.2-19.0 149 88.1 81.0-92.8
Catawba 206 3 1.6 0.5- 5.6 20 10.2 6.2-16.4 183 88.2 81.7-92.6
Cumberland 183 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 23 14.9 8.3-25.4 159 84.5 74.1-91.2
Davidson 238 4 2.4 0.8- 6.9 20 8.2 4.5-14.3 214 89.4 82.8-93.7
Durham 190 0 0.0 . - . 18 9.9 5.7-16.7 172 90.1 83.3-94.3
Forsyth 175 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 15 8.2 4.5-14.6 159 91.1 84.6-95.0
Gaston 179 2 1.7 0.4- 6.5 20 13.0 7.6-21.4 157 85.4 76.8-91.1
Guilford 211 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 11 7.9 3.7-15.8 199 91.7 83.8-95.9
Iredell 218 2 1.1 0.2- 4.7 18 10.0 6.0-16.1 198 88.9 82.6-93.1
Johnston 183 3 0.9 0.2- 3.3 19 11.1 6.4-18.4 161 88.0 80.6-92.9
Mecklenburg 310 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0 37 11.2 7.7-16.1 272 87.4 81.8-91.5
New Hanover 213 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 20 11.4 6.2-20.0 192 88.0 79.5-93.3
Onslow 200 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 31 16.9 11.3-24.4 168 82.1 74.4-87.8
Orange 194 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2 27 14.9 9.9-21.7 164 83.5 76.5-88.7
Pitt 177 2 1.2 0.2- 5.4 11 6.4 2.5-15.7 164 92.4 83.4-96.7
Randolph 181 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 18 12.5 6.9-21.5 161 85.7 76.6-91.6
Robeson 211 2 2.2 0.5- 8.3 27 13.3 8.5-20.4 182 84.5 76.9-89.9
Rowan 214 0 0.0 . - . 19 13.4 7.5-22.9 195 86.6 77.1-92.5
Union 194 0 0.0 . - . 16 10.3 5.8-17.7 178 89.7 82.3-94.2
Wake 284 4 5.8 1.8-17.6 32 12.6 8.2-18.9 248 81.6 72.4-88.2
Wayne 194 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 19 12.7 7.3-21.1 174 87.1 78.8-92.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,839 15 0.9 0.4- 1.9 190 11.6 8.7-15.4 1,634 87.5 83.7-90.5
Piedmont 3,378 29 1.7 0.9- 3.3 337 10.9 9.4-12.7 3,012 87.4 85.3-89.2
Western NC 1,443 18 2.6 1.2- 5.7 161 10.2 8.3-12.5 1,264 87.2 84.1-89.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 902 13 2.5 1.3- 4.8 102 9.9 7.7-12.5 787 87.6 84.6-90.2
Northwest 1,629 18 1.9 0.9- 4.1 154 9.4 7.7-11.6 1,457 88.7 86.1-90.9
Charlotte 915 3 0.8 0.2- 3.5 103 11.5 9.0-14.7 809 87.7 84.3-90.4
Greensboro 815 8 0.8 0.3- 2.0 78 9.1 6.5-12.4 729 90.1 86.7-92.8
Southern Regional 589 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6 73 13.4 8.8-19.7 511 85.7 79.4-90.3
Coastal 300 2 1.6 0.3- 8.4 26 8.8 4.7-15.8 272 89.6 82.0-94.3
Wake 718 8 3.5 1.2-10.0 78 12.9 9.5-17.3 632 83.6 77.9-88.1
Area L 71 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.1 4.0-35.7 68 86.9 64.3-96.0
Eastern 721 5 0.7 0.2- 2.5 71 11.6 6.8-19.1 645 87.7 80.2-92.6

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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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