SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual & Physical Violence

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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 6,668 79 1.9 1.2- 2.8 1,010 13.7 12.4-15.2 5,579 84.4 82.8-85.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 168 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 36 21.7 14.9-30.3 131 78.1 69.4-84.9
Buncombe 210 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 26 10.1 6.4-15.6 182 89.2 83.7-93.0
Cabarrus 174 3 3.8 1.0-13.7 31 14.0 8.8-21.4 140 82.2 73.3-88.7
Catawba 206 0 0.0 . - . 32 13.7 9.1-20.0 174 86.3 80.0-90.9
Cumberland 183 2 1.7 0.3- 8.1 37 18.5 11.3-28.7 144 79.8 69.5-87.3
Davidson 239 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 34 15.8 9.7-24.7 201 82.8 74.0-89.1
Durham 191 3 4.8 1.1-18.1 21 8.6 5.3-13.7 167 86.6 77.3-92.5
Forsyth 175 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 19 8.2 5.0-13.1 153 89.2 83.3-93.2
Gaston 179 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 37 22.0 14.7-31.5 140 77.1 67.7-84.5
Guilford 211 2 2.3 0.4-12.3 22 11.5 7.4-17.4 187 86.2 78.9-91.2
Iredell 218 3 3.8 0.9-14.7 37 16.7 11.6-23.6 178 79.4 71.0-85.8
Johnston 182 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 36 16.2 10.6-23.9 143 83.2 75.5-88.9
Mecklenburg 312 4 2.2 0.6- 7.8 52 13.6 9.6-19.0 256 84.1 78.1-88.7
New Hanover 213 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 32 19.7 12.4-29.9 180 79.8 69.7-87.2
Onslow 202 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 37 17.0 11.8-23.9 164 82.6 75.7-87.8
Orange 194 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 29 14.0 9.1-21.0 164 85.3 78.2-90.3
Pitt 178 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 24 13.8 8.8-21.0 153 85.9 78.8-91.0
Randolph 181 3 5.6 1.5-18.6 21 9.2 5.5-15.0 157 85.1 75.3-91.5
Robeson 211 8 5.5 2.4-12.3 32 15.2 10.1-22.4 171 79.2 71.1-85.5
Rowan 214 3 3.5 0.7-15.9 42 20.8 14.7-28.5 169 75.7 66.7-82.9
Union 194 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 13 6.0 3.2-10.8 180 93.9 89.1-96.6
Wake 283 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 42 12.1 8.4-17.2 238 86.9 81.7-90.8
Wayne 194 3 1.2 0.3- 4.0 29 12.9 8.4-19.3 162 86.0 79.4-90.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,841 24 1.4 0.7- 2.8 302 15.4 12.5-18.9 1,515 83.2 79.6-86.2
Piedmont 3,382 38 2.2 1.3- 3.9 501 12.7 11.2-14.4 2,843 85.1 83.0-86.9
Western NC 1,445 17 1.1 0.6- 2.1 207 14.6 10.9-19.2 1,221 84.3 79.7-88.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 904 11 1.5 0.7- 3.1 136 11.5 9.3-14.2 757 87.0 84.1-89.4
Northwest 1,630 20 3.3 1.1- 9.0 239 14.9 11.8-18.6 1,371 81.9 77.1-85.8
Charlotte 919 11 1.9 0.8- 4.2 144 13.9 11.1-17.2 764 84.2 80.6-87.3
Greensboro 814 7 1.8 0.7- 5.0 116 12.6 9.8-16.1 691 85.5 81.6-88.8
Southern Regional 590 12 1.9 0.9- 4.0 102 16.6 11.8-22.7 476 81.6 75.4-86.5
Coastal 299 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 45 15.2 9.6-23.3 253 84.7 76.6-90.3
Wake 717 9 1.3 0.5- 3.3 106 11.6 9.0-15.0 602 87.0 83.5-89.9
Area L 71 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 6 6.3 2.6-14.4 63 91.9 83.6-96.2
Eastern 724 6 1.4 0.3- 6.6 116 17.1 11.4-24.7 602 81.6 73.8-87.5

Back to Sexual & Physical Violence.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09JUN10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook