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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual & Physical Violence

Has someone you knew, not including 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%)
North Carolina 6,671 65 1.3 0.9- 1.9 542 8.6 7.4- 9.9 6,064 90.1 88.7-91.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 168 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 14 6.6 3.6-11.7 152 92.5 87.3-95.7
Buncombe 210 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2 20 13.3 7.8-21.7 186 84.7 76.3-90.5
Cabarrus 174 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 14 8.5 4.4-15.6 158 90.7 83.5-94.9
Catawba 206 3 1.6 0.4- 5.5 11 7.6 4.0-14.0 192 90.8 84.1-94.8
Cumberland 182 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 15 6.2 3.5-11.0 166 93.5 88.8-96.4
Davidson 239 4 4.6 1.4-14.4 15 8.2 4.2-15.6 220 87.1 77.9-92.9
Durham 189 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 15 8.9 4.7-15.9 173 90.9 83.9-95.1
Forsyth 175 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 14 12.5 6.3-23.2 160 86.8 76.2-93.1
Gaston 179 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 22 20.6 12.7-31.5 156 78.7 67.8-86.7
Guilford 211 0 0.0 . - . 12 6.5 3.5-11.5 199 93.5 88.5-96.5
Iredell 219 0 0.0 . - . 14 9.5 5.2-16.8 205 90.5 83.2-94.8
Johnston 183 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6 18 10.4 6.0-17.5 163 88.4 81.3-93.1
Mecklenburg 311 5 4.0 1.4-10.6 26 7.5 4.7-11.8 280 88.5 82.3-92.7
New Hanover 214 2 1.8 0.4- 8.4 9 5.6 1.8-15.7 203 92.6 82.7-97.0
Onslow 202 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 19 10.1 6.2-16.3 182 89.3 83.1-93.4
Orange 194 3 2.2 0.7- 6.7 19 8.8 5.2-14.4 172 89.0 82.8-93.1
Pitt 178 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 11 6.0 3.1-11.1 166 93.5 88.3-96.5
Randolph 181 4 5.6 1.7-17.0 10 6.3 3.2-11.9 167 88.2 78.5-93.8
Robeson 210 2 1.5 0.3- 7.2 20 8.4 5.0-13.6 188 90.1 84.2-93.9
Rowan 214 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 25 14.3 9.0-22.1 187 84.8 77.1-90.3
Union 194 2 2.9 0.5-14.9 17 8.2 4.8-13.8 175 88.9 80.8-93.8
Wake 284 0 0.0 . - . 21 11.9 6.5-21.0 263 88.1 79.0-93.5
Wayne 195 4 2.6 1.0- 6.9 17 8.5 4.8-14.4 174 88.9 82.5-93.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,843 17 0.8 0.4- 1.6 137 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,689 93.3 91.4-94.8
Piedmont 3,383 32 1.5 0.9- 2.5 264 9.3 7.6-11.4 3,087 89.2 87.0-91.0
Western NC 1,445 16 1.6 0.9- 3.0 141 11.0 8.5-14.1 1,288 87.4 84.2-90.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 904 13 2.3 1.2- 4.6 91 11.1 8.4-14.6 800 86.5 82.8-89.6
Northwest 1,631 14 1.2 0.6- 2.4 132 11.6 8.2-16.1 1,485 87.2 82.8-90.7
Charlotte 918 10 2.3 1.0- 5.2 80 8.3 6.3-11.0 828 89.3 86.1-91.9
Greensboro 815 9 1.2 0.5- 3.0 58 5.8 4.2- 8.1 748 93.0 90.4-94.9
Southern Regional 588 7 1.4 0.5- 3.6 52 6.2 3.9- 9.7 529 92.4 88.6-94.9
Coastal 301 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1 15 7.4 3.4-15.2 284 92.0 84.2-96.1
Wake 718 4 0.9 0.2- 4.4 60 11.3 7.6-16.6 654 87.7 82.3-91.7
Area L 70 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.4 1.9-14.8 66 94.6 85.2-98.1
Eastern 726 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1 50 4.4 2.7- 7.1 670 95.1 92.4-96.9

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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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