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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Sexual & Physical Violence

Has a stranger ever forced you to have sex or to do sexual things?

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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 5,466 5 0.1 0.0- 0.2 136 2.3 1.8- 2.9 5,325 97.7 97.0-98.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 160 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 155 98.4 95.7-99.4
Buncombe 165 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.3 0.4-12.4 163 97.7 87.6-99.6
Cabarrus 144 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.0 0.7- 5.8 139 98.0 94.2-99.3
Catawba 133 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 5 3.8 1.4- 9.8 127 95.9 90.1-98.4
Cumberland 161 0 0.0 . - . 7 2.7 1.2- 6.0 154 97.3 94.0-98.8
Davidson 147 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.8 0.8- 8.8 144 97.2 91.2-99.2
Durham 200 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7 195 98.5 96.3-99.4
Forsyth 177 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 176 99.8 98.8- 100
Gaston 135 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.8 1.5-14.0 130 95.2 86.0-98.5
Guilford 181 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.1 0.7- 6.4 177 97.9 93.6-99.3
Iredell 181 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.2 0.4- 4.2 178 98.8 95.8-99.6
Johnston 151 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.6 1.7-34.5 148 91.4 65.5-98.3
Mecklenburg 258 0 0.0 . - . 6 1.6 0.6- 4.1 252 98.4 95.9-99.4
New Hanover 168 0 0.0 . - . 9 4.5 2.2- 9.1 159 95.5 90.9-97.8
Onslow 152 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.0 1.4-10.6 147 96.0 89.4-98.6
Orange 150 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.6 2.5-12.0 143 94.4 88.0-97.5
Pitt 156 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.8 1.2-11.7 152 96.2 88.3-98.8
Randolph 139 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.5 1.3-14.5 135 95.5 85.5-98.7
Robeson 126 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 7.9 124 98.3 92.1-99.6
Rowan 187 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.1 0.7- 6.4 182 97.9 93.6-99.3
Union 146 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 143 98.9 96.5-99.7
Wake 269 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 8 2.3 1.1- 4.8 260 97.5 95.0-98.8
Wayne 152 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.6 0.4- 5.7 149 98.4 94.3-99.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,454 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 45 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,408 97.0 95.2-98.1
Piedmont 2,839 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2 72 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,763 97.8 97.0-98.4
Western NC 1,173 0 0.0 . - . 19 1.7 0.9- 3.3 1,154 98.3 96.7-99.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 885 0 0.0 . - . 13 1.8 0.8- 4.0 872 98.2 96.0-99.2
Northwest 1,146 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 23 1.4 0.8- 2.2 1,122 98.6 97.8-99.1
Charlotte 733 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 19 2.2 1.1- 4.3 713 97.8 95.7-98.9
Greensboro 694 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 21 2.7 1.5- 4.7 672 97.3 95.3-98.4
Southern Regional 475 0 0.0 . - . 16 3.2 1.5- 6.6 459 96.8 93.4-98.5
Coastal 225 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 9 1.8 0.9- 3.8 215 97.3 94.1-98.8
Wake 671 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 17 2.6 1.3- 5.2 653 97.3 94.7-98.7
Area L 49 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.1 0.4-10.6 47 97.9 89.4-99.6
Eastern 588 0 0.0 . - . 16 2.6 1.3- 5.0 572 97.4 95.0-98.7

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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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