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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)

During the past 12 months, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?

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  Total
Respond.^
One partner Two partners Three partners Four or more partners None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,737 2,952 76.2 73.7-78.5 117 3.8 2.8- 5.2 61 2.7 1.8- 4.1 61 2.9 2.0- 4.2 546 14.3 12.5-16.3
GENDER
Male 1,399 1,100 73.4 69.5-77.1 49 4.0 2.6- 6.2 39 4.8 3.0- 7.6 46 4.5 3.1- 6.7 165 13.2 10.6-16.4
Female 2,338 1,852 78.9 75.9-81.6 68 3.7 2.4- 5.5 22 0.7 0.4- 1.3 15 1.4 0.6- 3.1 381 15.3 13.0-17.9
RACE
White 2,676 2,189 78.9 76.0-81.6 67 3.7 2.4- 5.4 39 2.5 1.5- 4.1 36 2.4 1.5- 3.9 345 12.5 10.5-14.9
African American 660 446 66.7 60.6-72.2 40 4.1 2.8- 6.1 18 3.8 1.7- 8.4 19 6.1 3.4-10.8 137 19.3 15.0-24.4
Asian 61 55 87.4 68.9-95.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 12.6 4.4-31.1
Native American 98 70 71.3 50.6-85.8 2 0.8 0.1- 5.1 2 3.6 0.7-15.8 3 1.4 0.3- 6.4 21 22.9 9.4-45.8
Other Minorities 219 174 74.4 63.8-82.7 8 6.4 2.5-15.4 2 3.1 0.6-15.3 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 33 15.1 9.1-24.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 254 213 80.5 71.3-87.2 7 4.8 1.6-13.1 2 3.3 0.7-13.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 29 10.4 6.2-16.9
-English Speaking 125 103 77.2 62.6-87.3 4 6.4 1.6-22.7 1 4.8 0.7-26.7 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8 14 9.4 4.8-17.7
-Spanish Speaking 129 110 83.8 71.7-91.3 3 3.1 0.7-13.2 1 1.8 0.2-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 15 11.4 5.3-22.8
Non-Hispanic 3,474 2,731 75.7 73.1-78.1 110 3.7 2.7- 5.1 59 2.7 1.8- 4.1 57 3.1 2.2- 4.5 517 14.7 12.8-16.9
AGE
18-24 307 155 42.2 35.1-49.6 23 8.7 5.1-14.4 18 9.1 5.2-15.7 24 9.8 6.1-15.4 87 30.2 23.8-37.6
25-34 878 732 83.6 79.6-86.9 37 3.8 2.3- 6.3 15 1.2 0.5- 2.5 16 2.0 1.0- 3.7 78 9.5 6.9-12.9
35-44 1,513 1,291 88.1 86.0-90.0 33 1.9 1.2- 3.0 17 1.1 0.6- 1.9 13 0.7 0.4- 1.3 159 8.1 6.6-10.0
45-49 965 735 81.5 78.2-84.4 23 1.9 1.1- 3.2 11 1.0 0.5- 2.1 8 0.8 0.4- 1.9 188 14.7 12.1-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 322 229 65.1 56.5-72.8 12 3.6 1.7- 7.5 6 3.7 1.2-10.8 14 8.6 4.6-15.7 61 18.9 12.9-26.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 956 703 68.5 63.2-73.4 39 4.9 3.0- 7.9 17 3.4 1.7- 6.8 19 4.0 2.1- 7.5 178 19.2 15.2-23.9
Some Post-H.S. 964 758 75.3 70.2-79.8 27 4.1 2.1- 7.9 20 3.9 1.9- 8.1 13 1.7 0.9- 3.1 146 15.0 11.6-19.0
College Graduate 1,492 1,261 87.3 84.6-89.5 39 2.8 1.6- 4.8 18 1.0 0.5- 2.1 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 159 7.8 6.2- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 188 65.9 58.1-72.9 15 3.5 1.9- 6.6 7 1.7 0.6- 4.4 8 2.0 0.8- 4.8 107 27.0 20.4-34.7
$15,000- 24,999 488 345 73.0 66.6-78.5 21 3.3 1.9- 5.5 11 3.1 1.1- 8.3 10 3.0 1.1- 8.1 101 17.6 13.3-22.9
$25,000- 34,999 372 295 77.8 69.4-84.4 14 2.9 1.5- 5.3 7 4.8 1.6-13.5 5 3.0 1.0- 8.8 51 11.5 7.0-18.3
$35,000- 49,999 460 357 79.5 72.9-84.8 19 4.0 2.1- 7.5 13 3.7 1.4- 9.2 5 0.8 0.3- 2.6 66 12.0 7.9-17.8
$50,000-74,999 589 511 87.8 83.1-91.4 15 1.9 0.9- 3.9 5 0.5 0.2- 1.6 5 1.7 0.5- 6.2 53 8.1 5.3-12.1
$75,000+ 1,068 984 90.4 86.8-93.1 16 2.2 1.3- 4.0 8 1.9 0.6- 5.7 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 49 4.4 2.8- 7.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 938 659 66.8 61.3-71.8 35 4.4 2.4- 7.9 14 2.5 1.1- 5.6 20 3.9 2.0- 7.3 210 22.5 18.0-27.6
No 2,785 2,286 79.2 76.5-81.7 82 3.7 2.6- 5.2 47 2.8 1.7- 4.5 41 2.7 1.7- 4.1 329 11.6 9.8-13.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 308 257 88.0 81.3-92.5 7 1.6 0.6- 4.2 5 4.2 1.3-13.1 6 1.7 0.7- 4.3 33 4.5 2.8- 6.9
Non-Veteran 3,428 2,694 75.2 72.6-77.6 110 4.0 3.0- 5.5 56 2.6 1.7- 4.1 55 3.0 2.1- 4.4 513 15.1 13.2-17.3

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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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