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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adverse Childhood Experience-Whites

Experienced Sexual Abuse*
(Prior to age 18)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,057 345 11.8 10.2-13.7 2,712 88.2 86.3-89.8
-Whites 2,212 248 11.5 9.6-13.7 1,964 88.5 86.3-90.4
GENDER
Male 931 63 5.4 3.8- 7.5 868 94.6 92.5-96.2
Female 1,281 185 17.1 14.0-20.7 1,096 82.9 79.3-86.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,136 235 11.3 9.4-13.6 1,901 88.7 86.4-90.6
AGE
18-34 271 25 11.3 7.0-17.9 246 88.7 82.1-93.0
35-44 242 43 16.0 11.5-22.0 199 84.0 78.0-88.5
45-54 311 46 14.2 9.4-20.8 265 85.8 79.2-90.6
55-64 493 67 12.0 8.8-16.1 426 88.0 83.9-91.2
65-74 487 41 7.0 4.9- 9.8 446 93.0 90.2-95.1
75+ 385 25 5.8 3.6- 9.1 360 94.2 90.9-96.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 28 13.5 8.0-21.9 226 86.5 78.1-92.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 563 65 11.7 8.3-16.3 498 88.3 83.7-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 603 81 13.9 10.3-18.6 522 86.1 81.4-89.7
College Graduate 787 73 7.4 5.4-10.0 714 92.6 90.0-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 31 14.8 9.7-21.8 170 85.2 78.2-90.3
$15,000- 24,999 308 41 13.8 9.3-19.8 267 86.2 80.2-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 209 31 18.0 10.6-28.8 178 82.0 71.2-89.4
$35,000- 49,999 274 28 15.0 8.5-24.9 246 85.0 75.1-91.5
$50,000- 74,999 263 27 7.6 4.8-11.8 236 92.4 88.2-95.2
$75,000+ 516 49 9.1 5.9-13.8 467 90.9 86.2-94.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 659 104 18.8 14.2-24.4 555 81.2 75.6-85.8
No 1,544 142 9.0 7.1-11.3 1,402 91.0 88.7-92.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 326 34 8.3 5.3-12.9 292 91.7 87.1-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,885 214 12.0 9.9-14.5 1,671 88.0 85.5-90.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,247 135 12.3 9.7-15.6 1,112 87.7 84.4-90.3
No 965 113 10.5 8.1-13.6 852 89.5 86.4-91.9

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*Experience of sexual abuse is defined by an affirmative response to one or more of the three ACE module questions pertaining to:
(1) being sexually touched by an adult, (2) being forced to touch an adult sexually, (3) being forced to have sex with an adult.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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