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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Adverse Childhood Experience

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
-Piedmont NC 1,654 193 10.6 8.7-12.8 1,461 89.4 87.2-91.3
GENDER
Male 694 45 4.6 3.2- 6.6 649 95.4 93.4-96.8
Female 960 148 16.3 13.1-20.0 812 83.7 80.0-86.9
RACE
White 1,191 136 10.4 8.1-13.2 1,055 89.6 86.8-91.9
African American 321 38 10.6 7.3-15.1 283 89.4 84.9-92.7
Other minorities 128 18 12.5 7.5-20.3 110 87.5 79.7-92.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 20 11.4 6.9-18.2 109 88.6 81.8-93.1
Non-Hispanic 1,515 171 10.5 8.5-12.8 1,344 89.5 87.2-91.5
AGE
18-34 267 26 10.0 6.0-16.2 241 90.0 83.8-94.0
35-54 502 76 11.6 8.9-15.0 426 88.4 85.0-91.1
55-64 328 49 14.5 10.1-20.3 279 85.5 79.7-89.9
65-74 289 24 7.2 4.6-11.2 265 92.8 88.8-95.4
75+ 242 17 6.8 3.9-11.7 225 93.2 88.3-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 210 25 11.7 7.3-18.2 185 88.3 81.8-92.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 425 47 8.6 6.1-12.0 378 91.4 88.0-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 418 61 14.0 9.8-19.6 357 86.0 80.4-90.2
College Graduate 596 60 8.1 5.9-11.0 536 91.9 89.0-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 29 17.0 11.2-24.9 146 83.0 75.1-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 251 36 12.5 8.3-18.5 215 87.5 81.5-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 135 22 14.1 8.3-22.9 113 85.9 77.1-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 580 60 9.1 6.3-13.0 520 90.9 87.0-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 432 78 19.4 14.3-25.8 354 80.6 74.2-85.7
No 1,215 113 8.0 6.2-10.2 1,102 92.0 89.8-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,461 175 11.2 9.1-13.6 1,286 88.8 86.4-90.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 508 56 10.5 7.2-15.1 452 89.5 84.9-92.8
No 1,146 137 10.6 8.5-13.2 1,009 89.4 86.8-91.5

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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.

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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