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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Sexual Assault/Physical Violence

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

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, past 12 months Yes, 12+ months ago No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,805 7 0.1 0.0- 0.3 209 2.9 2.3- 3.5 5,589 97.0 96.4-97.6
New Hanover County 377 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 10 1.9 0.9- 3.7 365 97.8 96.0-98.8
GENDER
Male 154 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 153 99.4 95.7-99.9
Female 223 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 9 3.4 1.7- 6.7 212 96.0 92.6-97.9
RACE
White 326 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 10 2.3 1.2- 4.5 314 97.3 95.1-98.6
Other 47 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 177 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 171 97.8 94.7-99.1
45+ 196 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8 190 97.9 95.0-99.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.1 1.1- 8.5 115 96.9 91.5-98.9
Some College + 256 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 249 98.5 96.7-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 7 2.5 1.1- 5.6 184 97.3 94.2-98.8
$50,000+ 128 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 127 99.0 93.5-99.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 401 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 22 3.6 2.3- 5.6 377 96.0 93.9-97.4
Cumberland 409 0 0.0 . - . 13 2.6 1.4- 4.5 396 97.4 95.5-98.6
Durham 374 0 0.0 . - . 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1 364 98.5 96.9-99.3
Forsyth 432 0 0.0 . - . 14 2.5 1.4- 4.3 418 97.5 95.7-98.6
Gaston 435 0 0.0 . - . 17 3.2 1.9- 5.3 418 96.8 94.7-98.1
Guilford 380 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 15 3.0 1.7- 5.1 363 96.4 94.0-97.9
Mecklenburg 406 0 0.0 . - . 14 2.5 1.5- 4.3 392 97.5 95.7-98.5
Onslow 412 0 0.0 . - . 16 3.2 1.9- 5.6 396 96.8 94.4-98.1
Wake 400 0 0.0 . - . 14 2.8 1.6- 4.9 386 97.2 95.1-98.4
Western NC 575 0 0.0 . - . 22 3.1 2.0- 4.7 553 96.9 95.3-98.0
Piedmont NC 629 0 0.0 . - . 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2 616 98.3 96.8-99.1
Eastern NC 575 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 29 4.5 2.9- 6.9 545 95.3 92.8-96.9

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*If YES, the responded was asked 'Has this happened to you in the past 12 months?'

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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