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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Sexual Behavior

How many new sex partners did you have during the past twelve months?

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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%)
North Carolina 5,977 634 10.2 9.3-11.2 187 3.3 2.8- 4.0 65 1.1 0.8- 1.4 72 1.5 1.1- 2.0 5,019 83.9 82.7-85.1
-Northeastern Partnership 322 37 9.8 6.9-13.8 8 3.3 1.4- 7.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 274 85.6 80.6-89.6
GENDER
Male 114 11 8.5 4.5-15.7 6 6.4 2.5-15.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.2 95 82.7 73.2-89.4
Female 208 26 10.9 7.2-16.2 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 0 0.0 . - . 179 88.2 82.9-92.0
RACE
White 180 15 7.8 4.4-13.5 6 3.9 1.5- 9.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 0 0.0 . - . 158 87.9 81.1-92.5
African American 120 22 15.8 10.1-23.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 95 80.6 71.7-87.2
AGE
18-24 22 3 11.4 3.3-32.3 1 4.5 0.6-26.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 18 84.2 62.6-94.4
25-34 110 14 11.4 6.5-19.2 3 3.4 0.8-13.7 2 2.3 0.5-10.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 90 81.4 71.3-88.5
35-44 122 14 9.2 5.1-15.8 4 4.7 1.4-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 104 86.2 77.2-92.0
45-54 68 6 7.9 2.9-19.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 62 92.1 80.1-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 4 5.9 2.1-15.6 2 8.1 1.8-29.7 2 4.5 0.9-19.4 0 0.0 . - . 38 81.5 63.9-91.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 113 16 12.3 7.0-20.9 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 95 86.8 78.3-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 97 12 11.0 5.9-19.4 3 4.8 1.3-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 82 84.3 73.9-91.0
College Graduate 66 5 6.9 2.7-16.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.4-16.7 59 89.5 78.4-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 42 10 19.6 9.8-35.3 2 10.2 1.9-39.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 30 70.1 50.3-84.5
$15,000- 24,999 55 6 9.0 3.7-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 48 89.9 78.5-95.6
$25,000- 34,999 39 8 16.1 7.8-30.4 4 14.2 4.9-34.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.9 0.5-22.8 26 65.9 47.9-80.2
$35,000- 49,999 60 5 9.1 3.6-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 55 90.9 78.6-96.4
$50,000-74,999 39 2 5.2 1.1-21.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 36 93.4 78.9-98.2
$75,000+ 36 2 9.0 2.1-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 34 91.0 69.0-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 85 17 15.4 8.7-25.9 1 3.4 0.5-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 67 81.2 69.1-89.3
No 234 20 8.1 5.1-12.5 7 3.3 1.3- 8.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 204 86.9 81.1-91.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 23 4 22.0 7.9-48.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 19 78.0 52.0-92.1
Non-Veteran 293 33 8.9 6.1-12.7 8 3.7 1.6- 8.4 2 0.8 0.2- 4.1 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 249 86.0 80.8-90.0
Currently Serving 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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