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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adverse Childhood Experience-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 1,787 259 17.3 14.6-20.3 1,528 82.7 79.7-85.4
RACE
White 1,281 185 17.1 14.0-20.7 1,096 82.9 79.3-86.0
African American 382 55 18.3 12.8-25.3 327 81.7 74.7-87.2
Other Minorities 106 18 17.8 9.8-29.9 88 82.2 70.1-90.2
AGE
18-34 262 39 19.4 13.1-27.8 223 80.6 72.2-86.9
35-44 211 49 21.3 15.6-28.3 162 78.7 71.7-84.4
45-54 274 54 22.6 15.9-31.0 220 77.4 69.0-84.1
55-64 362 64 17.6 13.1-23.4 298 82.4 76.6-86.9
65-74 353 33 9.8 6.7-14.0 320 90.2 86.0-93.3
75+ 298 20 6.2 3.7-10.2 278 93.8 89.8-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 32 18.9 11.9-28.7 197 81.1 71.3-88.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 485 63 14.4 10.1-19.9 422 85.6 80.1-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 493 89 22.9 17.5-29.3 404 77.1 70.7-82.5
College Graduate 573 74 12.0 9.0-15.9 499 88.0 84.1-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 228 41 18.8 13.3-26.0 187 81.2 74.0-86.7
$15,000- 24,999 302 44 16.8 11.7-23.6 258 83.2 76.4-88.3
$25,000- 34,999 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 214 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 170 28 16.8 9.2-28.5 142 83.2 71.5-90.8
$75,000+ 280 41 17.7 11.7-25.9 239 82.3 74.1-88.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 544 103 24.6 19.0-31.2 441 75.4 68.8-81.0
No 1,232 155 14.8 11.9-18.2 1,077 85.2 81.8-88.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,742 247 16.9 14.2-19.9 1,495 83.1 80.1-85.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 994 133 17.9 14.1-22.4 861 82.1 77.6-85.9
No 793 126 16.5 13.2-20.5 667 83.5 79.5-86.8

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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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