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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Sexual Behavior

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During the past 12 months, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?*

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  Total
Respond.#
One Two Three or more None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,707 1,319 77.0 74.3-79.5 86 5.5 4.2- 7.2 80 5.8 4.3- 7.8 222 11.6 9.9-13.6
GENDER
Male 693 496 73.1 68.9-76.9 52 6.7 5.0- 9.0 59 9.3 6.5-13.0 86 11.0 8.7-13.8
Female 1,014 823 80.9 77.3-84.0 34 4.3 2.6- 7.1 21 2.5 1.5- 4.0 136 12.3 9.9-15.2
RACE
White 1,254 990 79.7 76.7-82.4 56 4.5 3.4- 6.0 51 5.0 3.3- 7.4 157 10.9 9.1-13.0
African American 382 283 71.0 64.7-76.7 28 8.6 5.2-13.9 20 7.1 4.3-11.3 51 13.3 9.5-18.4
Other Minorities 60 42 73.9 60.0-84.3 2 3.3 0.8-12.5 8 12.0 5.4-24.3 8 10.8 4.6-23.0
HISPANIC
Yes 49 36 78.1 62.7-88.4 2 4.1 0.9-16.1 4 6.3 2.0-18.5 7 11.4 4.6-25.6
No 1,655 1,281 77.0 74.2-79.5 84 5.6 4.3- 7.3 76 5.8 4.3- 7.9 214 11.6 9.9-13.6
AGE
18-24 249 146 54.3 46.8-61.7 25 10.8 6.7-17.0 33 15.5 10.1-23.1 45 19.4 14.2-25.9
25-34 544 437 81.0 76.7-84.6 29 5.7 3.7- 8.7 24 3.8 2.4- 6.0 54 9.5 6.9-12.9
35-44 623 508 85.8 82.8-88.4 26 3.4 2.2- 5.2 18 2.9 1.7- 5.0 71 7.8 6.0-10.0
45-54 291 228 83.1 78.1-87.1 6 1.8 0.8- 4.2 5 1.9 0.8- 4.6 52 13.2 9.7-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 111 71.4 61.0-79.9 8 9.0 3.5-21.3 10 8.3 4.3-15.4 25 11.4 7.1-17.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 522 407 80.2 75.8-83.9 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 30 6.1 3.9- 9.3 63 9.5 7.0-12.8
Some Post-H.S. 518 389 70.6 65.0-75.7 30 6.5 4.4- 9.5 28 7.9 4.5-13.5 71 14.9 11.4-19.4
College Graduate 513 412 82.6 78.6-86.0 26 4.5 3.0- 6.9 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1 63 10.7 7.9-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 67 52.8 41.1-64.3 11 14.2 5.6-31.5 10 10.8 5.6-20.0 36 22.1 15.2-31.1
$15,000- 24,999 284 198 68.5 60.3-75.7 22 8.2 5.1-12.9 18 9.4 4.5-18.8 46 13.8 9.7-19.4
$25,000- 34,999 292 217 75.7 69.2-81.3 14 4.0 2.0- 7.8 18 8.6 5.0-14.4 43 11.7 8.2-16.5
$35,000- 49,999 322 256 80.2 74.5-84.9 16 5.5 3.3- 9.2 17 4.3 2.6- 7.2 33 9.9 6.4-15.1
$50,000+ 538 479 88.2 84.5-91.1 18 3.5 2.1- 5.6 8 1.8 0.9- 3.7 33 6.5 4.3- 9.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 95 68 71.1 60.1-80.1 7 9.3 4.4-18.6 2 2.7 0.7-10.1 18 17.0 10.3-26.6
Appalachia II 207 157 78.6 71.8-84.0 7 3.7 1.5- 8.6 8 4.0 2.0- 8.1 35 13.7 9.5-19.3
Appalachia III 115 98 84.6 75.3-90.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 1 1.7 0.2-10.8 14 12.4 6.9-21.2
Catawba 118 90 71.4 56.4-82.8 8 6.6 3.0-14.0 5 10.9 2.9-33.2 15 11.1 6.1-19.5
Edisto 51 42 82.9 65.0-92.7 1 5.2 0.8-28.7 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 5 9.3 2.9-26.1
Low Country 75 58 76.4 63.2-85.8 8 10.8 5.2-21.1 5 9.5 3.6-23.1 4 3.3 0.9-11.6
Palmetto 293 231 78.5 71.9-83.9 16 4.5 2.7- 7.5 11 4.0 2.0- 8.0 35 12.9 8.5-19.3
Pee Dee 105 78 74.8 63.8-83.3 5 6.2 2.2-16.3 7 9.6 4.4-19.8 15 9.5 5.3-16.4
Savannah 82 62 74.2 61.5-83.7 8 10.0 4.6-20.6 4 4.9 1.3-16.4 8 10.9 5.1-21.7
Trident 236 185 76.6 68.1-83.4 14 9.1 4.3-18.2 12 5.6 2.8-10.7 25 8.7 5.2-14.2
Upper Savannah 93 76 81.4 69.7-89.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 2 2.5 0.6- 9.3 13 15.2 8.0-27.0
Waccamaw 117 85 77.2 67.8-84.5 4 3.2 1.1- 9.3 13 11.9 6.5-20.7 15 7.7 4.2-13.5
Wateree 92 70 74.2 61.1-84.1 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8 3 6.1 1.5-21.7 17 18.2 10.4-29.9

* This question was asked of respondents who reported being ages 18-64 years old.

#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.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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