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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Immunization

Have you ever had a pneumonia shot? This shot is usually given only once or twice in a person's lifetime and is different from the flu shot. It is also called the pneumococcal vaccine.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,235 2,325 21.8 20.5-23.1 6,910 78.2 76.9-79.5
-Guilford County 436 109 23.6 19.2-28.5 327 76.4 71.5-80.8
GENDER
Male 159 40 24.4 17.6-32.9 119 75.6 67.1-82.4
Female 277 69 22.8 17.6-28.8 208 77.2 71.2-82.4
RACE
White 308 86 26.2 21.0-32.2 222 73.8 67.8-79.0
Other 127 23 17.9 10.9-28.1 104 82.1 71.9-89.1
AGE
18-44 170 8 6.4 2.8-13.8 162 93.6 86.2-97.2
45+ 262 99 39.1 32.4-46.1 163 60.9 53.9-67.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 50 28.5 21.2-37.0 98 71.5 63.0-78.8
Some College + 286 58 19.8 14.8-25.9 228 80.2 74.1-85.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 47 24.4 17.7-32.5 141 75.6 67.5-82.3
$50,000+ 140 19 12.0 7.5-18.8 121 88.0 81.2-92.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 440 138 26.9 22.6-31.7 302 73.1 68.3-77.4
Guilford 436 109 23.6 19.2-28.5 327 76.4 71.5-80.8
Mecklenburg 429 96 19.3 15.2-24.2 333 80.7 75.8-84.8
Orange 438 77 11.5 8.7-15.1 361 88.5 84.9-91.3
Wake 443 82 15.3 11.7-19.8 361 84.7 80.2-88.3
Chatham/Lee 388 104 24.1 18.7-30.4 284 75.9 69.6-81.3
Nash/Wilson 373 84 18.0 14.4-22.3 289 82.0 77.7-85.6
Craven/Pamlico 445 133 24.5 20.5-29.1 312 75.5 70.9-79.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 431 114 24.8 19.4-31.1 317 75.2 68.9-80.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 443 115 21.4 17.1-26.4 328 78.6 73.6-82.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 96 15.6 11.6-20.7 375 84.4 79.3-88.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 419 114 25.6 16.6-37.4 305 74.4 62.6-83.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 468 103 21.8 17.6-26.5 365 78.2 73.5-82.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 115 25.5 20.5-31.3 296 74.5 68.7-79.5
Northeast NC I 453 115 21.9 17.6-26.9 338 78.1 73.1-82.4
Northeast NC II 498 139 24.8 20.7-29.5 359 75.2 70.5-79.3
Northeastern Partnership 951 254 23.8 20.6-27.2 697 76.2 72.8-79.4
Mountain AHEC 1,282 381 26.2 22.9-29.7 901 73.8 70.3-77.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,244 833 22.7 20.5-25.1 2,411 77.3 74.9-79.5
Piedmont 3,953 924 21.0 19.3-22.9 3,029 79.0 77.1-80.7
Western NC 2,038 568 22.7 20.2-25.4 1,470 77.3 74.6-79.8

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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 (AHEC): 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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