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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,245 238 17.1 14.3-20.3 1,007 82.9 79.7-85.7
GENDER
Female 1,245 238 17.1 14.3-20.3 1,007 82.9 79.7-85.7
RACE
African American 1,245 238 17.1 14.3-20.3 1,007 82.9 79.7-85.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 6 27.6 8.4-61.4 7 72.4 38.6-91.6
-English Speaking 13 6 27.6 8.4-61.4 7 72.4 38.6-91.6
Non-Hispanic 1,232 232 17.0 14.2-20.3 1,000 83.0 79.7-85.8
AGE
18-24 90 9 12.9 5.3-28.1 81 87.1 71.9-94.7
25-34 198 14 4.7 2.0-10.4 184 95.3 89.6-98.0
35-44 260 20 7.5 4.0-13.7 240 92.5 86.3-96.0
45-54 254 36 16.5 11.0-23.9 218 83.5 76.1-89.0
55-64 181 34 21.3 14.1-30.8 147 78.7 69.2-85.9
65-74 148 68 43.6 32.2-55.8 80 56.4 44.2-67.8
75+ 101 55 56.0 42.4-68.8 46 44.0 31.2-57.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 93 34.3 26.7-42.8 191 65.7 57.2-73.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 424 73 16.3 11.6-22.4 351 83.7 77.6-88.4
Some Post-H.S. 300 44 11.0 7.1-16.7 256 89.0 83.3-92.9
College Graduate 234 27 10.1 6.1-16.4 207 89.9 83.6-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 264 74 26.2 19.6-34.0 190 73.8 66.0-80.4
$15,000- 24,999 284 47 18.2 11.9-26.8 237 81.8 73.2-88.1
$25,000- 34,999 162 17 9.1 4.9-16.4 145 90.9 83.6-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 113 12 7.7 3.4-16.5 101 92.3 83.5-96.6
$50,000-74,999 63 4 5.2 1.2-19.3 59 94.8 80.7-98.8
$75,000+ 52 3 4.2 1.0-16.2 49 95.8 83.8-99.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 6 28.7 11.9-54.7 10 71.3 45.3-88.1
Guilford 69 15 19.7 10.8-33.3 54 80.3 66.7-89.2
Mecklenburg 80 13 13.3 7.2-23.3 67 86.7 76.7-92.8
Orange 30 6 17.9 7.5-37.2 24 82.1 62.8-92.5
Wake 55 6 7.3 2.9-17.2 49 92.7 82.8-97.1
Chatham/Lee 51 10 20.4 10.3-36.4 41 79.6 63.6-89.7
Nash/Wilson 79 9 11.0 5.4-21.1 70 89.0 78.9-94.6
Craven/Pamlico 57 13 17.3 8.9-30.9 44 82.7 69.1-91.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 4 65.7 24.4-91.9 5 34.3 8.1-75.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 15 11.9 6.7-20.3 90 88.1 79.7-93.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 6.2 0.8-34.7 8 93.8 65.3-99.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 93 23 26.4 17.3-37.9 70 73.6 62.1-82.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 20 18.9 12.0-28.3 82 81.1 71.7-88.0
Northeast NC I 166 32 19.1 12.7-27.7 134 80.9 72.3-87.3
Northeast NC II 99 19 17.4 10.6-27.1 80 82.6 72.9-89.4
Northeastern Partnership 265 51 18.3 13.4-24.5 214 81.7 75.5-86.6
Mountain AHEC 31 9 33.0 15.7-56.6 22 67.0 43.4-84.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 660 122 15.9 12.1-20.6 538 84.1 79.4-87.9
Piedmont 540 104 17.7 13.8-22.3 436 82.3 77.7-86.2
Western NC 45 12 25.0 11.0-47.3 33 75.0 52.7-89.0

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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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