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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-WHITE 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 4,300 1,226 24.7 22.9-26.6 3,074 75.3 73.4-77.1
AGE
18-24 222 21 7.2 3.6-13.7 201 92.8 86.3-96.4
25-34 582 33 5.0 3.1- 7.8 549 95.0 92.2-96.9
35-44 761 44 5.7 3.8- 8.5 717 94.3 91.5-96.2
45-54 832 129 14.9 11.7-18.8 703 85.1 81.2-88.3
55-64 720 197 29.7 24.8-35.1 523 70.3 64.9-75.2
65-74 629 400 62.5 56.8-68.0 229 37.5 32.0-43.2
75+ 523 390 75.5 69.7-80.6 133 24.5 19.4-30.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 573 272 46.1 40.0-52.4 301 53.9 47.6-60.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,273 376 25.3 22.1-28.9 897 74.7 71.1-77.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,152 317 22.5 19.3-26.1 835 77.5 73.9-80.7
College Graduate 1,293 257 16.1 13.6-19.0 1,036 83.9 81.0-86.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 449 196 44.3 37.5-51.2 253 55.7 48.8-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 733 247 30.8 25.8-36.4 486 69.2 63.6-74.2
$25,000- 34,999 468 118 22.8 17.7-29.0 350 77.2 71.0-82.3
$35,000- 49,999 570 113 15.5 11.9-20.1 457 84.5 79.9-88.1
$50,000-74,999 481 87 16.3 12.3-21.2 394 83.7 78.8-87.7
$75,000+ 578 71 10.6 7.7-14.3 507 89.4 85.7-92.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 243 77 28.1 22.4-34.6 166 71.9 65.4-77.6
Guilford 200 52 23.6 17.7-30.7 148 76.4 69.3-82.3
Mecklenburg 179 46 24.4 18.1-32.1 133 75.6 67.9-81.9
Orange 232 51 13.7 9.5-19.3 181 86.3 80.7-90.5
Wake 194 41 19.3 13.8-26.3 153 80.7 73.7-86.2
Chatham/Lee 171 57 31.6 24.3-40.0 114 68.4 60.0-75.7
Nash/Wilson 150 46 26.6 19.9-34.6 104 73.4 65.4-80.1
Craven/Pamlico 216 74 32.3 25.9-39.6 142 67.7 60.4-74.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 255 67 22.9 17.7-29.1 188 77.1 70.9-82.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 271 70 21.0 15.5-27.8 201 79.0 72.2-84.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 45 20.4 13.5-29.6 138 79.6 70.4-86.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 229 70 26.7 20.8-33.6 159 73.3 66.4-79.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 27 21.3 14.2-30.5 90 78.7 69.5-85.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 60 28.8 22.3-36.4 114 71.2 63.6-77.7
Northeast NC I 138 45 29.0 21.7-37.6 93 71.0 62.4-78.3
Northeast NC II 217 69 28.2 22.1-35.3 148 71.8 64.7-77.9
Northeastern Partnership 355 114 28.5 23.5-34.0 241 71.5 66.0-76.5
Mountain AHEC 731 232 29.1 25.0-33.5 499 70.9 66.5-75.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,305 401 26.7 23.2-30.5 904 73.3 69.5-76.8
Piedmont 1,811 479 23.6 21.1-26.3 1,332 76.4 73.7-78.9
Western NC 1,184 346 25.0 21.8-28.5 838 75.0 71.5-78.2

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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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