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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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 14,655 3,767 22.7 21.9-23.5 10,888 77.3 76.5-78.1
-Mecklenburg County 627 128 17.3 14.4-20.7 499 82.7 79.3-85.6
GENDER
Male 240 44 17.4 12.8-23.1 196 82.6 76.9-87.2
Female 387 84 17.3 13.7-21.5 303 82.7 78.5-86.3
RACE
White 434 100 19.6 15.9-23.9 334 80.4 76.1-84.1
Other 188 26 12.0 7.8-18.0 162 88.0 82.0-92.2
AGE
18-44 315 19 6.1 3.7- 9.8 296 93.9 90.2-96.3
45+ 310 108 30.3 24.9-36.2 202 69.7 63.8-75.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 46 20.8 15.1-28.0 131 79.2 72.0-84.9
Some College + 449 82 15.8 12.5-19.8 367 84.2 80.2-87.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 258 64 22.0 16.8-28.2 194 78.0 71.8-83.2
$50,000+ 240 28 11.1 7.6-16.1 212 88.9 83.9-92.4

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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 (MAHEC): 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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