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2004 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 1,761 357 18.1 16.0-20.3 1,404 81.9 79.7-84.0
AGE
18-24 110 13 13.3 6.6-25.0 97 86.7 75.0-93.4
25-34 318 17 4.6 2.6- 7.9 301 95.4 92.1-97.4
35-44 348 34 7.3 5.0-10.5 314 92.7 89.5-95.0
45-54 340 58 16.3 12.2-21.4 282 83.7 78.6-87.8
55-64 256 53 19.9 14.8-26.2 203 80.1 73.8-85.2
65-74 219 102 44.7 36.5-53.1 117 55.3 46.9-63.5
75+ 159 77 50.8 41.5-60.0 82 49.2 40.0-58.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 376 124 30.2 25.1-35.8 252 69.8 64.2-74.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 577 107 17.9 14.3-22.2 470 82.1 77.8-85.7
Some Post-H.S. 460 67 13.1 10.0-17.1 393 86.9 82.9-90.0
College Graduate 345 58 14.5 10.8-19.1 287 85.5 80.9-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 378 95 22.8 18.4-28.0 283 77.2 72.0-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 436 89 19.2 15.0-24.2 347 80.8 75.8-85.0
$25,000- 34,999 227 40 18.4 13.0-25.5 187 81.6 74.5-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 175 30 14.0 9.3-20.4 145 86.0 79.6-90.7
$50,000-74,999 92 8 8.9 4.1-18.3 84 91.1 81.7-95.9
$75,000+ 80 8 8.6 4.1-17.1 72 91.4 82.9-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 625 198 30.7 26.5-35.2 427 69.3 64.8-73.5
No 1,074 148 11.9 9.9-14.4 926 88.1 85.6-90.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 12 23.4 12.1-40.5 35 76.6 59.5-87.9
Non-Veteran 1,703 343 17.9 15.9-20.1 1,360 82.1 79.9-84.1
Currently Serving 10 2 22.0 5.2-59.2 8 78.0 40.8-94.8

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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 (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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