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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

During the past 12 months, have you had a flu shot?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,021 5,690 35.3 34.4-36.3 9,331 64.7 63.7-65.6
GENDER
Male 5,544 1,988 34.3 32.8-35.8 3,556 65.7 64.2-67.2
Female 9,477 3,702 36.3 35.1-37.5 5,775 63.7 62.5-64.9
RACE
White 11,232 4,562 38.6 37.5-39.7 6,670 61.4 60.3-62.5
African American 2,694 830 29.4 27.3-31.6 1,864 70.6 68.4-72.7
Asian 90 24 28.5 18.2-41.6 66 71.5 58.4-81.8
Native American 292 93 26.7 20.5-34.1 199 73.3 65.9-79.5
Other Minorities 621 153 19.1 15.6-23.0 468 80.9 77.0-84.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 667 192 22.9 19.3-27.0 475 77.1 73.0-80.7
-English Speaking 280 121 41.7 34.6-49.2 159 58.3 50.8-65.4
-Spanish Speaking 387 71 14.2 10.7-18.6 316 85.8 81.4-89.3
Non-Hispanic 14,333 5,494 36.2 35.3-37.2 8,839 63.8 62.8-64.7
AGE
18-24 842 172 17.8 14.9-21.1 670 82.2 78.9-85.1
25-34 2,396 553 21.5 19.5-23.5 1,843 78.5 76.5-80.5
35-44 2,825 665 23.4 21.5-25.5 2,160 76.6 74.5-78.5
45-54 2,803 841 29.3 27.3-31.4 1,962 70.7 68.6-72.7
55-64 2,555 1,124 44.6 42.2-47.1 1,431 55.4 52.9-57.8
65-74 1,996 1,224 61.2 58.5-63.9 772 38.8 36.1-41.5
75+ 1,528 1,086 73.5 70.6-76.1 442 26.5 23.9-29.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,485 979 34.0 31.7-36.4 1,506 66.0 63.6-68.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,426 1,551 32.3 30.6-34.0 2,875 67.7 66.0-69.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,764 1,380 34.7 32.9-36.6 2,384 65.3 63.4-67.1
College Graduate 4,319 1,768 39.5 37.7-41.3 2,551 60.5 58.7-62.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,734 661 34.4 31.5-37.4 1,073 65.6 62.6-68.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,545 923 32.6 30.3-35.0 1,622 67.4 65.0-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,733 612 33.4 30.8-36.1 1,121 66.6 63.9-69.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,972 713 34.3 31.9-36.9 1,259 65.7 63.1-68.1
$50,000-74,999 1,798 657 37.2 34.5-40.0 1,141 62.8 60.0-65.5
$75,000+ 2,018 792 37.4 34.9-40.1 1,226 62.6 59.9-65.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,792 2,209 44.0 42.2-45.8 2,583 56.0 54.2-57.8
No 9,780 3,330 31.8 30.7-33.0 6,450 68.2 67.0-69.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,936 971 50.2 47.5-52.9 965 49.8 47.1-52.5
Non-Veteran 12,892 4,592 32.2 31.2-33.2 8,300 67.8 66.8-68.8
Currently Serving 168 120 72.2 63.6-79.3 48 27.8 20.7-36.4

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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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