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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 14,655 3,767 22.7 21.9-23.5 10,888 77.3 76.5-78.1
GENDER
Male 5,332 1,306 22.3 21.0-23.7 4,026 77.7 76.3-79.0
Female 9,323 2,461 23.0 22.0-24.1 6,862 77.0 75.9-78.0
RACE
White 10,980 3,050 24.8 23.8-25.7 7,930 75.2 74.3-76.2
African American 2,623 542 18.4 16.7-20.2 2,081 81.6 79.8-83.3
Asian 82 9 18.9 9.6-33.8 73 81.1 66.2-90.4
Native American 285 71 19.9 14.9-26.1 214 80.1 73.9-85.1
Other Minorities 596 75 12.2 8.9-16.5 521 87.8 83.5-91.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 646 101 13.7 10.5-17.7 545 86.3 82.3-89.5
-English Speaking 274 62 20.8 15.3-27.8 212 79.2 72.2-84.7
-Spanish Speaking 372 39 10.3 6.7-15.6 333 89.7 84.4-93.3
Non-Hispanic 13,988 3,663 23.3 22.5-24.2 10,325 76.7 75.8-77.5
AGE
18-24 791 89 11.7 9.1-15.0 702 88.3 85.0-90.9
25-34 2,310 156 7.1 5.8- 8.6 2,154 92.9 91.4-94.2
35-44 2,773 206 7.2 6.1- 8.4 2,567 92.8 91.6-93.9
45-54 2,749 395 14.6 13.0-16.4 2,354 85.4 83.6-87.0
55-64 2,511 689 26.6 24.6-28.8 1,822 73.4 71.2-75.4
65-74 1,957 1,143 56.7 54.0-59.5 814 43.3 40.5-46.0
75+ 1,489 1,072 72.3 69.3-75.1 417 27.7 24.9-30.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,409 881 29.6 27.4-31.9 1,528 70.4 68.1-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,312 1,115 22.8 21.3-24.4 3,197 77.2 75.6-78.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,681 866 21.6 20.0-23.2 2,815 78.4 76.8-80.0
College Graduate 4,227 896 19.5 18.1-21.0 3,331 80.5 79.0-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,688 618 32.5 29.6-35.6 1,070 67.5 64.4-70.4
$15,000- 24,999 2,484 755 26.5 24.4-28.7 1,729 73.5 71.3-75.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,683 408 22.3 20.1-24.8 1,275 77.7 75.2-79.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,927 411 21.1 18.9-23.4 1,516 78.9 76.6-81.1
$50,000-74,999 1,754 299 16.6 14.6-18.8 1,455 83.4 81.2-85.4
$75,000+ 1,977 281 13.9 12.2-15.8 1,696 86.1 84.2-87.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,663 1,911 37.8 36.0-39.6 2,752 62.2 60.4-64.0
No 9,559 1,759 16.3 15.4-17.2 7,800 83.7 82.8-84.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,867 746 38.9 36.2-41.6 1,121 61.1 58.4-63.8
Non-Veteran 12,606 2,986 19.8 19.0-20.7 9,620 80.2 79.3-81.0
Currently Serving 157 33 24.4 17.0-33.6 124 75.6 66.4-83.0

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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 (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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