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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 392 117 27.9 22.9-33.5 275 72.1 66.5-77.1
Buncombe 361 98 26.9 21.9-32.4 263 73.1 67.6-78.1
Cabarrus 422 109 21.7 17.8-26.1 313 78.3 73.9-82.2
Catawba 363 89 21.6 17.3-26.6 274 78.4 73.4-82.7
Cumberland 428 92 20.0 16.1-24.5 336 80.0 75.5-83.9
Davidson 371 91 21.1 16.9-26.0 280 78.9 74.0-83.1
Durham 394 73 17.2 13.4-21.8 321 82.8 78.2-86.6
Forsyth 435 105 22.8 18.7-27.5 330 77.2 72.5-81.3
Gaston 372 101 24.3 19.8-29.5 271 75.7 70.5-80.2
Guilford 412 124 28.2 23.6-33.4 288 71.8 66.6-76.4
Iredell 424 97 19.2 15.6-23.4 327 80.8 76.6-84.4
Johnston 470 110 19.4 15.4-24.1 360 80.6 75.9-84.6
Mecklenburg 627 128 17.3 14.4-20.7 499 82.7 79.3-85.6
New Hanover 364 107 26.2 21.6-31.3 257 73.8 68.7-78.4
Onslow 380 101 26.5 21.7-32.0 279 73.5 68.0-78.3
Orange 401 78 18.1 14.0-23.2 323 81.9 76.8-86.0
Pitt 368 78 17.5 13.8-21.9 290 82.5 78.1-86.2
Randolph 340 91 25.5 20.4-31.4 249 74.5 68.6-79.6
Robeson 365 87 21.7 17.4-26.7 278 78.3 73.3-82.6
Rowan 436 124 27.3 22.6-32.5 312 72.7 67.5-77.4
Union 427 98 19.7 15.9-24.3 329 80.3 75.7-84.1
Wake 578 105 14.3 11.5-17.5 473 85.7 82.5-88.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 351 109 25.4 20.9-30.6 242 74.6 69.4-79.1
Northeast Partnership II 473 137 24.5 20.6-28.8 336 75.5 71.2-79.4
Northeast Partnership I 392 109 22.5 18.3-27.3 283 77.5 72.7-81.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 360 93 22.5 18.0-27.8 267 77.5 72.2-82.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 460 100 18.8 15.2-23.1 360 81.2 76.9-84.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 401 114 27.1 22.5-32.2 287 72.9 67.8-77.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 404 105 24.4 20.1-29.2 299 75.6 70.8-79.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 451 135 27.2 22.8-32.0 316 72.8 68.0-77.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 525 152 27.0 22.8-31.6 373 73.0 68.4-77.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 354 92 23.5 19.1-28.6 262 76.5 71.4-80.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 353 112 30.0 24.0-36.7 241 70.0 63.3-76.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 410 115 23.8 19.5-28.6 295 76.2 71.4-80.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 591 191 29.0 24.8-33.5 400 71.0 66.5-75.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 978 279 23.6 20.8-26.6 699 76.4 73.4-79.2
No 13,677 3,488 22.6 21.8-23.5 10,189 77.4 76.5-78.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,897 1,256 22.6 21.2-23.9 3,641 77.4 76.1-78.8
Piedmont 8,154 2,023 21.4 20.3-22.5 6,131 78.6 77.5-79.7
Western NC 1,604 488 27.8 25.2-30.5 1,116 72.2 69.5-74.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 931 280 28.2 24.8-31.8 651 71.8 68.2-75.2
Northwest 2,827 738 23.2 21.4-25.1 2,089 76.8 74.9-78.6
Charlotte 2,187 547 20.6 18.7-22.6 1,640 79.4 77.4-81.3
Greensboro 1,894 504 26.0 23.5-28.6 1,390 74.0 71.4-76.5
Southern Regional 1,521 367 22.3 19.9-24.9 1,154 77.7 75.1-80.1
Coastal 736 208 25.7 22.4-29.4 528 74.3 70.6-77.6
Wake 1,996 438 17.3 15.4-19.3 1,558 82.7 80.7-84.6
Area L 586 160 23.0 19.4-27.0 426 77.0 73.0-80.6
Eastern 1,846 498 23.6 21.4-25.9 1,348 76.4 74.1-78.6

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Click here to learn about other NC Area Health Education Centers

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