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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 10,980 3,050 24.8 23.8-25.7 7,930 75.2 74.3-76.2
GENDER
Male 4,039 1,053 24.2 22.7-25.8 2,986 75.8 74.2-77.3
Female 6,941 1,997 25.3 24.1-26.5 4,944 74.7 73.5-75.9
AGE
18-24 485 47 10.0 7.1-13.9 438 90.0 86.1-92.9
25-34 1,529 92 5.8 4.6- 7.3 1,437 94.2 92.7-95.4
35-44 2,015 140 7.2 5.9- 8.7 1,875 92.8 91.3-94.1
45-54 2,089 284 13.9 12.1-15.8 1,805 86.1 84.2-87.9
55-64 1,997 563 27.5 25.1-29.9 1,434 72.5 70.1-74.9
65-74 1,582 973 60.4 57.4-63.4 609 39.6 36.6-42.6
75+ 1,239 943 76.8 73.7-79.6 296 23.2 20.4-26.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,410 636 39.0 35.8-42.2 774 61.0 57.8-64.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,161 895 24.8 23.1-26.7 2,266 75.2 73.3-76.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,837 740 24.2 22.4-26.2 2,097 75.8 73.8-77.6
College Graduate 3,559 775 20.0 18.5-21.6 2,784 80.0 78.4-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,017 457 41.4 37.5-45.4 560 58.6 54.6-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,559 565 33.1 30.2-36.0 994 66.9 64.0-69.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,250 332 24.1 21.5-27.0 918 75.9 73.0-78.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,542 342 22.3 19.8-24.9 1,200 77.7 75.1-80.2
$50,000-74,999 1,502 267 17.5 15.3-19.9 1,235 82.5 80.1-84.7
$75,000+ 1,771 258 14.1 12.3-16.2 1,513 85.9 83.8-87.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,451 1,537 41.1 39.1-43.2 1,914 58.9 56.8-60.9
No 7,244 1,440 17.8 16.8-18.9 5,804 82.2 81.1-83.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,503 633 41.4 38.4-44.4 870 58.6 55.6-61.6
Non-Veteran 9,363 2,393 21.5 20.5-22.5 6,970 78.5 77.5-79.5
Currently Serving 98 22 26.7 17.5-38.6 76 73.3 61.4-82.5

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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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