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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Immunization

A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected in your arm. 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%)
North Carolina 17,219 5,669 27.6 26.7-28.4 11,550 72.4 71.6-73.3
-Piedmont NC 9,669 3,143 26.5 25.4-27.7 6,526 73.5 72.3-74.6
GENDER
Male 3,522 1,069 24.3 22.5-26.2 2,453 75.7 73.8-77.5
Female 6,147 2,074 28.7 27.3-30.1 4,073 71.3 69.9-72.7
RACE
White 7,510 2,588 28.1 26.9-29.4 4,922 71.9 70.6-73.1
African American 1,572 428 25.1 22.1-28.3 1,144 74.9 71.7-77.9
Other Minorities 546 116 17.5 13.8-21.9 430 82.5 78.1-86.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 556 130 19.6 15.7-24.3 426 80.4 75.7-84.3
Non-Hispanic 9,107 3,009 27.3 26.1-28.5 6,098 72.7 71.5-73.9
AGE
18-24 435 64 14.7 10.6-20.0 371 85.3 80.0-89.4
25-34 1,361 214 16.2 13.8-18.9 1,147 83.8 81.1-86.2
35-44 1,888 297 14.7 12.9-16.6 1,591 85.3 83.4-87.1
45-54 1,842 402 21.2 19.0-23.7 1,440 78.8 76.3-81.0
55-64 1,731 583 33.3 30.6-36.0 1,148 66.7 64.0-69.4
65-74 1,298 806 62.0 58.8-65.1 492 38.0 34.9-41.2
75+ 1,065 759 71.7 68.3-74.8 306 28.3 25.2-31.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,509 594 30.7 27.3-34.3 915 69.3 65.7-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,752 897 26.3 24.3-28.5 1,855 73.7 71.5-75.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,301 719 24.7 22.5-27.0 1,582 75.3 73.0-77.5
College Graduate 3,088 923 25.8 24.0-27.7 2,165 74.2 72.3-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,042 405 32.4 28.6-36.5 637 67.6 63.5-71.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,641 593 26.6 23.8-29.6 1,048 73.4 70.4-76.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,139 359 25.2 22.3-28.4 780 74.8 71.6-77.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,264 386 27.7 24.3-31.4 878 72.3 68.6-75.7
$50,000-74,999 1,313 337 23.8 20.9-26.9 976 76.2 73.1-79.1
$75,000+ 1,810 483 23.3 21.0-25.6 1,327 76.7 74.4-79.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,838 1,243 36.6 34.3-38.9 1,595 63.4 61.1-65.7
No 6,562 1,822 23.1 21.8-24.5 4,740 76.9 75.5-78.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,150 536 43.0 39.2-46.8 614 57.0 53.2-60.8
Non-Veteran 8,507 2,604 24.4 23.3-25.6 5,903 75.6 74.4-76.7

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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