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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Immunization

Engaged in one or more risk behaviors that can lead to hepatitis B infection.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,374 592 5.4 4.8- 6.0 14,782 94.6 94.0-95.2
-Mecklenburg County 817 35 5.7 3.8- 8.5 782 94.3 91.5-96.2
GENDER
Male 283 23 8.1 5.0-12.8 260 91.9 87.2-95.0
Female 534 12 3.3 1.6- 6.9 522 96.7 93.1-98.4
RACE
White 562 17 4.2 2.5- 7.2 545 95.8 92.8-97.5
Other 252 18 8.0 4.5-13.8 234 92.0 86.2-95.5
AGE
18-44 331 23 7.7 4.8-12.2 308 92.3 87.8-95.2
45+ 479 12 3.0 1.6- 5.5 467 97.0 94.5-98.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 204 11 7.2 3.5-14.5 193 92.8 85.5-96.5
Some College + 610 24 5.1 3.2- 8.1 586 94.9 91.9-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 326 15 4.5 2.3- 8.4 311 95.5 91.6-97.7
$50,000+ 387 15 4.4 2.6- 7.4 372 95.6 92.6-97.4

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Risk behaviors include having multiple sex partners, intravenous drug use, HIV positive -- see questionnaire for list of risk behaviors.

^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.


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