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2006 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 15,536 6,432 34.3 33.3-35.3 9,104 65.7 64.7-66.7
-Piedmont NC 8,687 3,569 33.7 32.4-35.1 5,118 66.3 64.9-67.6
GENDER
Male 3,218 1,243 29.9 27.9-32.0 1,975 70.1 68.0-72.1
Female 5,469 2,326 37.5 35.8-39.2 3,143 62.5 60.8-64.2
RACE
White 6,736 2,991 37.4 35.9-39.0 3,745 62.6 61.0-64.1
African American 1,326 426 27.5 24.7-30.6 900 72.5 69.4-75.3
Other Minorities 585 142 21.7 17.7-26.3 443 78.3 73.7-82.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 483 124 20.7 16.6-25.4 359 79.3 74.6-83.4
Non-Hispanic 8,186 3,439 35.3 33.9-36.7 4,747 64.7 63.3-66.1
AGE
18-24 332 64 17.6 13.0-23.4 268 82.4 76.6-87.0
25-34 1,055 217 17.6 15.2-20.4 838 82.4 79.6-84.8
35-44 1,563 361 24.1 21.5-26.8 1,202 75.9 73.2-78.5
45-54 1,718 550 31.9 29.3-34.7 1,168 68.1 65.3-70.7
55-64 1,693 780 48.4 45.5-51.4 913 51.6 48.6-54.5
65-74 1,275 824 66.0 62.8-69.1 451 34.0 30.9-37.2
75+ 980 745 76.0 72.5-79.1 235 24.0 20.9-27.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,261 548 31.5 28.1-35.1 713 68.5 64.9-71.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,511 995 29.9 27.6-32.3 1,516 70.1 67.7-72.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,105 823 32.1 29.3-35.1 1,282 67.9 64.9-70.7
College Graduate 2,785 1,191 39.1 36.8-41.4 1,594 60.9 58.6-63.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 886 408 34.1 29.6-38.9 478 65.9 61.1-70.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,368 549 31.6 28.4-35.0 819 68.4 65.0-71.6
$25,000- 34,999 961 375 30.8 27.2-34.7 586 69.2 65.3-72.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,192 470 31.6 28.2-35.1 722 68.4 64.9-71.8
$50,000-74,999 1,118 399 30.1 26.8-33.6 719 69.9 66.4-73.2
$75,000+ 1,881 753 37.6 34.9-40.4 1,128 62.4 59.6-65.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,968 1,461 41.6 39.2-44.1 1,507 58.4 55.9-60.8
No 5,467 2,030 30.9 29.2-32.5 3,437 69.1 67.5-70.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,140 642 52.9 49.1-56.8 498 47.1 43.2-50.9
Non-Veteran 7,538 2,925 31.2 29.8-32.6 4,613 68.8 67.4-70.2

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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