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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 441 11 5.2 2.5-10.6 430 94.8 89.4-97.5
GENDER
Male 170 8 9.2 4.1-19.6 162 90.8 80.4-95.9
Female 271 3 1.6 0.4- 7.1 268 98.4 92.9-99.6
RACE
White 351 7 4.4 1.6-11.4 344 95.6 88.6-98.4
Other 87 4 8.0 2.8-21.2 83 92.0 78.8-97.2
AGE
18-44 135 7 9.3 4.1-19.7 128 90.7 80.3-95.9
45+ 304 4 1.2 0.5- 3.4 300 98.8 96.6-99.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2 233 98.0 93.8-99.4
Some College + 202 7 8.6 3.7-19.1 195 91.4 80.9-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 277 6 3.7 1.4- 9.1 271 96.3 90.9-98.6
$50,000+ 111 4 8.2 2.3-25.9 107 91.8 74.1-97.7

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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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