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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 384 10 2.8 1.3- 6.3 374 97.2 93.7-98.7
GENDER
Male 129 6 4.5 1.6-11.9 123 95.5 88.1-98.4
Female 255 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 251 98.6 96.0-99.5
RACE
White 325 9 3.3 1.4- 7.7 316 96.7 92.3-98.6
Other 58 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 57 98.8 92.0-99.8
AGE
18-44 141 6 4.4 1.6-11.1 135 95.6 88.9-98.4
45+ 241 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 237 98.8 96.6-99.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 173 4 2.6 0.7- 9.5 169 97.4 90.5-99.3
Some College + 210 6 3.1 1.1- 8.1 204 96.9 91.9-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 7 5.5 2.1-13.4 155 94.5 86.6-97.9
$50,000+ 161 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 159 99.2 96.5-99.8

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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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