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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,698 4,567 39.3 38.1-40.5 9,131 60.7 59.5-61.9
-Western NC 1,482 505 39.9 36.4-43.5 977 60.1 56.5-63.6
GENDER
Male 540 172 36.3 30.9-42.1 368 63.7 57.9-69.1
Female 942 333 43.0 38.5-47.6 609 57.0 52.4-61.5
RACE
White 1,342 448 40.6 36.9-44.4 894 59.4 55.6-63.1
African American 44 23 52.8 34.4-70.5 21 47.2 29.5-65.6
Other Minorities 87 32 26.4 16.5-39.4 55 73.6 60.6-83.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 15 22.9 12.6-37.9 44 77.1 62.1-87.4
Non-Hispanic 1,417 490 41.1 37.4-44.8 927 58.9 55.2-62.6
AGE
18-24 41 36 92.9 81.1-97.5 5 7.1 2.5-18.9
25-34 155 80 46.3 37.0-55.8 75 53.7 44.2-63.0
35-44 211 94 41.2 33.7-49.2 117 58.8 50.8-66.3
45-54 290 113 36.0 29.5-43.2 177 64.0 56.8-70.5
55-64 324 94 27.3 21.9-33.5 230 72.7 66.5-78.1
65-74 264 64 26.2 20.4-33.0 200 73.8 67.0-79.6
75+ 190 23 16.3 10.2-25.1 167 83.7 74.9-89.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 45 23.6 15.5-34.3 196 76.4 65.7-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 467 140 37.2 30.8-44.0 327 62.8 56.0-69.2
Some Post-H.S. 359 136 41.6 35.0-48.6 223 58.4 51.4-65.0
College Graduate 408 183 52.7 46.4-58.8 225 47.3 41.2-53.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 63 34.1 25.2-44.3 134 65.9 55.7-74.8
$15,000- 24,999 275 75 30.2 23.0-38.5 200 69.8 61.5-77.0
$25,000- 34,999 218 66 34.1 25.2-44.2 152 65.9 55.8-74.8
$35,000- 49,999 240 98 47.8 39.3-56.4 142 52.2 43.6-60.7
$50,000-74,999 166 72 45.6 36.8-54.7 94 54.4 45.3-63.2
$75,000+ 173 70 43.8 35.1-53.0 103 56.2 47.0-64.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 592 180 34.2 28.7-40.2 412 65.8 59.8-71.3
No 852 312 42.6 38.1-47.3 540 57.4 52.7-61.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 65 34.9 27.4-43.2 143 65.1 56.8-72.6
Non-Veteran 1,274 440 40.6 36.7-44.6 834 59.4 55.4-63.3

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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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