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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 14,788 4,481 23.8 22.9-24.7 10,307 76.2 75.3-77.1
-Western NC 1,584 541 26.2 23.6-29.0 1,043 73.8 71.0-76.4
GENDER
Male 577 195 23.9 20.1-28.2 382 76.1 71.8-79.9
Female 1,007 346 28.2 24.8-31.9 661 71.8 68.1-75.2
RACE
White 1,442 506 27.1 24.4-30.1 936 72.9 69.9-75.6
African American 44 11 22.5 11.0-40.6 33 77.5 59.4-89.0
Other Minorities 89 20 14.8 7.5-26.9 69 85.2 73.1-92.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 54 9 11.5 4.5-26.6 45 88.5 73.4-95.5
Non-Hispanic 1,523 529 27.0 24.3-29.9 994 73.0 70.1-75.7
AGE
18-24 45 7 12.2 4.5-28.9 38 87.8 71.1-95.5
25-34 154 18 12.9 7.3-21.9 136 87.1 78.1-92.7
35-44 232 28 11.5 7.7-16.9 204 88.5 83.1-92.3
45-54 302 38 10.0 6.6-14.9 264 90.0 85.1-93.4
55-64 345 104 28.7 23.4-34.7 241 71.3 65.3-76.6
65-74 287 176 60.5 53.6-66.9 111 39.5 33.1-46.4
75+ 213 166 76.7 68.7-83.2 47 23.3 16.8-31.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 114 30.2 23.3-38.1 139 69.8 61.9-76.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 496 163 25.7 20.9-31.3 333 74.3 68.7-79.1
Some Post-H.S. 387 142 28.5 23.6-33.9 245 71.5 66.1-76.4
College Graduate 442 120 22.3 18.1-27.1 322 77.7 72.9-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 210 100 38.3 29.8-47.7 110 61.7 52.3-70.2
$15,000- 24,999 295 111 26.7 20.7-33.6 184 73.3 66.4-79.3
$25,000- 34,999 232 88 31.1 23.3-40.1 144 68.9 59.9-76.7
$35,000- 49,999 253 72 24.6 18.9-31.5 181 75.4 68.5-81.1
$50,000-74,999 184 47 23.2 16.9-30.8 137 76.8 69.2-83.1
$75,000+ 189 36 14.6 9.8-21.4 153 85.4 78.6-90.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 299 37.4 32.8-42.3 346 62.6 57.7-67.2
No 900 233 20.5 17.3-24.1 667 79.5 75.9-82.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 120 45.6 38.0-53.4 113 54.4 46.6-62.0
Non-Veteran 1,351 421 23.2 20.5-26.1 930 76.8 73.9-79.5

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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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