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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)*

A vaccine to prevent the human papillomavirus or HPV infection is available and
is called cervical cancer vaccine, HPV shot, or GARDASIL.
Have you EVER had the HPV vaccination?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,401 307 12.7 10.8-14.9 3,094 87.3 85.1-89.2
-Alamance County 85 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 83 97.6 90.5-99.4
GENDER
Female 85 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 83 97.6 90.5-99.4
RACE
White 61 0 0.0 . - . 61 100 . - .
Other 24 2 9.1 2.2-31.0 22 90.9 69.0-97.8
AGE
18-44 64 1 1.8 0.3-11.9 63 98.2 88.1-99.7
45+ 21 1 5.0 0.7-28.3 20 95.0 71.7-99.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 2 6.1 1.4-22.3 31 93.9 77.7-98.6
Some College + 52 0 0.0 . - . 52 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 2 5.7 1.4-20.9 37 94.3 79.1-98.6
$50,000+ 39 0 0.0 . - . 39 100 . - .

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*Asked of females 18 to 49 years of age.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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