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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Immunization

A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected in your arm. During the past 12 months,
have you had a flu shot?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,708 7,559 40.4 39.2-41.5 8,149 59.6 58.5-60.8
-Buncombe County 343 184 44.7 38.3-51.2 159 55.3 48.8-61.7
GENDER
Male 126 63 41.0 31.3-51.4 63 59.0 48.6-68.7
Female 217 121 47.5 39.3-55.9 96 52.5 44.1-60.7
RACE
White 309 167 43.8 37.1-50.6 142 56.2 49.4-62.9
Other 32 17 53.8 32.9-73.4 15 46.2 26.6-67.1
AGE
18-44 74 24 25.7 16.6-37.6 50 74.3 62.4-83.4
45+ 268 160 57.6 50.8-64.2 108 42.4 35.8-49.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 55 37.4 27.1-48.9 59 62.6 51.1-72.9
Some College + 228 128 48.1 40.2-56.2 100 51.9 43.8-59.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 90 39.2 30.8-48.2 93 60.8 51.8-69.2
$50,000+ 123 74 51.8 41.2-62.1 49 48.2 37.9-58.8

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^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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