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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 95 5 3.4 1.3- 8.7 90 96.6 91.3-98.7
GENDER
Female 95 5 3.4 1.3- 8.7 90 96.6 91.3-98.7
RACE
White 73 4 3.8 1.3-11.0 69 96.2 89.0-98.7
Other 20 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 19 97.7 85.0-99.7
AGE
18-44 69 4 3.8 1.4-10.4 65 96.2 89.6-98.6
45+ 26 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 25 98.9 92.1-99.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 26 1 3.4 0.5-21.0 25 96.6 79.0-99.5
Some College + 69 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5 65 96.7 90.5-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 46 3 5.0 1.5-15.5 43 95.0 84.5-98.5
$50,000+ 43 2 2.6 0.5-12.4 41 97.4 87.6-99.5

Back to Human Papillomavirus (HPV)*.

*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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