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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Immunization

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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
-Eastern NC 5,260 2,415 37.8 35.9-39.7 2,845 62.2 60.3-64.1
GENDER
Male 1,904 873 36.4 33.2-39.7 1,031 63.6 60.3-66.8
Female 3,356 1,542 39.1 36.9-41.2 1,814 60.9 58.8-63.1
RACE
White 3,529 1,750 39.5 37.2-41.9 1,779 60.5 58.1-62.8
African American 1,215 495 39.5 35.4-43.8 720 60.5 56.2-64.6
Other Minorities 489 162 26.0 21.0-31.5 327 74.0 68.5-79.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 224 72 24.8 18.3-32.6 152 75.2 67.4-81.7
Non-Hispanic 5,014 2,333 38.8 36.8-40.8 2,681 61.2 59.2-63.2
AGE
18-24 182 42 24.5 16.8-34.3 140 75.5 65.7-83.2
25-34 525 130 21.7 18.0-25.8 395 78.3 74.2-82.0
35-44 819 233 28.4 24.6-32.5 586 71.6 67.5-75.4
45-54 1,015 319 30.6 27.3-34.1 696 69.4 65.9-72.7
55-64 1,083 572 54.0 50.5-57.4 511 46.0 42.6-49.5
65-74 934 601 65.2 61.5-68.7 333 34.8 31.3-38.5
75+ 667 503 75.6 71.5-79.2 164 24.4 20.8-28.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 834 395 36.2 31.7-41.0 439 63.8 59.0-68.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,628 724 36.0 32.3-39.9 904 64.0 60.1-67.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,423 643 38.5 35.0-42.2 780 61.5 57.8-65.0
College Graduate 1,361 644 40.2 37.0-43.5 717 59.8 56.5-63.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 681 297 36.6 31.3-42.3 384 63.4 57.7-68.7
$15,000- 24,999 844 383 35.0 30.4-39.9 461 65.0 60.1-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 590 276 38.9 32.4-45.9 314 61.1 54.1-67.6
$35,000- 49,999 747 350 40.5 36.2-45.0 397 59.5 55.0-63.8
$50,000-74,999 766 347 36.2 31.6-41.0 419 63.8 59.0-68.4
$75,000+ 936 426 39.3 35.2-43.4 510 60.7 56.6-64.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,076 1,104 45.9 42.6-49.1 972 54.1 50.9-57.4
No 3,037 1,265 34.3 31.9-36.8 1,772 65.7 63.2-68.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 947 527 50.3 45.6-55.1 420 49.7 44.9-54.4
Non-Veteran 4,310 1,886 34.9 32.9-36.9 2,424 65.1 63.1-67.1

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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.

**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.

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