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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 1,229 107 9.4 7.4-12.0 1,122 90.6 88.0-92.6
GENDER
Female 1,229 107 9.4 7.4-12.0 1,122 90.6 88.0-92.6
RACE
White 730 61 9.2 6.7-12.6 669 90.8 87.4-93.3
African American 328 35 10.9 7.1-16.4 293 89.1 83.6-92.9
Other Minorities 166 10 7.2 3.0-16.3 156 92.8 83.7-97.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 85 6 9.4 3.2-24.7 79 90.6 75.3-96.8
Non-Hispanic 1,143 101 9.4 7.3-12.1 1,042 90.6 87.9-92.7
AGE
18-24 108 20 17.8 11.1-27.5 88 82.2 72.5-88.9
25-34 320 24 7.6 4.8-11.9 296 92.4 88.1-95.2
35-44 505 42 7.1 5.0-10.0 463 92.9 90.0-95.0
45-54 296 21 6.0 3.7- 9.8 275 94.0 90.2-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 9 8.7 3.3-21.0 102 91.3 79.0-96.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 323 22 5.3 3.0- 9.1 301 94.7 90.9-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 398 40 13.6 9.4-19.3 358 86.4 80.7-90.6
College Graduate 397 36 9.2 6.1-13.7 361 90.8 86.3-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 12 11.4 5.0-23.9 131 88.6 76.1-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 186 15 8.9 4.5-16.7 171 91.1 83.3-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 135 11 5.8 2.9-11.2 124 94.2 88.8-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 182 11 6.2 3.1-12.0 171 93.8 88.0-96.9
$50,000-74,999 210 22 12.5 7.2-21.0 188 87.5 79.0-92.8
$75,000+ 258 25 8.7 5.6-13.3 233 91.3 86.7-94.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 303 25 7.3 4.5-11.6 278 92.7 88.4-95.5
No 919 82 10.1 7.6-13.2 837 89.9 86.8-92.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 7 9.4 3.4-23.2 58 90.6 76.8-96.6
Non-Veteran 1,164 100 9.4 7.3-12.1 1,064 90.6 87.9-92.7

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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.

**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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