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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 90 8 10.3 4.0-24.1 82 89.7 75.9-96.0
GENDER
Female 90 8 10.3 4.0-24.1 82 89.7 75.9-96.0
RACE
White 61 5 12.7 4.0-33.7 56 87.3 66.3-96.0
Other 29 3 6.1 1.8-19.1 26 93.9 80.9-98.2
AGE
18-44 58 6 12.1 4.2-30.2 52 87.9 69.8-95.8
45+ 32 2 4.7 1.1-17.9 30 95.3 82.1-98.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 19 1 2.2 0.3-14.6 18 97.8 85.4-99.7
Some College + 71 7 12.4 4.6-29.2 64 87.6 70.8-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 32 5 10.9 4.1-25.8 27 89.1 74.2-95.9
$50,000+ 45 3 12.5 3.1-39.4 42 87.5 60.6-96.9

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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