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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 410 197 40.0 33.6-46.7 213 60.0 53.3-66.4
GENDER
Male 170 74 32.3 24.4-41.3 96 67.7 58.7-75.6
Female 240 123 47.2 38.2-56.4 117 52.8 43.6-61.8
RACE
White 351 177 44.4 37.4-51.7 174 55.6 48.3-62.6
Other 59 20 24.4 13.7-39.7 39 75.6 60.3-86.3
AGE
18-44 109 26 26.1 16.6-38.4 83 73.9 61.6-83.4
45+ 298 169 53.7 47.0-60.1 129 46.3 39.9-53.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 106 40.4 31.4-50.1 113 59.6 49.9-68.6
Some College + 190 90 39.3 30.6-48.7 100 60.7 51.3-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 106 40.9 32.0-50.3 111 59.1 49.7-68.0
$50,000+ 124 55 37.7 28.4-48.1 69 62.3 51.9-71.6

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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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