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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 670 281 37.6 33.1-42.4 389 62.4 57.6-66.9
GENDER
Male 273 108 35.8 29.2-43.0 165 64.2 57.0-70.8
Female 397 173 39.5 33.5-45.9 224 60.5 54.1-66.5
RACE
White 457 214 39.9 34.6-45.4 243 60.1 54.6-65.4
Other 211 66 34.5 26.7-43.3 145 65.5 56.7-73.3
AGE
18-44 197 51 29.8 22.6-38.3 146 70.2 61.7-77.4
45+ 463 228 45.6 40.4-50.9 235 54.4 49.1-59.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 83 44.2 34.8-54.1 98 55.8 45.9-65.2
Some College + 485 198 34.8 29.9-40.0 287 65.2 60.0-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 262 118 42.3 34.2-50.9 144 57.7 49.1-65.8
$50,000+ 314 112 31.2 25.7-37.2 202 68.8 62.8-74.3

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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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