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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 152 17 19.4 11.3-31.3 135 80.6 68.7-88.7
GENDER
Female 152 17 19.4 11.3-31.3 135 80.6 68.7-88.7
RACE
White 86 8 18.7 8.2-37.1 78 81.3 62.9-91.8
Other 66 9 20.1 9.6-37.4 57 79.9 62.6-90.4
AGE
18-44 115 14 20.2 11.2-33.8 101 79.8 66.2-88.8
45+ 37 3 15.2 3.8-45.1 34 84.8 54.9-96.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 31 5 28.7 10.9-57.2 26 71.3 42.8-89.1
Some College + 120 12 16.0 8.4-28.2 108 84.0 71.8-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 46 4 24.3 8.5-52.5 42 75.7 47.5-91.5
$50,000+ 96 11 13.6 7.1-24.6 85 86.4 75.4-92.9

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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