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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,368 966 37.4 34.5-40.3 1,402 62.6 59.7-65.5
GENDER
Males 716 306 38.0 33.0-43.3 410 62.0 56.7-67.0
Females 1,652 660 36.9 33.7-40.1 992 63.1 59.9-66.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 10 21.6 9.2-42.8 15 78.4 57.2-90.8
Non-Hispanic 2,332 949 37.4 34.5-40.4 1,383 62.6 59.6-65.5
AGE
18-24 81 23 31.9 19.4-47.6 58 68.1 52.4-80.6
25-34 270 78 27.2 21.2-34.3 192 72.8 65.7-78.8
35-44 412 114 26.5 21.4-32.3 298 73.5 67.7-78.6
45-54 527 173 35.4 29.8-41.4 354 64.6 58.6-70.2
55-64 461 212 45.6 39.7-51.7 249 54.4 48.3-60.3
65-74 351 200 58.4 51.7-64.8 151 41.6 35.2-48.3
75+ 241 157 68.7 60.5-75.9 84 31.3 24.1-39.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 218 47.0 39.7-54.5 221 53.0 45.5-60.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 829 314 35.8 30.8-41.1 515 64.2 58.9-69.2
Some Post-H.S. 583 226 35.7 30.6-41.1 357 64.3 58.9-69.4
College Graduate 511 204 36.0 30.5-41.8 307 64.0 58.2-69.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 428 184 39.1 32.8-45.7 244 60.9 54.3-67.2
$15,000- 24,999 504 212 39.5 32.6-46.8 292 60.5 53.2-67.4
$25,000- 34,999 300 113 37.2 28.5-46.7 187 62.8 53.3-71.5
$35,000- 49,999 322 125 38.3 31.5-45.6 197 61.7 54.4-68.5
$50,000-74,999 252 81 26.2 19.9-33.6 171 73.8 66.4-80.1
$75,000+ 241 105 40.8 32.9-49.2 136 59.2 50.8-67.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 941 463 46.4 41.5-51.3 478 53.6 48.7-58.5
No 1,330 473 33.2 29.6-37.0 857 66.8 63.0-70.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 144 49.2 41.0-57.5 150 50.8 42.5-59.0
Non-Veteran 2,074 822 35.2 32.3-38.3 1,252 64.8 61.7-67.7

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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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