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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)*-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 633 70 12.7 9.1-17.5 563 87.3 82.5-90.9
GENDER
Females 633 70 12.7 9.1-17.5 563 87.3 82.5-90.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 1 6.9 0.9-38.6 7 93.1 61.4-99.1
Non-Hispanic 625 69 12.7 9.1-17.5 556 87.3 82.5-90.9
AGE
18-24 46 11 28.3 14.2-48.5 35 71.7 51.5-85.8
25-34 185 23 12.4 7.4-19.9 162 87.6 80.1-92.6
35-44 252 21 6.5 3.9-10.7 231 93.5 89.3-96.1
45-49 150 15 9.7 4.9-18.3 135 90.3 81.7-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 6 10.9 3.9-26.9 38 89.1 73.1-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 198 17 10.7 4.6-22.9 181 89.3 77.1-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 202 26 16.9 10.6-25.7 176 83.1 74.3-89.4
College Graduate 189 21 10.4 5.6-18.3 168 89.6 81.7-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 10 9.3 4.3-18.6 80 90.7 81.4-95.7
$15,000- 24,999 147 6 2.7 0.9- 7.9 141 97.3 92.1-99.1
$25,000- 34,999 89 13 11.4 5.9-20.9 76 88.6 79.1-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 90 7 8.7 3.5-20.1 83 91.3 79.9-96.5
$50,000-74,999 90 15 16.2 8.8-27.9 75 83.8 72.1-91.2
$75,000+ 80 11 15.5 6.7-32.0 69 84.5 68.0-93.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 153 14 5.1 2.5-10.0 139 94.9 90.0-97.5
No 477 56 14.9 10.4-20.9 421 85.1 79.1-89.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 35 6 8.2 3.1-19.8 29 91.8 80.2-96.9
Non-Veteran 598 64 12.9 9.2-17.9 534 87.1 82.1-90.8

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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