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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,652 660 36.9 33.7-40.1 992 63.1 59.9-66.3
AGE
18-24 52 12 18.1 9.2-32.7 40 81.9 67.3-90.8
25-34 201 58 30.4 23.0-38.9 143 69.6 61.1-77.0
35-44 280 75 25.9 19.8-33.1 205 74.1 66.9-80.2
45-54 351 107 33.9 27.3-41.1 244 66.1 58.9-72.7
55-64 309 142 48.0 41.0-55.0 167 52.0 45.0-59.0
65-74 261 147 55.7 47.8-63.4 114 44.3 36.6-52.2
75+ 179 113 66.4 57.0-74.7 66 33.6 25.3-43.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 156 45.8 38.3-53.4 158 54.2 46.6-61.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 545 204 35.0 29.7-40.8 341 65.0 59.2-70.3
Some Post-H.S. 410 151 34.7 28.7-41.2 259 65.3 58.8-71.3
College Graduate 380 147 36.1 29.6-43.1 233 63.9 56.9-70.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 142 41.5 34.6-48.7 184 58.5 51.3-65.4
$15,000- 24,999 373 143 37.0 30.4-44.2 230 63.0 55.8-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 208 74 32.2 24.6-40.8 134 67.8 59.2-75.4
$35,000- 49,999 192 72 38.6 29.7-48.4 120 61.4 51.6-70.3
$50,000-74,999 165 54 27.2 19.9-36.0 111 72.8 64.0-80.1
$75,000+ 141 61 43.2 32.5-54.4 80 56.8 45.6-67.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 651 312 44.3 39.1-49.6 339 55.7 50.4-60.9
No 938 329 34.0 29.9-38.3 609 66.0 61.7-70.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 21 60.2 42.1-75.8 29 39.8 24.2-57.9
Non-Veteran 1,602 639 35.9 32.8-39.2 963 64.1 60.8-67.2

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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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