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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 15,708 7,559 40.4 39.2-41.5 8,149 59.6 58.5-60.8
GENDER
Male 5,937 2,741 37.6 35.8-39.5 3,196 62.4 60.5-64.2
Female 9,771 4,818 42.9 41.5-44.4 4,953 57.1 55.6-58.5
RACE
White 12,201 6,208 42.8 41.5-44.1 5,993 57.2 55.9-58.5
African American 2,368 966 37.4 34.5-40.3 1,402 62.6 59.7-65.5
Asian 105 41 35.5 23.8-49.2 64 64.5 50.8-76.2
Native American 320 120 30.9 24.5-38.0 200 69.1 62.0-75.5
Other Minorities 653 205 30.1 25.0-35.8 448 69.9 64.2-75.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 630 211 30.7 25.4-36.5 419 69.3 63.5-74.6
-English Speaking 235 88 25.9 18.3-35.4 147 74.1 64.6-81.7
-Spanish Speaking 395 123 32.4 26.0-39.4 272 67.6 60.6-74.0
Non-Hispanic 15,029 7,320 41.2 40.0-42.4 7,709 58.8 57.6-60.0
AGE
18-24 466 119 27.0 21.9-32.8 347 73.0 67.2-78.1
25-34 1,498 408 25.7 23.0-28.6 1,090 74.3 71.4-77.0
35-44 2,439 731 30.6 28.3-33.1 1,708 69.4 66.9-71.7
45-54 3,059 1,097 36.0 33.8-38.2 1,962 64.0 61.8-66.2
55-64 3,358 1,733 51.6 49.4-53.7 1,625 48.4 46.3-50.6
65-74 2,716 1,822 68.2 66.0-70.3 894 31.8 29.7-34.0
75+ 2,060 1,601 78.9 76.6-81.1 459 21.1 18.9-23.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,242 1,115 39.2 35.9-42.6 1,127 60.8 57.4-64.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,610 2,156 37.4 35.2-39.7 2,454 62.6 60.3-64.8
Some Post-H.S. 4,091 1,932 40.1 37.9-42.4 2,159 59.9 57.6-62.1
College Graduate 4,729 2,336 44.0 42.1-46.0 2,393 56.0 54.0-57.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,765 807 36.6 33.0-40.4 958 63.4 59.6-67.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,508 1,219 38.7 35.4-42.1 1,289 61.3 57.9-64.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,669 806 40.7 37.1-44.5 863 59.3 55.5-62.9
$35,000- 49,999 2,181 1,030 39.9 37.1-42.7 1,151 60.1 57.3-62.9
$50,000-74,999 2,232 1,021 38.4 35.6-41.3 1,211 61.6 58.7-64.4
$75,000+ 3,215 1,553 43.1 40.7-45.5 1,662 56.9 54.5-59.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,850 3,253 47.7 45.8-49.7 2,597 52.3 50.3-54.2
No 9,467 4,157 37.6 36.1-39.1 5,310 62.4 60.9-63.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,369 1,411 53.8 50.8-56.7 958 46.2 43.3-49.2
Non-Veteran 13,332 6,145 38.2 36.9-39.4 7,187 61.8 60.6-63.1

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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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