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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-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
-FEMALES 9,771 4,818 42.9 41.5-44.4 4,953 57.1 55.6-58.5
RACE
White 7,474 3,934 45.9 44.2-47.6 3,540 54.1 52.4-55.8
African American 1,652 660 36.9 33.7-40.1 992 63.1 59.9-66.3
Other Minorities 608 214 32.9 27.2-39.1 394 67.1 60.9-72.8
AGE
18-24 267 75 28.4 21.9-36.0 192 71.6 64.0-78.1
25-34 937 277 30.0 26.5-33.8 660 70.0 66.2-73.5
35-44 1,487 471 32.5 29.6-35.7 1,016 67.5 64.3-70.4
45-54 1,871 691 37.2 34.4-40.1 1,180 62.8 59.9-65.6
55-64 2,004 1,055 52.8 50.1-55.6 949 47.2 44.4-49.9
65-74 1,732 1,150 67.1 64.3-69.8 582 32.9 30.2-35.7
75+ 1,391 1,063 77.2 74.2-80.0 328 22.8 20.0-25.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,356 721 45.7 41.7-49.7 635 54.3 50.3-58.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,857 1,400 40.1 37.3-43.0 1,457 59.9 57.0-62.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,731 1,318 41.9 39.3-44.6 1,413 58.1 55.4-60.7
College Graduate 2,805 1,367 45.3 42.7-47.9 1,438 54.7 52.1-57.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,246 602 42.3 37.7-47.0 644 57.7 53.0-62.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,614 791 39.4 35.8-43.2 823 60.6 56.8-64.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,029 507 43.2 39.1-47.5 522 56.8 52.5-60.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,294 608 39.7 36.0-43.5 686 60.3 56.5-64.0
$50,000-74,999 1,276 590 40.5 37.0-44.2 686 59.5 55.8-63.0
$75,000+ 1,720 841 46.2 42.8-49.6 879 53.8 50.4-57.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,697 2,080 49.5 47.1-52.0 1,617 50.5 48.0-52.9
No 5,849 2,643 40.3 38.5-42.2 3,206 59.7 57.8-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 95 48.5 39.5-57.7 113 51.5 42.3-60.5
Non-Veteran 9,563 4,723 42.8 41.3-44.3 4,840 57.2 55.7-58.7

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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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