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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,401 307 12.7 10.8-14.9 3,094 87.3 85.1-89.2
RACE
White 2,367 217 13.5 11.1-16.4 2,150 86.5 83.6-88.9
African American 633 70 12.7 9.1-17.5 563 87.3 82.5-90.9
Other Minorities 387 19 8.7 4.2-16.9 368 91.3 83.1-95.8
AGE
18-24 256 67 31.4 24.0-39.9 189 68.6 60.1-76.0
25-34 890 75 9.6 7.2-12.5 815 90.4 87.5-92.8
35-44 1,405 100 6.9 5.4- 8.7 1,305 93.1 91.3-94.6
45-49 850 65 7.4 5.5-10.1 785 92.6 89.9-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 301 21 7.1 4.0-12.2 280 92.9 87.8-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 794 69 13.8 9.5-19.7 725 86.2 80.3-90.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,040 107 15.0 11.6-19.1 933 85.0 80.9-88.4
College Graduate 1,265 110 11.6 8.8-15.1 1,155 88.4 84.9-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 29 12.1 6.1-22.5 288 87.9 77.5-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 478 31 6.8 4.2-10.8 447 93.2 89.2-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 344 27 8.9 5.2-15.0 317 91.1 85.0-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 489 47 15.1 10.1-22.0 442 84.9 78.0-89.9
$50,000-74,999 566 54 10.8 7.6-15.1 512 89.2 84.9-92.4
$75,000+ 877 83 14.4 10.5-19.6 794 85.6 80.4-89.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 828 69 12.5 8.4-18.2 759 87.5 81.8-91.6
No 2,562 238 12.8 10.7-15.3 2,324 87.2 84.7-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 109 11 6.9 3.2-14.3 98 93.1 85.7-96.8
Non-Veteran 3,292 296 12.9 10.9-15.1 2,996 87.1 84.9-89.1

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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