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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)*-WHITES

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
-WHITES 2,367 217 13.5 11.1-16.4 2,150 86.5 83.6-88.9
GENDER
Females 2,367 217 13.5 11.1-16.4 2,150 86.5 83.6-88.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 3 5.3 1.5-17.1 28 94.7 82.9-98.5
Non-Hispanic 2,336 214 13.7 11.2-16.5 2,122 86.3 83.5-88.8
AGE
18-24 144 46 34.9 25.2-46.1 98 65.1 53.9-74.8
25-34 574 48 10.3 7.3-14.3 526 89.7 85.7-92.7
35-44 1,007 74 7.8 5.9-10.2 933 92.2 89.8-94.1
45-49 642 49 7.6 5.4-10.7 593 92.4 89.3-94.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 109 12 13.7 6.8-25.5 97 86.3 74.5-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 504 45 14.4 9.2-21.9 459 85.6 78.1-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 751 76 14.5 10.5-19.5 675 85.5 80.5-89.5
College Graduate 1,003 84 12.2 8.9-16.5 919 87.8 83.5-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 15 8.4 4.3-15.6 140 91.6 84.4-95.7
$15,000- 24,999 221 21 12.0 6.9-20.0 200 88.0 80.0-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 206 10 5.3 2.7- 9.9 196 94.7 90.1-97.3
$35,000- 49,999 362 36 16.8 10.6-25.6 326 83.2 74.4-89.4
$50,000-74,999 438 38 10.4 6.8-15.7 400 89.6 84.3-93.2
$75,000+ 763 70 14.3 10.0-20.1 693 85.7 79.9-90.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 570 51 14.2 9.3-21.0 519 85.8 79.0-90.7
No 1,795 166 13.4 10.7-16.5 1,629 86.6 83.5-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 5 7.5 2.3-21.9 55 92.5 78.1-97.7
Non-Veteran 2,307 212 13.7 11.2-16.5 2,095 86.3 83.5-88.8

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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