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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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%)
North Carolina 15,708 7,559 40.4 39.2-41.5 8,149 59.6 58.5-60.8
-New Hanover County 369 197 42.5 35.9-49.4 172 57.5 50.6-64.1
GENDER
Male 144 78 41.4 31.0-52.5 66 58.6 47.5-69.0
Female 225 119 43.7 36.2-51.5 106 56.3 48.5-63.8
RACE
White 318 174 45.3 38.3-52.5 144 54.7 47.5-61.7
Other 48 20 28.7 15.3-47.3 28 71.3 52.7-84.7
AGE
18-44 82 25 26.0 16.8-38.1 57 74.0 61.9-83.2
45+ 285 170 53.6 45.4-61.6 115 46.4 38.4-54.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 60 41.3 28.4-55.5 43 58.7 44.5-71.6
Some College + 265 136 42.9 35.4-50.7 129 57.1 49.3-64.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 88 39.2 29.3-50.2 74 60.8 49.8-70.7
$50,000+ 159 82 47.0 38.3-55.9 77 53.0 44.1-61.7

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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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