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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Immunization

A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected in your arm. During the past 12 months,
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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
-Piedmont NC 7,551 3,695 41.3 39.6-43.0 3,856 58.7 57.0-60.4
GENDER
Male 2,886 1,337 38.1 35.6-40.7 1,549 61.9 59.3-64.4
Female 4,665 2,358 44.3 42.1-46.4 2,307 55.7 53.6-57.9
RACE
White 5,994 3,100 44.4 42.5-46.2 2,894 55.6 53.8-57.5
African American 1,073 431 35.6 31.7-39.7 642 64.4 60.3-68.3
Other Minorities 461 156 32.7 26.7-39.4 305 67.3 60.6-73.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 346 122 32.5 25.5-40.4 224 67.5 59.6-74.5
Non-Hispanic 7,187 3,561 42.1 40.5-43.8 3,626 57.9 56.2-59.5
AGE
18-24 211 63 30.3 23.1-38.6 148 69.7 61.4-76.9
25-34 749 214 26.9 23.1-31.0 535 73.1 69.0-76.9
35-44 1,251 400 32.5 29.2-35.9 851 67.5 64.1-70.8
45-54 1,522 580 38.5 35.4-41.8 942 61.5 58.2-64.6
55-64 1,582 815 50.6 47.4-53.8 767 49.4 46.2-52.6
65-74 1,225 841 69.1 65.7-72.2 384 30.9 27.8-34.3
75+ 949 757 80.7 77.1-83.8 192 19.3 16.2-22.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 959 490 40.7 35.6-46.1 469 59.3 53.9-64.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,091 1,006 38.3 35.1-41.7 1,085 61.7 58.3-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,924 943 41.1 37.8-44.4 981 58.9 55.6-62.2
College Graduate 2,560 1,247 44.1 41.5-46.7 1,313 55.9 53.3-58.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 698 333 36.9 31.1-43.2 365 63.1 56.8-68.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,154 591 40.7 35.8-45.9 563 59.3 54.1-64.2
$25,000- 34,999 736 355 40.6 35.6-45.9 381 59.4 54.1-64.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,003 481 40.1 36.0-44.5 522 59.9 55.5-64.0
$50,000-74,999 1,060 482 38.3 34.3-42.5 578 61.7 57.5-65.7
$75,000+ 1,861 901 44.1 41.0-47.2 960 55.9 52.8-59.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,579 1,476 48.9 46.0-51.9 1,103 51.1 48.1-54.0
No 4,794 2,148 38.8 36.7-40.9 2,646 61.2 59.1-63.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,005 636 55.5 51.0-59.9 369 44.5 40.1-49.0
Non-Veteran 6,543 3,059 39.3 37.6-41.1 3,484 60.7 58.9-62.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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