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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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
-Piedmont NC 1,669 154 14.3 11.4-17.8 1,515 85.7 82.2-88.6
GENDER
Female 1,669 154 14.3 11.4-17.8 1,515 85.7 82.2-88.6
RACE
White 1,189 111 15.5 11.9-19.9 1,078 84.5 80.1-88.1
African American 290 35 14.1 9.0-21.5 255 85.9 78.5-91.0
Other Minorities 183 8 9.9 4.0-22.7 175 90.1 77.3-96.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 150 4 4.4 1.2-15.2 146 95.6 84.8-98.8
Non-Hispanic 1,518 150 15.7 12.5-19.4 1,368 84.3 80.6-87.5
AGE
18-24 110 35 37.4 26.4-49.7 75 62.6 50.3-73.6
25-34 448 42 10.5 7.3-15.0 406 89.5 85.0-92.7
35-44 694 42 6.8 4.7- 9.5 652 93.2 90.5-95.3
45-54 417 35 8.2 5.3-12.4 382 91.8 87.6-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 146 10 7.1 3.3-14.5 136 92.9 85.5-96.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 345 34 18.7 11.7-28.5 311 81.3 71.5-88.3
Some Post-H.S. 479 51 16.6 11.5-23.4 428 83.4 76.6-88.5
College Graduate 698 59 11.7 8.1-16.7 639 88.3 83.3-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 14 14.4 5.3-33.4 106 85.6 66.6-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 221 12 5.6 2.6-11.8 209 94.4 88.2-97.4
$25,000- 34,999 143 12 11.5 5.1-23.8 131 88.5 76.2-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 221 24 18.3 10.9-29.2 197 81.7 70.8-89.1
$50,000-74,999 273 24 9.9 5.8-16.3 249 90.1 83.7-94.2
$75,000+ 530 51 16.3 11.1-23.2 479 83.7 76.8-88.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 364 28 13.6 7.4-23.5 336 86.4 76.5-92.6
No 1,302 126 14.6 11.5-18.3 1,176 85.4 81.7-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 40 4 4.6 1.5-13.2 36 95.4 86.8-98.5
Non-Veteran 1,629 150 14.5 11.6-18.1 1,479 85.5 81.9-88.4

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*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.

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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